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Is the U.S. religious freedom report all bark and no bite?

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | While the Obama administration made two big moves on persecution this week—appointing an ambassador for international religious freedom and releasing the…

Midday Roundup: Eric Cantor bails on last few months in office

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Leaving early. A day after Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., stepped down as House Majority Leader, he told the Richmond Times-Dispatch he will not complete his term in…

U.S. lawmakers: Stop violence in Ukraine, hit Putin where it hurts

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Ukraine | WASHINGTON—In a grassy field in eastern Ukraine, several victims of the Malaysian plane crash rot in the summer sun. Pro-Russian separatist fighters have…

Do Muslim Brotherhood operatives have the president’s ear?

By Derringer Dick
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Terrorism | Do Muslim Brotherhood operatives “enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy” through their relationship with the Obama administration? Posters like this one…

Controversial disabilities treaty makes a comeback

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved a controversial disabilities treaty, renewing a battle with conservatives who say it…

Don't fence me in

By Cal Thomas
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Israel | At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border. Philip…

U.S. policy needs a religious liberty upgrade

By Emily Scheie
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Religious Liberty | WASHINGTON—The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) lists 26 nations on its 2014 report of countries that consistently…

Sympathy for the devil

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Movies | In Walt Disney’s 1959 animated fantasy Sleeping Beauty , one of the three good-natured fairies pauses a moment in mid-mayhem of curses, poisoned spinning…

Rand Paul: Senate ‘all empty air’ on persecution

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Kentucky senator chastises colleagues for voting against amendment tying conditions to foreign aid

Is U.S. policy putting child immigrants in danger?

By Emily Scheie
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—During a visit this summer to a Department of Homeland Security facility in McAllen, Texas, Genevieve Wood saw 300 immigrants packed inside…

Joe Biden: Propping up corruption?

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | PODGORICA, Montenegro—Vice President Joe Biden in April shook hands with the strongman prime minister of this Balkan country of 600,000, but NATO leaders…

Web Reads: From greed to gay rights

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Sinful and foolish. The Bible says “the heart is deceitful above all else.” Much of the wisdom compiled by Morgan House in his 3,000th column for The…

 
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