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Children’s book by Rep. Dan Crenshaw explains dangers of cancel culture

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Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas is helping families get an early start on fighting cancel culture. “Fame, Blame and the Raft of Shame” is the fourth in a series of titles by ...

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George Barna: Four Ms to help parents counter impact of social media on kids

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George Barna, director of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, is urging parents to take an active role in combating the influence of media on their children. “The most significant influence ...

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Northern Europe suspends Moderna vaccine for under 30

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All of northern Europe is now saying it’s too dangerous to administer the Moderna covid vaccine to anyone under 30 years of age. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to Nordic ...

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‘What’s That Sound’ is a decidedly different picture book for kids

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A distinctively different ABC picture book written by Kansas City author and artist, LeAnne Litka released in late September to much praise. What’s That Sound? took Litka four years to produce, but ...

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Federal regulators criticize Missouri’s handling of missing foster children

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Federal regulators last week said Missouri’s foster care agency failed to adequately protect or locate children who went missing from foster care or properly provide medical or mental health treatment when located. The report, ...

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“People need to be outraged”: trafficking now rising across United States

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Human trafficking continues to be a silent epidemic across the nation, said Kevin Malone, president and co-founder of the United States Institute Against Human Trafficking, whose organization runs the nation’s sole accredited ...

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American, British bureaucracy is killing Afghan Christians

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In his speech to the U.K. parliament on Sept. 6, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson updated the House of Commons on efforts to evacuate British nationals, British forces and Afghan colleagues from ...

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Hallmark giving away a million greeting cards to encourage kids

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Hallmark Cards is giving away one million cards from its new Little World Changers collection. The cards encourage and reward kids as they make a difference in the world through acts of ...

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Christian alternatives filling void as Boy and Girl Scouts shrink

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As Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts see steady drops in membership, several Christian alternatives are flourishing. For years, the Boy Scouts have been mired in controversy that has caused numbers to plummet. ...

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Parents need to do their homework when choosing a preschool

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As kids head off to elementary schools, many parents are seeking a preschool for their younger children. As in all major decisions, two rules apply: begin the search early and ask many ...

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‘Show Me the Father’ movie explores good, and bad, parenting

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How do you think of your father?  With love, happiness and respect?  With fear, misery and anger?  Your relationship with your dad can influence your self-image and success.  The Show Me the ...

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Public-private partnership leads to more than 100 human trafficking arrests

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A local Kansas City area organization, DeliverFund, provided support to a multistate operation to stop human trafficking. Operation United Front resulted in 102 arrests and the rescue of 47 victims and sex ...

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After Biden Administration lost track, 1/3 of migrant children may be with traffickers

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During the Trump administration, 600 migrant children were placed in protective custody. Most were separated from individuals whom Immigration could not confirm were their parents. The practice was roundly criticized by Democrats ...

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Organizations urgently call Christians to pray for Afghanistan

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International Christian Concern and Gospel for Asia are among groups calling followers of Christ to urgently pray for Afghanistan and especially its underground Christians. The plea comes as almost 300,000 Afghan refugees ...

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Afghanistan is the new inspiration and staging ground for Islamic terrorism

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The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban has implications far beyond the borders of that nation. That’s because the Taliban takeover provides fresh inspiration for Islamic radicals worldwide while at the same ...

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1776 Curriculum released to counter narrative being pushed by the Left

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The 1776 Curriculum package of American history and civics materials for students in kindergarten through 12th grade has been released by Hillsdale College. The curriculum offers students and teachers a more traditional ...

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Kids finding Christ at popular Branson camp despite reduced attendance

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Although fewer kids are attending, Kids Across America in Branson is back in business this summer after remaining closed in 2020 because of the pandemic. Despite the challenges, lives are still being ...

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Arrested for child molestation, Democrat lawmaker had sponsored sex-ed bill

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The Democrat sponsor of an Arizona bill expanding sex education to kindergarten has been arrested on felony charges of child molestation. Sen. Otoniel “Tony” Navarette, who is openly gay and founded the ...

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Rep. Sharice Davids promotes critical race theory books on Instagram

Rep. Sharice Davids, who represents Johnson County, Kan., in Congress, is promoting a list of books from leftwing figures, including writings that are considered to be resources for critical race theory. Her private Instagram ...

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Census data point to rebound in number of two-parent families

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The traditional two-parent family is making a comeback, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the mid-2000’s, only about two-thirds of families included both mother and father in the home, ...

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New grants to protect children against crime in Missouri

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson this week announced $4 million in new grant opportunities to combat crime against children and provide additional funding to agencies that provide services to crime victims. “The last ...

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Missouri, Kansas attorneys general support Arkansas ban on gender transition for kids

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The attorneys general of Missouri and Kansas have joined with 15 of their peers to defend a new Arkansas law that prohibits gender transition procedures for children. A prohibits a “physician or ...

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Manhattan and Lawrence, Kan. rank among youngest metro areas in nation

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Manhattan, Kansas is the youngest small metropolitan area in the nation, and Lawrence, Kan., ranks 12, a new study found. The U.S. population is getting older. Aging Baby Boomers and declining fertility ...

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500 Nigerian students kidnapped by Islamists in last month

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Desperate parents are holding a 24/7 prayer vigil outside a Nigerian school where 140 of students were kidnapped by Muslim extremists. In an emotional scene, the weary moms and dads can be ...

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Americans now lonelier than ever as number of friends declines

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The United States is becoming a lonely place according to a new study on friends. Americans now report they have the fewest close friends since the early 1990s. While most demographics are ...

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