Six Democratic senators have endorsed gay marriage this week as the Supreme Court hears two cases on the issue. Republicans, who are generally more socially conservative than Democrats, remain largely opposed. read more
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Midway into a second day of tackling the gay marriage issue, conservatives on the Supreme Court said they were troubled by President Obama's decision in 2011 not to defend the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. read more
Six Rhode Island mayors voiced support for same-sex marriage on Monday, calling on the state Senate to pass a bill legalizing gay marriage that has already won overwhelming support in the state's House of Representatives. read more
Pro-life advocate Anthony Horvath is trying to stir up a hornet's nest with remarks aimed to shake up the status quo in America's abortion debate. But is it possible to remove religious views from the abortion debate? read more
Set to become the most restrictive abortion law in the natin, the "heartbeat" bill provides exceptions if an abortion would prevent the death or irreversible impairment of a pregnant woman but no exceptions for rape. read more
For many gathered at a hotel south of Washington at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the lesson from Gov. Mitt Romney's loss is a simple one: Republicans nominated a candidate who wasn't conservative enough.