A bill introduced by California Senator Ricardo Lara would take away certain nonprofit tax benefits away from certain youth groups that ban gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people from becoming members. The move is largely seen as a way to pressure the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay members.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) discovered that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can read private electronic communications such as emails and text messages without a warrant. New Senate legislation aims to update electronic privacy laws, but until then, is the IRS within their rights?
Under the Affordable Care Act, a surge of people will need health care, but how will medical professionals be able to accommodate everyone? When Massachusetts law mandated health care coverage, wait times for primary care physicians increased. Physicians started practicing “shared medical appointments” (SMA), where the doctor sees a group of people at once.
Scandal-plagued Mark Sanford is close to winning back his old seat in the House and former New York Representative Anthony Weiner might run for mayor. Is a sex scandal still the career ruiner it once was or has the art of the comeback made it possible to get past those public relations nightmares?
Author Naomi Schaefer Riley’s new book, “’Til Faith Do Us Part: How Interfaith Marriage is Transforming America,” examines why interfaith marriages are becoming more common but sometimes end in unhappiness and divorce.