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May 17th, 2019
March for Life
By: David French – nationalreview.com – May 15, 2019 For two generations the Roe decision has distorted American politics. Now the states are fighting back. We are witnessing the beginnings of an anti-abortion legislative revolution in Red America. Two generations of pro-life activism, persuasion, and argument have yielded pro-life supermajorities in state houses across much of the South and Midwest,...
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May 16th, 2019
Fetal heartbeat monitor, cardiotocography
By: Caroline Kelly – cnn.com – May 16, 2019 Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison. “Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities in both chambers of the Legislature,” said Ivey, a Republican,...
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April 24th, 2019
Census Protestors outside SCOTUS
By: Pete Williams – nbcnews.com – April 23, 2019 The Supreme Court seemed willing Tuesday to let the Trump administration add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, despite claims from populous states that it would actually make the count less accurate. Both the government and the challengers agree that adding the question...
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April 11th, 2019
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler
By: Peter Hasson – dailycaller.com – April 10, 2019 Every House Democrat but one has co-sponsored a bill requiring schools to allow male athletes who identify as transgender girls to compete on female sports teams. Democrats’ Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation and gender identity” protected characteristics under federal anti-discrimination law. Among...
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April 9th, 2019
measles on a back
By: Susan Scutti – CNN.com – April 9, 2019 New York City has declared the measles outbreak affecting the Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg to be a public health emergency, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. Unvaccinated people living in select ZIP codes will be required to receive the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, known as MMR, to curtail the outbreak and protect...
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March 29th, 2019
IPI logo
By: Merril Matthews – ipi.org – March 27, 2019 One of the major policy debates of the 2020 presidential race will be “Medicare for All.” It even has its own acronym: M4A. Medicare for All is a euphemism for a government-run, single-payer health care system, in which a government plan replaces private health insurance. Proponents have latched on to the...
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March 27th, 2019
JussieSmollett
By: Jessica Sager – FoxNews.com – March 26, 2019 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood shoulder-to-shoulder with his city’s police force Tuesday afternoon, denouncing prosecutors for dropping charges against “Empire” star Jussie Smollett and slamming the episode as a “whitewash of justice.” Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Emanuel said they were not only furious with the outcome of Tuesday’s surprise hearing but...
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March 21st, 2019
voting booth - small child peeking
By: Jarrett Sepman – dailysignal.com –  March 18, 2019 The left really wants to give kids the right to vote. This idea is so popular on the left that a majority of House Democrats voted in favor of lowering the voting age to 16. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., endorsed the idea as well. Ryan Saavedra ✔ @Real Saavedra Speaker Nancy...
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March 12th, 2019
pill-bottle-hands
By: Wesley J. Smith – nationalreview.com –  March 11, 2019 Obamacare failed. There is no denying it anymore. The supposed “signature achievement” of the 44th president isn’t just opposed by Republicans. The Affordable Care Act has now been jilted also by many Democrats, who, like so modern-day Lotharios, have abandoned their once-burning ardor for state insurance exchanges to pursue “single-payer” health...
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March 11th, 2019
patient with medical-technician
By: Kevin D. Williamson – nationalreview.com – March 10, 2019 The Trump administration is considering a rule that would require doctors and hospitals to disclose the rates they negotiate with insurance companies, a step toward establishing something that is sorely wanting in the U.S. health-care market: prices. Milton Friedman famously described the four ways you can spend money. You can: 1....
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