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Rally and March for Life draw hundreds to Kansas Capitol as constitutional amendment is endorsed

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Cold and rainy weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Wednesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse for the March for Life to mark the 47th anniversary of the U.S. ...

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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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State senator criticizes Parson’s position to accept more refugees

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced that the state is willing to accept refugees. That position is not sitting well with at least one state senator who sees it as a burden ...

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Trump admin asks Supreme Court for help over immigration

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In an emergency request to the nation’s highest court, the Trump administration has asked for assistance in how it interprets and administers immigration laws. The Supreme Court is being asked to lift ...

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President Trump honored with ‘Witness for Life’ award

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Pro-life organizations have repeatedly said Donald Trump is the most pro-life president in American history. Now, he has been chosen by a major pro-life organization to receive the first Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson “Courageous ...

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MO Supreme Court to hear Planned Parenthood arguments for taxpayer money

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The Missouri Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday morning in Jefferson City in a key case involving the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis’s legal dispute to force the State of Missouri ...

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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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Former high school football coach continues fight for freedom to pray

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A former football coach in Bremerton, Wash., who was suspended in 2015 because of public prayer, is continuing to fight for his right to combine faith with football. “At the beginning. it ...

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Justice Clarence Thomas talks about how spending time in church brought him through a difficult time

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is known as a man of faith. Early in his life, he briefly attended Conception Seminary College, a Roman Catholic seminary in northwest Missouri. He also was ...

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The Bible and Public Schools

The year was 1963. In Abington School District v. Schempp, the Supreme Court doubled down on their previous year’s decision of Engel v. Vitale which banned school-led prayer in public schools. This ...

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Missouri Supreme Court takes up voter I.D. and sworn statements

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Should voters without proper identification be asked to make sworn statements that they are who they say they are before being handed a ballot at the polls? Missouri’s Supreme Court will soon ...

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Supreme Court allows execution of Bucklew to take place

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A deliberate and vicious killer was executed in Missouri Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to give him his third reprieve. Russell Bucklew was executed at the Bonne Terre state prison ...

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Federal judge in Kansas reprimanded for affair with convict, harassment

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A federal judge in Kansas was publicly reprimanded for judicial misconduct Monday, after admitting he sexually harassed female co-workers, and engaged in extramarital relations with a felon. U.S. District Court Judge Carlos Murguia, a ...

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Several key religious cases are on Supreme Court docket

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Although the president and Congress seem to dominate the news, in the background the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing several key cases this fall.  The high court will reconvene October 7 with ...

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New York Times makes bombshell retraction, corrects Kavanaugh story

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The nation’s leading newspaper has been forced to make a major retraction and correction after publishing a story that misled readers about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The New York Times’ article ...

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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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Supreme Court says “Right to life” means right to abortion

The Kansas Supreme Court’s recent Hodes & Nauser abortion decision, finding the right to abortion in our Kansas constitution, resulted in many changes — some ironic, and others alarming. The court ironically ...

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Justice Ginsburg treated for malignant cancer

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy after a cancerous tumor was found on her pancreas, the court announced on Aug. 23. Ginsburg had a routine blood test in early July, which uncovered ...

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Can the church participate in political debate?

A public debate has started concerning the Kansas Supreme Court, who recently found the right to an abortion in the Kansas State Constitution. Is the church legally restricted from participating in the ...

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Ginsburg defends Trump’s Supreme Court picks

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has broken with Democrats, and is defending Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch. At the July 24 event she pushed back at criticism from feminist organizations and top Democrats about her ...

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Supreme Court sides with Trump on Pentagon funding border wall

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In a major defeat for Democrats blocking construction of a border wall, the Supreme Court on Friday sided with the Trump administration’s attempts to use Pentagon funding. The Supreme Court said it ...

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President uses executive order to determine citizenship status

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President Donald J. Trump described a new plan to gather information about the citizenship status of people living in the United States, both legal and illegal, in a Rose Garden announcement Thursday afternoon. Trump ...

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Attorney General Barr rules in favor of census question

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Attorney General William Barr ruled the Trump administration can legally add the citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Supreme Court ruled 5–4 that the rationale the administration provided for adding the ...

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Census citizenship question by executive order possible

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President Donald Trump said on July 5 he is considering issuing an executive order to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. The order is one of “four or five” options on the ...

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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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