Topic: Ethics and Public Policy Center
For the first time, a majority of Americans – 52 percent – support legal marijuana, the Pew Research Center reports. In November, two states legalized marijuana for recreational use.
Conservative criticism of alleged Girl Scouts policy on sexuality, birth control, and abortion pulls the organization back into the culture wars with an investigation by Catholic bishops. It's not the first time the girls have been caught in political crossfire.
In emotional testimony, married gay and lesbian couples testified before a Senate committee as to the costs – financial and emotional – of the Defense of Marriage Act. The Senate is considering a repeal.
07/20/2011 07:25 pm
Newt Gingrich's candidacy revives an old question: How relevant is adultery when it comes to choosing a president?
05/23/2011 12:09 pm
A conservative legal scholar, testifying to a House subcommittee, says the Justice Department sowed the seeds for the demise of the Defense of Marriage Act even as it publicly defended it.
04/16/2011 10:04 am
Critics question the propriety of a sitting justice attending a closed-door partisan session, but the event organizer insists all members of Congress are welcome at the 'Conservative Constitutional Seminar.'
01/24/2011 02:54 pm
Two journalists offer a political blueprint for a new crop of young Evangelicals.
10/29/2010 07:05 am
Elena Kagan breaks weeks of public silence Monday when she faces a Senate panel on her confirmation to the Supreme Court.
06/28/2010 08:32 am
Liberal and conservative groups bridge some differences in new collaborative efforts to fight the problem.
02/18/2009 12:00 am
Conservative thinkers and political historians think the GOP could be at the end of its historic 40-year grasp on power.
08/30/2008 01:00 am