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Biden press secretary dodges question about impact of Equality Act

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The White House earlier this week dodged a question about how the Equality Act would affect religious freedom. Owen Jensen from the Catholic television network EWTN asked press secretary Jen Psaki about ...

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Missouri Senate bill protects churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits

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A bill protecting churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits is working its way through the Missouri Legislature. Proponents say with recent amendments, it would provide the highest legal protection for houses of worship ...

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Pro-life amendment stalls action on Medicaid expansion in Missouri

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A pro-life amendment adopted by the Missouri Senate this week is slowing action on a bill to fund Missouri’s Medicaid program. “My intent was not to deny Medicaid recipients birth control,” Senator ...

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Senate Democrats confirm controversial Levine as health secretary

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The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Rachel Levine as assistant secretary of health. Levine, a pro-abortion activist, is also the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation. Pro-abortion Republicans Susan ...

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Family Research Council criticizes confirmation of ‘radical’ Becerra

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The Family Research Council says the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services makes abundantly clear the Biden administration and the Democratic Party are using health ...

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Becerra nomination as HHS head moves forward in spite of ‘radical’ views

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A controversial nomination has been advanced by the U.S. Senate.  Debate was ended on Wednesday moving a vote forward on pro-abortion Xavier Becerra as Health and Human Service Secretary. The Susan B. Anthony ...

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Senator Herschel Walker? Respected football star encouraged to run

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Herschel Walker is one of the most respected athletes of all time. Now, he may be able to add “Senator” to his resume. The legendary running back for the Georgia Bulldogs is ...

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Race to replace Roy Blunt could be most crowded in years

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No sooner did Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt announce that he will not seek reelection in 2022 than speculation began about might run replace him. “The Missouri Times” listed a number of potential ...

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Attacks on Hawley backfire as money rolls in for Republicans

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Criticism of Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley over his push for election integrity has helped make him a fundraising rock star for Republicans. Hawley has faced intense criticism from Democrats for suggesting that ...

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Kansas House will hear testimony on restricting sexually oriented businesses

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A Kansas House committee is scheduled to hear testimony on a bill that would place restrictions on sexually oriented businesses (SOBs). Republican Representative John Barker of Abilene has agreed to hear Bill ...

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Christian group sends urgent letter to Biden over Israel policy

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A group of leaders from a broad section of American Christianity is lobbying the Biden administration over its policy towards Israel. It comes after growing alarm in both Israel and the United ...

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Top Republican leaders optimistic about taking back Congress in 2022

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After a rocky start to the Biden administration, the Republican Party is optimistic about taking back both the House and Senate during the 2022 midterm elections. Former President Donald Trump pledged to ...

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Missouri legislators continue to wrestle with education reform bills

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Missouri legislators have debated education reform for at least a decade, and the discussion is continuing in this legislative session An education savings accounts program managed to clear a major hurdle, barely ...

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Will pandemic build momentum for school choice?

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Across the nation, legislators are optimistic that the ongoing pandemic will provide the impetus to finally pass school choice legislation. That’s also true for Missouri where legislative leaders have spent the last ...

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Trump releases statement on acquittal

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Below is the statement released by former President Donald Trump after his acquittal by the U.S. Senate. – February 13, 2021 – Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United ...

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Biden administration will keep U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

In a surprise move, the Biden administration will keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. The announcement eases fears that the U.S. would abandon its most important ally in the Middle East. What’s ...

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Kosovo recognizes Israel, will have embassy in Jerusalem

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Kosovo has become the latest Muslim nation to officially established diplomatic ties with Israel. It marks yet another diplomatic achievement of the Trump administration coming weeks after Donald Trump left office. In ...

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Democrats block vote to save babies who survive abortion

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A vote to stop infanticide was blocked by Senate Democrats Feb. 4 when Republicans offered an amendment to provide medical care for babies that survive botched abortions. Republican Senator Ben Sasse of ...

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Trump team reveals defense plan, calls impeachment ‘a weapon’

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The legal team representing former President Donald Trump is speaking out on their plan to counter the impeachment actions in the U.S. Senate. One major theme is that the Senate is acting ...

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Republicans want to move 2022 Winter Olympics out of China

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A move is on in the U.S. Senate to move the Olympics out of Communist China. The action comes after a string of blunders by China, including handling of the Covid pandemic ...

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Gov. Parson furious after being dissed by House Republican leadership

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused House leadership of a “disgusting scam” in a letter sent last Friday. The “St. Louis Post-Dispatch” called the letter “the most concrete evidence yet of a feud” between the ...

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Kansas Senate approves ‘Value Them Both’ pro-life ballot measure

Kansas voters will have a chance to add a pro-life amendment to the state Constitution. The Value Them Both Amendment passed by a vote of 28-11 – a two-thirds majority – on ...

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Senate has no authority to try Trump after he leaves office: Sen. Tom Cotton

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Although the House of Representatives impeached President Trump last week, the Senate has no constitutional authority to hold a trial after he leaves office, Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas said. “The ...

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In letter to public, Sen. Josh Hawley explains why he objected to electoral votes

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Last week, I objected during the Joint Session count of electoral votes in order to have a debate on the issue of election integrity. My objection proceeded according to the letter of ...

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Democrats impeach President Trump, again

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House Democrats, led once again by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The vote, based on false allegations, as the Wall Street Journal outlined in an editorial ...

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