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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…

Should government fence in ‘free-range’ parents?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Child Protective Services (CPS) found a Maryland couple responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect last week for letting their children, ages 10 and…

Abortion bills pass New Mexico House, head to Senate

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Two pro-life bills advanced through New Mexico’s House of Representatives Friday. If they make it through the Senate, the legislation will bring the state…

Lawmakers fight to close abortion insurance coverage loophole

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The United States has historically upheld the right for businesses, organizations, and individuals to refuse funding abortions. But following the passage of…

Evolutionists kill academic freedom bills in four state legislatures

Evolutionists kill academic freedom bills in four state legislatures

By Dick Peterson
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Education | Public school science teachers want to teach without fear of discipline, demotion, or termination when the curriculum touches topics that are controversial…

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