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Emails reveal NARAL’s plan to shut down crisis pregnancy centers

By Daniel James Devine
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Abortion | Abortion activists are on a campaign against pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in Maryland, and newly uncovered emails show they are advising county officials…

Obama’s losing record at the Supreme Court

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Historically, the federal government wins seven of every 10 cases it argues before the U.S. Supreme Court. But the Obama administration is far from typical.

Critics: Free community college won’t solve U.S. education problem

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | In a preview of his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a proposal to give all “responsible students” two years of free…

State lawmakers support medical pot for kids despite doctors’ doubts

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | Children in Illinois can now be prescribed medical marijuana, according to rules announced by state officials last week.  The rules amend the state’s…

Planned Parenthood’s 327,653 ‘sales’

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | It’s time for Planned Parenthood’s annual report on how many babies died in the abortion mills and how much taxpayer money went to such an organization.

Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a…

The year of the pro-life law

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | In 2014, the pro-life movement celebrated significant victories: The abortion rate dropped to its lowest point since Roe v. Wade , states enacted at least 20…

House Republicans take year-end swing at IRS

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—House GOP investigators blasted a “culture of bias” at the Internal Revenue Service in their final 2014 report on the agency’s targeting of…

All’s well in Warren

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religion | I just got through to the secretary of the mayor’s office of the Detroit suburb of Warren, Mich., and asked her if there is a holiday display this year at…

‘Grinch’ governor vetoes New York adoption tax credit

By Emily Belz
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Adoption | NEW YORK—The New York legislature in June unanimously passed a bill providing a tax deduction for families adopting children out of the foster care system.

First lady Michelle Obama’s food fight rages on

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Congress threw some whole grains out of first lady Michelle Obama’s food fight last week by passing a massive year-end spending bill that eases some…

Midday Roundup: Obama nominees get last-minute love from Senate Dems

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Rubber stamps. The Senate is taking a flurry of last-minute votes on judicial and cabinet appointees before it adjourns for the year and the Republicans take…

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