Newspaper Roundup for Friday, April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012 - 6:50 AM

The Hill:
Catholic bishops issue 'call to action' on religious freedom
The call to action is spelled out in a document released Thursday

Politico:
Obama and Romney in dead heat, Fox News poll shows

The Hill:
Romney campaign gets boost in wake of Hilary Rosen's remarks

Politico:
“I think Fox has been for Romney all the way through,” Gingrich said Wednesday

Fox News:
Report warns US educational failures pose national security threat

Politico:
Union super PAC 'isn’t about political parties or individual candidates,' AFL-CIO says

Fox News/AP:
Gov. Brewer signs Arizona bill banning most late-term abortions

Washington Times:
Gibe at Ann Romney opens a new front in ‘war on women’

Politico:
Kathleen Sebelius: We don't have a health care backup plan

New York Times:
States Seek Curb on Patients' Bills for Costly Drugs
Bills would limit out-of-pocket payments by consumers for expensive drugs used to treat some diseases

The Hill:
Biden calls Romney tax plan ‘out of step with American values’

Fox News:
Affidavit alleges George Zimmerman 'confronted' Trayvon Martin

USA Today:
Drought expands throughout USA
61% of the lower 48 states in "abnormally dry" or drought conditions

USA Today:
Obama defends vacations: We're working hard

USA Today:
Prom spending rises to average $1,078 this year, survey says

Fox News:
Marines fight to protect crosses at Camp Pendleton as atheist groups seek removal

USA Today:
Tax refunds being used to pay for bankruptcy filings

San Francisco Chronicle:
Calif. high court rules workers get half-hour break
But employers don't have to make sure they actually take a break

Fox News:
Gibson Guitar case drags on with no sign of criminal charges

Washington Post:
Fairfax County considers creating virtual high school
Would allow students to take all their classes from a computer at home

Washington Post:
Gay rights groups vow more pressure on Obama to sign nondiscrimination order

Fox News:
Texas church criticized for using lion during Easter sermons