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New Zealand votes to expand abortion to birth

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In a law passed on Wednesday, the New Zealand parliament narrowly voted to allow abortion up to birth. 10 Daily reports MPs voted 68-51 in favor of the legislation and sent it to ...

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German high court blocks attempt to enshrine Sharia law

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Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court has blocked an attempt to institute Sharia law. The ruling states that the constitutionally guaranteed religious freedoms of Muslims can be curtailed if public displays of religiosity — ...

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Bill in Missouri Legislature would redefine marriage as a civil union

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A Missouri state representative is drawing fire from both sides of the political spectrum over his bill that would change the legal definition of marriage to that of a civil union. Supporters ...

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Lawrence moves forward with sanctuary city plans

The Lawrence, Kansas, City Commission is discussing a proposal that would make the city a sanctuary city and limit how police cooperate with federal immigration agents. During a meeting Tuesday, the commission ...

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Pro-life supporters and abortion opponents have reason to be optimistic

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As thousands of pro-life demonstrators fill the streets of downtown Washington on January 24 for the annual March for Life, optimism and uncertainty will both be present in abundance. Forty-seven years after ...

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Missouri Legislature considering LGBTQ discrimination bill this session

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The Missouri Legislature is back in session and lawmakers again are considering a bill that would add Missourians who identify as LGBTQ to a class of protected minorities such as blacks, women ...

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Supreme Court upholds major pro-life law

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In another win for the nation’s pro-life movement, the U.S. Supreme Court today refused to review a case on a Kentucky law that requires doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to a patient ...

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California law secretly changed to force churches to fund abortions?

The Alliance Defending Freedom is accusing California of having secretly changed the meaning of a law under pressure from abortion advocates. As now stated, the law forces churches and churchgoers to fund abortions, ...

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Poll: majority believe federal officials broke the law to prevent Trump from winning in 2016

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In a poll that might give Democrats pause, a majority of likely voters believe that high-level officials in government broke federal laws in their attempts to stop Donald Trump from becoming president. ...

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Democrats pass law stripping employees of many arbitration rights

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Have Democrats killed arbitration? The House of Representatives just passed a bill that would make it harder and more expensive, even impossible, for Americans to resolve conflicts with their employers. The Forced ...

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Supreme Court rules all injunctions against Trump asylum rule be dropped

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The Supreme Court is allowing a new Trump administration rule on asylum seekers to be enforced nationwide by dropping all injunctions brought by Democrats across the country. The new asylum law may ...

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Historic: Jews, Christians pray at The Hague to call nations back to Jerusalem

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In 2017 something amazing began that brought Jews and Christians together – to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. This year the prayers emanated from The Hague – the seat of world judicial ...

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News Briefs: Gellibrand drops out; MSNBC host sorry; Taylor Swift and Equality Act; Nurse gets support

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Kirsten Gellibrand drops out of Presidential primary Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is the latest Democratic candidate to announce that she has ended her bid for the 2020 presidential race, becoming the seventh Democratic candidate to ...

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News Briefs: Biden’s brother sued for fraud; Missouri pro-life law partially blocked; Democrats and ‘luxury’ taxes

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Companies sue Joe Biden’s brother for fraud Biden, the brother of presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, told potential business partners that their health care startups could get more business through ...

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Details about ‘red flag’ laws slow rush for more legislation

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As Americans learn more about the much talked about federal “red flag” gun confiscation bill, support for it among Republicans, gun-owning Democrats and President Donald Trump is dropping. Trump initially offered his ...

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China massing troops along border with Hong Kong

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Is China preparing to invade Hong Kong? World leaders, including the White House, are monitoring the sudden “congregation” of Chinese military and special unit police forces at the border with Hong Kong ...

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Gov. Kelly drafts controversial speech code for foster parents, state agencies

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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and her administration are telling  foster parents to accept the self-identified gender roles preferred by children in their care and to address them by those pronouns no matter the ...

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Immigration raids this weekend will target gangs, law breakers

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The Federal government this weekend is planning immigration “raids” to arrest individuals who have criminal records and entered the country illegally. In addition, those who have overstayed their visas in violation of ...

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Obama admitted DACA was unconstitutional, now Supreme Court decides

The Supreme Court decided June 28 to review the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s highly controversial Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. For seven years the executive order, which many scholars believe was ...

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Missouri Secretary of State says abortion referendum effort is unlawful

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has denied two pro-abortion referendum petitions today aimed at blocking sweeping pro-life legislation from becoming law. Ashcroft says the efforts are unconstitutional because part of the ...

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Alabama votes to protect babies from most abortions

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The Alabama Senate voted 25-6 Tuesday that would make the state one of the most pro-life in the country. The bill would save babies at any stage of pregnancy.  It includes a ...

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New REAL ID being issued for air travelers in Missouri

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Time is running out for those who wish to fly without the new REAL ID. Missouri driver licenses and other forms of the new ID are now being offered in the state ...

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Missouri lawmaker proposes bill that would require every state resident to own an AR-15

A bill recently introduced in the Missouri State House would require every state citizen to own an AR-15 rifle. Missouri state Rep. Andrew McDaniel (R) recently introduced the “McDaniel Militia Act,” which says that ...

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Proposed legislation would remove proof of citizenship from Kansas election law

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The issue of foreign interference in U.S. politics has been hotly debated since the contentious presidential election of 2016. However, amid numerous investigations into Russian meddling, a Kansas representative has introduced legislation ...

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God’s position on immigration and borders? Go to the Bible

As the country continues debating the issues of immigration and borders, the head of a network of pastors says the subjects also need to be addressed from the pulpit. Sam Rohrer, president ...

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