Marjorie Dannenfelser on protecting the unborn, prosperity for the poor in France, predictions of the top church news of 2014, listener feedback
Today’s news and a discussion about the Supreme Court’s rejection of a pro-life appeal, plus: Cal Thomas discusses the French president's approach to poverty fighting, Jeff Walton predicts the top church news of 2014, TW&E listener feedback, and more
Abortion: The Supreme Court refused to weigh in on the Arizona fetal pain law after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a state law banning abortions after 20 weeks.
Senate approval: The Supreme Court undertook the task of determining whether or not the President broke with the Constitution by appointing people to agency boards without consent of the Senate.
Gates’ memoir: The memoir of former Defense Secretary Robert Gates continues to cause headaches for the White House.
Insurance premiums: The administration is falling behind its goals for signing up young healthy people in Obamacare, but insurance industry consultant Robert Laszewski says Republican alternatives to Obamacare would also cover pre-existing conditions, which means they too would have to be subsidized.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that U.S. markets were down sharply on Monday.
A conversation with Marjorie Dannenfelser
Marjorie Dannenfelser discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to reject an appeal of Arizona’s law that bans abortion after 20 weeks.
Commentary: Prosperity for the poor
Commentator Cal Thomas discusses the way French President Francois Hollande is approaching the problem of poverty.
Predicting the top church news of 2014
Jeff Walton is communications manager for the Washington, D.C.-based Institute on Religion & Democracy. Read IRD Predicts Top Church News of 2014.
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