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Executive orders and civil disobedience

By La Shawn Barber
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Sexuality | President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars federal contractors from considering an employee’s sexual proclivities or gender identity…

Obama: LGBT conduct trumps religious freedom

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | President Barack Obama on Monday ignored the concerns of religious conservatives and signed an executive order adding sexuality and gender identity to a list…

Three parents are one too many

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Science | WASHINGTON—When Wesley J. Smith was young, parents who couldn’t have children often adopted. Smith remembers growing up with adopted kids, and…

Are black voters turning against Obama?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their…

Christian college loses city contract over biblical teachings about sexuality

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Massachusetts Christian college is facing a backlash for supporting religious exemptions to a proposed presidential order that would add sexuality to the…

Home improvements coming your way

Home improvements coming your way

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Government | There is a children’s book titled Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? As you might expect, it concerns a ne’re-do-well tyke with great ideas that somehow…

Midday Roundup: Court again gives thumbs up to affirmative action

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Affirmative approval. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled again yesterday that the University of Texas may legally use race as part of its admissions…

The American people’s gridlock

The American people’s gridlock

By D.C. Innes
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Congress | Everyone’s down on Congress. Public approval for the institution stands around 13 percent. Even three billionaires, whom the law generally serves well, used…

The never-ending war on poverty

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Poverty | WASHINGTON—President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a “war on poverty” in January 1964. Fifty years later, Congress is still debating…

Debt decisions

Debt decisions

By David Skeel
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Money | A better idea for student loan reform

Why ‘compassionate conservatism’ died

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | About once a month I get a letter from a WORLD reader asking me what happened to what became known as “compassionate conservatism.” Here’s a quick…

The federal government has a $100 billion budget leak

By Andrew Branch
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Government | Federal agencies admit to making almost $100 billion in benefit payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them. But congressional…

 
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