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A healthcare plan we can get behind?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Healthcare | One of President Obama’s jibes at members of the opposition party is that all they can do is obstruct. “The Party of No,” according to him, has…

Connecticut commission recommends homeschooling restrictions

By Andrew Branch
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Homeschooling | A Connecticut task force formed after the Newtown shooting is recommending a new policy that would allow the state to keep a close eye on homeschoolers and…

New Mexico moves to cut off driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants

By Mark Moland
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Immigration | New Mexico’s House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal a 12-year-old law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. Mike Lonergan,

Rules on top of rules for teachers who teach teachers

By Emily Scheie
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Education | A government proposal to further regulate teacher training has drawn accusations of federal overreach, unfairness, and careless spending from conservative…

Mississippi and West Virginia maintain country’s strictest vaccination laws

By Laura Edghill
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Health | Vaccine-wary parents in Mississippi and West Virginia must continue to comply with mandatory immunization rules for their children to be eligible to attend…

Midday Roundup: Trial of Chris Kyle’s accused killer starts today

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sniper trial. The man charged with the murder of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose story is told in the blockbuster movie American Sniper , goes on trial today…

Will school choice gain ground under new education proposals?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Both houses of Congress hope soon to pass a bill fixing or replacing the federal education law No Child Left Behind (NCLB). While standardized testing and…

From science to scientism in the Obama era

From science to scientism in the Obama era

By John G. West
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Science | An excerpt from the newly updated edition of John G. West’s Darwin Day in America

Good-bye, RadioShack

By Marvin Olasky
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Business | Isn’t it strange that those favoring expansion of progress-reducing government agencies call themselves “progressives”? Let’s juxtapose that curiosity…

Greek tragedy

Greek tragedy

By Mindy Belz
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Greece | Dependency on government reshapes the character of any nation

Hyphenated-nation

Hyphenated-nation

By Cal Thomas
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Government | As if we aren’t already divided enough by race, class, gender, political party, economic status, and sexual orientation, the federal government is…

Vaccine debate becomes first 2016 political football

By Courtney Crandell
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Campaign 2016 | Childhood immunizations and the debate about whether they should be mandatory became a hot topic on the 2016 presidential campaign trail this week. The issue…

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