Jay, Let’s be real here. Do you really think these lawsuits have a single winning argument? And, frankly, since when do state attorneys general have standing in matters like this? Frankly, I think opponents of health care reform are getting desperate. This is a futile attempt to waste money on frivolous lawsuits and get some…

It is not clear at this point how, if at all, the President’s health care plan will be enacted. Polls on this topic are universally poor.  So, let’s try to simplify this. Jay, do you agree or disagree with these principles: Every American who wants health care should be able to obtain some degree of…

Jay, You asked me: “Would you have criticized the Catholic Church if it had OPPOSED the Stupak/Pitts Amendment and it failed to clear the House?” Here’s my answer:  Of course not.  I think everyone should support the Constitution. In this case, the Catholic bishops have stripped more than half of all Americans of their constitutional…

On Thursday, I blogged defending the position that the current version of the health care reform bill moving through the House does not cover abortion. I’ve tried to respond to some of the posted responses already. I’d also like to point out an interesting perspective on the issue brought up by Steve Waldman, our editor-in-chief at Beliefnet. In…

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