Shannon Bream Archive
Published April 02, 2013
The farming industry is pushing back against two new regulations from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which are aimed at food safety but could be costly to both farmers and consumers.
Published March 18, 2013
Opponents of Arizona's law, which requires proving citizenship to vote, see it as an attack on minorities.
Published March 11, 2013
Under the Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act, which is scheduled to go into effect later this summer, women seeking an abortion who are at least 12 weeks pregnant will be required to undergo an ultrasound, and if a heartbeat is detected, the abortion would not be permitted.
Published March 07, 2013
With Capitol Hill mired in gridlock and lawmakers governing from one crisis to the next, there's a growing focus on the Supreme Court's increasingly powerful role in determining the law of the land.
Published March 05, 2013
The American Action Forum estimates the latest federal regulations on school food, which include caps on serving sizes and calorie counts, will cost schools $127 million and require more than 926,000 hours of paperwork.
Published February 22, 2013
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has directed Pentagon personnel to immediately begin efforts to extend certain benefits to same-sex domestic partners of military members. But the move has sparked a heated debate, with critics arguing the policy gives special treatment to one class and winds up discriminating against others.
Published February 06, 2013
If the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gets its way, a pending federal regulation could make your check-out at the grocery store a tad pricier.
Published February 04, 2013
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the first individual filing related to a recent lower court decision that invalidated President Obama’s three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board. The filing had sought to have the board's rulings invalidated as well.
Published January 29, 2013
As Congress debates various gun control measures, President Obama is publicly putting the heat on Capitol Hill.
Published January 16, 2013
The budget isn't the only issue where the Obama administration and Congress have taken a lax attitude to following or defending the law, from immigration to gay marriage.