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Vaccines & Viruses: Australia gets tough on vaccine objectors

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | No jab, no pay. Under a new policy announced Sunday, Australian families on welfare could see their benefits cut by up to $11,000 if they refuse vaccines for…

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Mental capacity. Lawyers for a man sentenced to death for killing a police officer in Baton Rouge, La., argued last week before the U.S. Supreme Court that he…

Indiana governor signs RFRA ‘fix’

By Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | Religious liberty experts say the amendment exposes Christians to jail time or fines for refusing to violate their beliefs

Indiana and the culture wars

By Cal Thomas
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Religious Liberty | If I visit a kosher restaurant and order a pork chop, am I being discriminated against when the waiter says they don’t serve pork? If an establishment…

Senate Democrats stall Medicare reform bill over abortion funding ban

By Courtney Crandell
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Politics | For 17 years, lawmakers have attempted to change Medicare’s formula for reimbursing physicians. The annually passed fixes have been expensive, and the…

Vanity license plates become free speech flashpoint

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Just whose speech is on vanity license plates—yours, or the state in which you live? That was the question in the case of rejected license plates in Texas,

Review board: Gordon College accreditation not at risk

By Leigh Jones
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Higher Education | The organization at the center of a debate over religious liberty in higher education now says Christian university Gordon College is not at risk of losing…

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…

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