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June 28th, 2019
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – June 25, 2019 The Trump administration wants to increase price transparency in health care—just like every other sector of the economy. No disagreement from us. But the first question is why real prices aren’t already readily available to health care consumers—just like every other sector of the economy? Actually, they are—for health care products and...
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June 17th, 2019
By: Rachel Frazin – thehill.com – June 16, 2019 Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday called for equal pay for the U.S. women’s national soccer team. “Good luck to the @USWNT as they take on Chile!” Biden, who is currently running for president, tweeted Sunday. “As we cheer them on in the World Cup, we must support their fight off...
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June 14th, 2019
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By: Rich Lowry – nationalreview.com – June 14, 2019 The real felt urgency of climate change will not, anytime soon, match the rhetoric of the advocates. The more the climate debate changes, the more it stays the same. Polls show that the public is worried about climate change, but that doesn’t mean that it is any more ready to bear any burden...
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June 14th, 2019
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by Merrill Matthews & H. Sterling Burnett – ipi.org – June 10, 2019 Climate models’ projections are notoriously inaccurate and often contradictory. In an effort to improve the science used by regulatory agencies, the Trump administration has made, and is still making, adjustments in the way the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other agencies approach climate change and make the predictions that drive climate policies....
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May 24th, 2019
Justice Clarence Thomas
By: Myron Magnet – wsj.com – May 22, 2019 Justice Stephen Breyer lamented last week that the Supreme Court had overturned “a well-reasoned decision that has caused no serious practical problems in the four decades since we decided it.” Dissenting from Justice Clarence Thomas’s majority decision in Franchise Tax Board v. Hyatt, Justice Breyer added: “Today’s decision can only cause one to wonder...
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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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