SCOTUS http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/17765/all en Pro-Lifers Can Get Crafty at Hobby Lobby too. Will Media Note? http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-lifers-can-get-crafty-hobby-lobby-too-will-media-note <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Will media celebrate a juvenile stunt that doesn’t make lib point? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="NoSpacing">The <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kristine-marsh/2014/07/10/hobby-lobby-hijinks-hyped-trend-wapo-feminist-sites">media adored 29-year-old feminist Jasmine Shea</a> when she spelled “Pro-Choice” and littered condoms throughout craft-store Hobby Lobby, acting out a temper tantrum over the Supreme Court’s new decision – but how will they react to this?&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pro-lifers-can-get-crafty-hobby-lobby-too-will-media-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Life Politics Abortion contraception mandate Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:14:21 +0000 mike.ciandella 46689 at http://www.mrc.org ABC, CBS Ignore SCOTUS Ruling Against Unions and New V.A. Chief Nomination http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-cbs-ignore-scotus-ruling-against-unions-and-new-va-chief-nomination <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to labor unions seeking to obtain more control over public employees who do not want to join the union.&nbsp;<strong>Despite the setback for union bosses,&nbsp;<em>NBC Nightly News&nbsp;</em>was the only network evening news broadcast&nbsp;to cover the ruling on Monday evening.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-cbs-ignore-scotus-ruling-against-unions-and-new-va-chief-nomination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CBS Evening News NBC Nightly News SCOTUS VA Scandal Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:17:32 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 46594 at http://www.mrc.org Three Biggest Lies Liberals Spread about the Hobby Lobby Ruling http://www.mrc.org/articles/three-biggest-lies-liberals-spread-about-hobby-lobby-ruling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberals took to Twitter to blow the case way out of proportion. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">As predicted, Monday’s Supreme Court ruling 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Wood Co., and other family-owned businesses who filed against the contraceptive requirements provided in the HHS Mandate raised howls of outrage from the left. American women were being thrust bask into the Dark Ages of 2009, yada yada yada. Many lefties took to Twitter to spew hate:</p><p class="normal"><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/valentitweet.JPG" style="vertical-align: middle;" height="307" width="534" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/three-biggest-lies-liberals-spread-about-hobby-lobby-ruling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Life Politics Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Twitter Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:47:20 +0000 mike.ciandella 46588 at http://www.mrc.org Outside SCOTUS, Jubilation at ‘Buffer Zone’ Decision http://www.mrc.org/articles/outside-scotus-jubilation-buffer-zone-decision <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Students For Life’s Hawkins: “If you’re pro-choice, you’re for sidewalk counseling.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lilly-bozzone">Lilly Bozzone</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Calling the Supreme Court’s June 26<sup>th</sup> buffer zone ruling a “victory for women” Students For Life President Kristin Hawkins and other pro-life leaders celebrated the chance to give women a better choice.</p> <p>Pro-lifers (by far the majority of the crowd) stood in front of the Supreme Court, awaiting the Supreme Courts decisions of the day. &nbsp;Young women representing Students For Life chanted prayers while holding signs that declared, “We Are The Pro-Life Generation.” </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/outside-scotus-jubilation-buffer-zone-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Life Politics Abortion buffer zones SCOTUS Students for Life Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:45:47 +0000 mike.ciandella 46573 at http://www.mrc.org Schultz Show: ‘Scalia Law a Lot Like Sharia Law’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/schultz-show-scalia-law-lot-sharia-law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Because beginning a meeting with a prayer is just like stoning for apostasy. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Allowing a brief prayer to be said at the beginning of a court case is akin to stoning and beheading people for not following your religion, according to liberal comedian John Fugelsang.&nbsp; On MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” May 6, Fugelsang actually compared the recent Supreme Court decision in Greece vs. Galloway to allow prayer in government as reminiscent to Muslim Sharia Law. Really?<img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/John%20fugelsang.JPG" style="float: right;" height="170" width="263" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/schultz-show-scalia-law-lot-sharia-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Politics Ed Show prayer SCOTUS Thu, 08 May 2014 17:43:05 +0000 mike.ciandella 46201 at http://www.mrc.org Dishonest Abortion Activists Attack Hobby Lobby at SCOTUS http://www.mrc.org/articles/dishonest-abortion-activists-attack-hobby-lobby-scotus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Protestors rally behind ‘War on Women’ lie. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>What do Cesar Chavez, “raped animals,” Margaret Sanger fans, and Occupy-esque mantras have in common? </p><p>They were all present in front of the Supreme Court today. Hundreds of left-wing activists showed up today to attack Hobby Lobby for its objection to the Obama Administration’s HHS Mandate, specifically that the Christian-owned firm pays for abortifacient contraceptives in the employee health insurance plan Obamacare says it must provide. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dishonest-abortion-activists-attack-hobby-lobby-scotus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Health Life Politics Abortion contraception mandate Hobby Lobby SCOTUS War on Women Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:05:27 +0000 mike.ciandella 45833 at http://www.mrc.org Lefties Say Marriage Ruling Not Pro-Gay Enough http://www.mrc.org/articles/lefties-say-marriage-ruling-not-pro-gay-enough <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One-Sided Huffpo panel in a huff about Scotus decision. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-enk">Lauren Enk</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You’d think the uber-lefty talking heads at Huffington Post would be wildly rejoicing over the DOMA and Prop 8 rulings in the Supreme Court. But actually, HuffPo Live’s panel complained on June 26 that the decisions weren’t quite pro-gay enough. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/lefties-say-marriage-ruling-not-pro-gay-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution gay homosexual HuffPo SCOTUS Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:02:07 +0000 dan.gainor 43916 at http://www.mrc.org USA TODAY: Hollywood ‘the best man of gay marriage?’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/usa-today-hollywood-best-man-gay-marriage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paper hails pop culture for clearing path for SSM. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-enk">Lauren Enk</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Being a Hollywood liberal means getting to choose which societal developments you’re responsible for. Culture of violence? Our blood-spattered shoot-em-ups are just good fun that don’t influence anyone. Growing acceptance of gay-marriage? Put our names high in the credits for that one!&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/usa-today-hollywood-best-man-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics gay agenda Gay Marriage hollywood SCOTUS Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:59:37 +0000 matt.philbin 43911 at http://www.mrc.org A New York Times Blessing for Gay Activist Lawyer Mary Bonauto, '...a Woman Making History' http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-blessing-gay-activist-lawyer-mary-bonauto-woman-making-history <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>After two days of same-sex marriage arguments at the Supreme Court, <em>New York Times</em> reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg bestowed a blessing on the "serious and unassuming" Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD).</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-blessing-gay-activist-lawyer-mary-bonauto-woman-making-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DOMA Gay Marriage Mary Bonauto SCOTUS Sheryl Gay Stolberg Supreme Court Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:41:54 +0000 clay.waters 43042 at http://www.mrc.org Former WH Reporter for NY Times Calls CPAC "Aviary for Far-Right 'Wacko Birds'" http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/former-wh-reporter-ny-times-calls-cpac-aviary-far-right-wacko-birds <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> columnist Frank Bruni, a former White House reporter for the <em>Times</em>, followed Sen. John McCain in mocking attendees of the latest Conservative Political Action Conference (aka CPAC) as "wacko birds" in his <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-marriage-and-the-supremes.html?ref=todayspaper&amp;pagewanted=all">column Sunday </a>on gay marriage at the Supreme Court.&nbsp;<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Frank_Bruni_03_14_13_1.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="208" width="298" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/former-wh-reporter-ny-times-calls-cpac-aviary-far-right-wacko-birds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts CPAC Frank Bruni Gay Marriage Labeling Bias SCOTUS Mon, 25 Mar 2013 23:12:50 +0000 clay.waters 43018 at http://www.mrc.org Former WH Reporter for NY Times Calls CPAC "Aviary for Far-Right 'Wacko Birds'" http://www.mrc.org/articles/former-wh-reporter-ny-times-calls-cpac-aviary-far-right-wacko-birds <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> columnist Frank Bruni, a former White House reporter for the Times, followed Sen. John McCain in mocking attendees of the latest Conservative Political Action Conference (aka CPAC) as "wacko birds" in his <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-marriage-and-the-supremes.html?ref=todayspaper&amp;pagewanted=all ">column Sunday </a>on gay marriage at the Supreme Court. <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Frank_Bruni_03_14_13_0.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="208" width="298" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/former-wh-reporter-ny-times-calls-cpac-aviary-far-right-wacko-birds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CPAC Frank Bruni Gay Marriage Labeling Bias SCOTUS Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:08:54 +0000 clay.waters 43016 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Ignores, NBC Reports and ABC Frets Over Supreme Court Ruling of Mojave Cross http://www.mrc.org/articles/cbs-ignores-nbc-reports-and-abc-frets-over-supreme-court-ruling-mojave-cross <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Given the contentiousness of the debate over the proper role of religion in American public life, you'd think an important Supreme Court ruling on the issue would be a big story to the network news. But the Court's April 28 finding regarding a cross on a World War I memorial in the Mojave Desert elicited a yawn from CBS's “Evening News,” a 78-word report from NBC's “Nightly News,” and a one-sided segment from ABC's “World News with Diane Sawyer” that fretted if the Court “move[d] the bar on the separation of church and state.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cbs-ignores-nbc-reports-and-abc-frets-over-supreme-court-ruling-mojave-cross" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith MojaveCross SCOTUS Thu, 29 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29056 at http://www.mrc.org