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Would mandatory maternity leave hinder workplace equality?

Would mandatory maternity leave hinder workplace equality?

By Kiley Crossland
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Jobs | President Barack Obama continued to push for national paid maternity leave in a speech this week, but he hasn’t proposed any plans to achieve it. While his…

Outside threats

Outside threats

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Government | For all its power, the federal government cannot manipulate events

Amending the Constitution to restrict freedom?

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Free Speech | If a proposed constitutional amendment becomes law, groups like the National Right to Life Commission (NRLC) could lose their First Amendment protections when…

No denying climate change deniers

By Cal Thomas
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Science | People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming–climate change are not just “deniers”; we are guilty of a “nihilistic refusal” to…

Supreme Court: Obama’s recess appointments were illegal

By Leigh Jones
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Supreme Court | President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he filled vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012 while Congress was not in an official…

Senate war on global violence against women may threaten the unborn

By Ryan Hill
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—At a refugee camp on the edge of a national forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, women venture into the trees to gather food and firewood.

Conservatives lobby for religious exemptions in LGBT anti-bias policy

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Rather than fight President Barack Obama’s planned executive order against LGBT bias in the workplace, religious conservatives are rallying to persuade him…

Government archivist: IRS ‘did not follow the law’

By Allie Hulcher
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of Lois Lerner’s emails, according to an archivist from…

Can Republicans be ‘revivalists’?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to get a laugh: “I’m happy to be here tonight from…

The real cause of poverty in the world

The real cause of poverty in the world

By William Easterly
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year for analysis

Liberty and the pursuit of marijuana happiness

By Kristen Eicher
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Health | WASHINGTON—Marijuana has been decriminalized and legalized for recreational use in Washington and Colorado, while New York is set to become the 23rd state…

Supreme Court confirms First Amendment protections for whistleblowers

By Allie Hulcher
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Supreme Court | In a decision that could give more rights to public workers who speak out against government corruption, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously…

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