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December 5, 2016

The Unpopular Truth About The Popular Vote Have you heard the news that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote? Unless you live under a rock you likely have stumbled across a barista or aspiring novelist mumbling something about how the Electoral College is unfair and undemocratic and how electors should follow “the will of the people” and vote for Hillary…

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December 2, 2016

November 30, 2016 | TruthPR.com | — HGTV’s Chip and Joanna Gaines have captured the hearts of fans all across America. A-matter-of-fact, according to recent ratings over 3 million viewers has made “Fixer Upper” one of the top rated programs on cable. Why? Because the duo shares a refreshing admiration for one another and the home seekers they serve. The…

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December 2, 2016

I am currently planning my wedding, and I’ve never been happier. I believe that God brought me and Andy together and that God celebrates our love. I also believe that our marriage will offer a powerful testimony to skeptics that queer love can be God-honoring, and even sacramental. I have heard from a few well-meaning Christian friends that they feel…

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November 30, 2016
Public Bathrooms

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter August 3, 2016 A divided Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to temporarily block a lower court order that had cleared the way for a transgender male high school student to use the boys’ bathroom in a Virginia public school this fall. The ruling is a victory for the school board and a loss —…

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November 30, 2016
Barak Obama

The Obama administration explicitly rejects compromises such as single-occupancy facilities. By Ryan T. Anderson All across America, parents, teachers and local school districts have been having conversations about how best to accommodate the privacy and safety concerns of transgender students while also addressing the privacy and safety concerns of other students. Solutions were found, such as the creation of new single-occupancy…

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November 30, 2016
Senator Konni Burton

Sen. Konni Burton argues that “a parent has a right to full and total information [about] their child.” Texas tea party state Sen. Konni Burton has filed legislation that would effectively require public school staff to out LGBT students to their parents. Under Burton’s Senate Bill 242, any school employee that fails to disclose a student’s sexual or gender identity…

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November 30, 2016
Konni Burton

  Thank you for reaching out about SB 242. First, you can read the text of the bill here. I encourage you to start there. Unfortunately there is a great deal of misinformation being spread about this proposed bill so it’s important to understand what is already existing state law. Please read the current state laws securing a parent’s right to know, which already…

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November 30, 2016

What good will lifting sanctions do if it’s unable to breach the apartheid system built from Castro’s legacy? By: Spyridon Mitsotakis | November 29, 2016 In March of 2014, I spent two weeks in working-class areas of Cuba. I went as a visitor, but was not a tourist. I wanted to see communism for myself — and it was all…

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November 30, 2016

Pop culture tells women their empowerment and freedom comes from unlimited access to birth control and abortion. Nothing could be further from the truth. by Emily Ostertag Since Donald Trump was elected president, the internet has erupted with frenzied panic over women’s issues—especially birth control and abortion. This past week, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy sponsored…

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November 30, 2016

Pop culture tells women their empowerment and freedom comes from unlimited access to birth control and abortion. Nothing could be further from the truth. by Emily Ostertag Since Donald Trump was elected president, the internet has erupted with frenzied panic over women’s issues—especially birth control and abortion. This past week, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy sponsored…

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November 29, 2016

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released its Abortion Surveillance report for 2013, revealing that the abortion rate in the U.S. continued its steady decline from previous years. In the 46 states reporting data for both 2012 and 2013, the overall number of abortions fell by almost five percent. The decline was widespread, as the number of…

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