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Living in a freedom from religion era

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | “Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him” (Proverbs 26:4, NKJV). Constant vigilance! Atheists are determined to protect the…

Illinois governor sues to protect state workers from ‘fair share’ union dues

By Laura Edghill
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Government | February weather across the Midwest may be frigid, but the current stand-off between Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s public sector unions has…

Is the government greasing the skids for another housing slump?

By Kent Covington
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Housing | On the whole, the housing market has regained much of the ground it lost in the 2008 financial crisis. Sales have been healthier each year for the past few…

In protest of Common Core, parents and kids opting out of state testing

By Emily Scheie
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Education | This spring, many students across the country face new standardized tests designed to align with new education standards such as Common Core. But the length…

Clarence Thomas vs. paternalistic racism

By Marvin Olasky
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Race Issues | Last night a family-oriented cop show, CBS’s Blue Bloods , had a subplot about a police executive pulling strings to help a grown son avoid the consequences of…

New Mexico lawmakers consider state’s first abortion restrictions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Three new bills filed by pro-life legislators in New Mexico have a chance at becoming the first major abortion restrictions enacted in the state. The New…

Time for a refresher course

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | The Bible isn’t a talking point

Chris Cuomo: ‘Our rights do not come from God’

By Cal Thomas
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Law | “… the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” — John F. Kennedy, inaugural address, Jan. 20, 1961 It isn’t…

Another sluggish sign-up season for HealthCare.gov

By Jim Henry
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Healthcare | As during much of the 2014 enrollment period, the HealthCare.gov website was plagued by another major glitch over the weekend as the 2015 signup window drew…

When is it too late to blow the whistle on fraud?

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court is considering a case that touches on one of the government’s longstanding fraud-fighting tools to encourage people in-the-know to report…

Judge halts Obama’s immigration action

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | Federal judge in Texas issues temporary injunction to allow states’ lawsuit to proceed

States press forward with 20-week abortion bans

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Twenty-week abortion bans made progress through two state legislatures last week, just three weeks after leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives nixed…

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