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The reality of Indiana’s religious freedom law

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | Media and opponents mischaracterize the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ohio House passes heartbeat law over Kasich's opposition

By Bob Brown
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Abortion | On Wednesday, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw abortion if a baby’s heartbeat can be detected. A baby’s heart begins to…

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…

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