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A better 2016 agenda

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | “In your heart you know he’s right,” was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964. The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who announced…

Kansas bans dismemberment abortions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Abortionists in Kansas will soon be banned from performing dismemberment abortions, thanks to legislation passed by the state legislature Wednesday. 

States debate making cursive instruction mandatory

By Emily Scheie
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Education | People fear future generations won’t be able to sign their own names, much less read the original Declaration of Independence, if students don’t learn…

Congressional maps and the power of the pen

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A case argued recently before the U.S. Supreme Court questioned the best way to shield voter rights from politicians’ whims. The question was, should…

GOP defense-spending fight highlights balanced budget challenges

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Divisions among Republicans over how best to fund the Pentagon may highlight some of the difficulties the GOP-controlled Congress will have in passing a…

Unborn baby’s murder boosts calls for fetal homicide bill in Colorado

By Courtney Crandell
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Crime | A 7-month-old, unborn baby girl died earlier this week in Longmont, Colo., after she was brutally ripped from her mother’s womb by a woman who apparently…

Sunshine Week should turn up the heat

By Cal Thomas
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Government | This week is “Sunshine Week,” a nonprofit, nonpartisan national initiative launched by the American Society of News Editors to “promote a dialogue about…

Midday Roundup: ISIS claims responsibility for Tunisia museum attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No mercy. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on a Tunisian museum Wednesday. The death toll has risen to 23, and the…

New Mexico Dems kill state’s first abortion restrictions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | A New Mexico Senate committee killed two pro-life bills Sunday that would have aligned the state with 42 others that currently limit abortion in some…

Legislating tolerance for faith-based adoption agencies

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Legislation introduced in Congress earlier this month would prohibit government discrimination against faith-based adoption and foster care organizations that…

Can the new VA advisory committee prescribe real change?

By Maria Baer
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Military | PHOENIX—Last Friday, on his way back east after a fundraiser and a reading of his “mean tweets” on Jimmy Kimmel Live , President Barack Obama stopped in…

Midday Roundup: ISIS, Boko Haram form terror pact

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unity in terror. ISIS leaders have purportedly accepted a pledge of allegiance from Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group operating in northern Nigeria. In…

 
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