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Congress gets bodyguards paid for by campaigns

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After hours of often contentious debate, members of Congress can now use campaign money to pay for bodyguards. The decision came down from Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday. Under the new ...

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Even among blacks, support for Black Lives Matter waning, police rising, poll finds

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The long-awaited trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd began last week in Minneapolis. Americans’ faith in the Black Lives Matter movement has dropped since last ...

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House passes police reform bill some call ‘anti-police’

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The House of Representatives has passed a police reform bill that would ban certain police tactics and require local law enforcement to follow guidelines outlined by Congress. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act ...

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Illinois Democrats push through statewide ‘defund the police’ bill in middle of night

Illinois‘ law enforcement community is warning Illinois citizens about a bill they say would effectively defund the police in the state. HB 163 could be passed the Illinois General Assembly‘s “lame duck” ...

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Court ruling solidifies the position of Arkansas as most pro-life state

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Arkansas is being recognized as one of the most pro-life states in the nation. The Eighth Circuit Court declined to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the ...

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Missouri City college student missing in Texas after car found crashed

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Authorities are continuing their search for a Missouri City, Texas college student who has gone missing in Texas. Friends and family have now joined the search for 21-year-old Texas State University student ...

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Matthew McConaughey talks Christianity and cancel culture

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Actor Matthew McConaughey says that some actors are afraid to openly express their faith for fear of the cancel culture. “I have had — and I won’t throw any people under the ...

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National Guard called up as Philadelphia looted, burned for second night

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After a second night in which hundreds of businesses in Philadelphia and even its suburbs were looted and burned, the Pennsylvania National Guard has been mobilized to control the riots. The violence ...

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Local churches partner with police for Faith and Blue initiative

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Several area churches are teaming up with police in a community outreach effort. It’s part of a national initiative called “Faith and Blue,” which aims to improve community relationships through collaboration with ...

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Mayor Quinton Lucas announces yet another approach to fight rising violent crime

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Kansas City is on pace to shatter its homicide record this year, with 146 murders recorded so far. Mayor Quinton Lucas earlier this week introduced  another new crime prevention initiative directed at ...

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Louisville police officers shot as riots break out overnight

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Riots spread to several cities across the nation overnight with two Louisville, Ky. police officers being shot. The riots were in response the jury verdict over the death of Breonna Taylor. The ...

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Will believers continue to sit back and just take this cultural upheaval?

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“There are bound to be tens of millions of Americans watching these cultural atrocities, watching their country being seized from them by anarchists, racists, children of the professional class and their cowardly, ...

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Fan reaction is mixed to social justice protests at Chiefs’ opening game

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Thursday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium was a trial run for the NFL’s new social justice policies and support for Black Lives Matter. The ...

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Sweden battles for its streets as police beg for citizens to stand up to violence

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Sweden needs help and its law enforcement is begging citizens to respond or risk losing the nation. Analysts say the situation in the nordic country has deteriorated to such a degree that ...

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Missouri police organization seeks public input on training, discipline standards

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Police training and discipline have been in the spotlight in recent months. Now Missouri residents are being asked to share their thoughts on the subject through surveys, email comments and public listening ...

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Why Kenosha may matter in November

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Of all the riots that have gone unchecked in the country this summer, the one in Kenosha, Wisconsin, might matter most with regard to the November presidential election. The vivid imagery in ...

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‘Leave it to law enforcement”: President Trump asks supporters not to confront rioters

After numerous attacks on supporters of President Donald Trump, including the murder of an African-American supporter in Milwaukee, is warning his supporters to be careful and leave Antifa and rioters to the ...

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Police release video of arsonist setting blaze at local church

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A $5,000 reward is being offered by the Kansas City Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for information leading to the arrest of a suspect who lit ...

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Mayor Lucas proposes changes to police operations

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Missouri’s largest city may be in for some big changes for its police department. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas discussed the plans in a closed session of the Board of Police Commissioners ...

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Saturday’s ‘Rolling Rally’ in Topeka draws attention to Tuesday’s Back the Blue Rally

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Topekans hit the streets on Saturday to show their support for local police with a Back the Blue “Rolling Rally,” complete with honking horns on vehicles decorated with signs and flags. The ...

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Goodyear under fire for ‘diversity’ training that disrespects police officers

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Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. is scrambling to avoid a nationwide boycott after a whistleblower released a slide from the company’s new diversity training course. The unidentified employee leaked the slide showing ...

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Murder charges announced in death of 4-year-old Legend

Charges have been filed against a man in the killing of 4-year-old LeGend M. Taliferro. The child was shot in June while asleep in his home in Kansas City. Ryson Ellis, 22, ...

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Black Seattle police chief resigns after Democrat city council defunding vote

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After months of animosity from the Seattle City Council and mayor, the city’s police chief says she is stepping down. The announcement was made public the same day the City Council approved shrinking ...

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St. Louis County prosecutor clears officer who shot Michael Brown

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Six years after a police shooting of Michael Brown triggered riots in Ferguson, Mo., the St. Louis County prosecutor has announced that his office will not seek charges against officer Darren Wilson. ...

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100 police agencies withdraw from guarding Democratic Convention

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In a historic announcement, more than 100 police agencies are pulling out of agreements to send personnel to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) scheduled for August. The police departments stated they could ...

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