“First, do no harm.” That maxim from Hippocrates has universal appeal. Yet today, it is being used as the title of a bill that would do great harm to one of our most cherished natural rights: Religious freedom. This bill seeks to dilute the substance of religious freedom to nothing more than speech or private
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President Donald Trump stepped up his pressure on General Motors to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant that recently closed and put 1,700 people out of work. Trump’s arm-twisting came in two separate tweets on Saturday and Sunday . He called on GM to reopen its Lordstown plant or find another owner, while insisting that the
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One of the primary benefits of being a first-term incumbent president is that you don’t have to worry about a primary challenge. Traditionally, the incumbent is able to focus all their energy on the general election, while, of course, maintaining their presidential duties. But former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who ran for the Republican presidential
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The Houston Public Library has issued an apology after a registered sex offender was allowed to entertain children during the library’s highly controversial program called “drag queen storytime.” What are the details? The library announced last Friday that a review of its volunteers revealed Albert Alfonso Garza never submitted a background check before being allowed
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Melania Trump is hosting a White House meeting this week to review youth programs at various government departments and agencies. The first lady’s office says she will lead Monday’s discussion at a meeting of the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs. The goal is to build upon and improve youth programs that align with her
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he’s never taken the illegal drug LSD and there’s “nothing” he hasn’t already revealed about his past that could hurt his candidacy. O’Rourke also committed Sunday during a stop in Madison, Wisconsin, to stop using the F-word while campaigning, a profanity he used frequently while running for the U.S.
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Despite the death of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) last August, President Donald Trump twice targeted McCain on social media over the weekend, earning a swift rebuke from conservative commentator Meghan McCain, the late senator’s daughter. Why did Trump attack McCain? Trump’s latest attacks come amid reports revealing the role that McCain played in the dissemination
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Famously a loyal friend to the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. – long a target of President Donald Trump criticism in a storied political rivalry – while also being a notable defender of President Trump’s policies, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., responded to the president’s latest attacks this weekend. “As to @SenJohnMcCain and his devotion to
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Newswire service Reuters revealed over the weekend that one of its reporters sat on an explosive story about former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) until after his contentious election battle against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) last year, only publishing the story once O’Rourke officially announced his presidential candidacy. What are the details? Last Friday, Reuters exclusively
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) lashed out at Fox News over the weekend after new polling showed that her “unfavorable” ratings have skyrocketed among most voter demographic groups. What do the number say? The new Gallup survey released last Friday showed that Ocasio-Cortez is becoming a well-known politician despite her freshman status in Congress. However, with
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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) signed into law this week the act which will allocate his state’s nine electoral college votes to whichever candidate wins the so-called “national popular vote.” This change, sought nearly exclusively by Democrats, won’t take effect unless enough states sign on to the premise and commit their votes. The magic number
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Donald Trump Jr. is defending Chelsea Clinton after the former first daughter was accosted by far-left activists at a New York University vigil showing respect for victims of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. What happened with Clinton? Video of the incident, which went viral, showed the pro-Muslim students blame Clinton for the massacre. They
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Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Saturday that being a white man in a 2020 Democratic field that’s so deeply diverse won’t be a hindrance because his gender and race have given him inherent advantages for years. While he’d spoken before about his gender and race, O’Rourke had largely dodged campaign-trail questions about whether his party
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President Donald Trump’s first veto was more than a milestone. It signals a new era of ever perilous relations between the executive and legislative branches of government. Trump’s agenda was stymied even before his party lost unified control of Washington at the start of the year and he has grown increasingly frustrated by his dealings
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Just one day after a madman opened fire inside two New Zealand mosques, killing 49 and injuring at least four dozen others, New Zealand Attorney General David Parker said his government would ban semi-automatic rifles. What are the details? According to the New Zealand Herald, Parker’s comments came Saturday during a vigil in Auckland, the
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Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was forced to apologize for a joke he made at his wife’s expense that many found to be rather misogynistic and sexist. “Not only will I not say that again,” O’Rourke said about the joke, “but I’ll be more thoughtful going forward in the way that I talk about our marriage.”
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“What good are your thoughts and prayers?” That’s a strange question for a Christian to ask. Yet, that was the question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday night after a gunman massacred worshipers in two New Zealand mosques. “Thoughts and prayers” has become a source of mockery from liberals over the years who have
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President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing back on a media report that claimed no new walls had been built along the southern border with Mexico. The Daily Mail published a story on Thursday that said the Trump has built “ZERO new walls despite claiming otherwise for months,” citing a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Friday that he’s not ready to release the amount of money he has raised since entering the 2020 race a day earlier. When asked outside a campaign stop in Fairfield, Iowa, when he’d share his fundraising numbers, he said, “Soon.” “I don’t have a definite plan,” he added. “We’re
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