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The “Squad” meets the “Freedom Force” as newly elected Republicans ban together

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D–N.Y., and the “squad” are a clear manifestation of the House’s far-left demographic. But a group of newly elected Republican representatives has formed to oppose the self-identified socialists.   Meet the “freedom force.”   Spanish-American Congresswoman-elect Nicole Malliotakis, R–N.Y., who is currently the only female Republican rep. from New York...

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Children under 16 are too young to give consent to puberty-blocking drugs, says U.K. high court

  In a landmark ruling, a U.K. high court says that children under the age of 16 are unable to give legal, informed consent to puberty-blocking drugs.   Keira Bell, 23, and an unnamed mother of a 15-year old autistic girl brought a lawsuit against the Tavistock Clinic, claiming that teenagers are unable to give...

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Abortions reportedly drop by 57 percent since 1990

  Pro-life groups have reason for measured happiness as 2017 saw the lowest number of reported abortions since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.   The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that there were 612,719 abortions in 2017,  a 57 percent decrease since 1990, when abortion peaked at 1,429,247. Abortion numbers have been trending...

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Minnesota Council of Churches advocates for reparations

  The Minnesota Council of Churches (MCC), made up of 25 denominations, is going all-in on critical race theory and reparations.   The MCC is embarking on a 10-year initiative of racial reconciliation and reparations. They are not subtle in their intentions, fully embracing reparations – even land reparations. In September they released a document...

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Boko Haram kills at least 110 people as jihad in Nigeria continues

Religious leaders warned that a “Christian genocide” is taking place in Nigeria, and Boko Haram has added to the horror by killing 110 more people and wounding many others. “I am outraged and horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians,” said Edward Kallon, U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria. He called for “the perpetrators of...

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“Squad” member voices support for eradication of Israeli state

  For conservatives, many things about the “Squad” are concerning: the anti-American rhetoric, the support for socialism, the radical environmentalism. However, what I find most troubling is their disdain for our greatest ally, Israel.   Take Squad member Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich. On Sunday, she retweeted a message containing a phrase that has long been...

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Court rules that Texas and Louisiana can cut Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood

  The impact of a pro-life President was illustrated this past week when the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a prior appellate ruling that prevented Texas from banning state Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood.   In making its decision, the court also reversed a 2015 panel decision that prevented Louisiana from instituting a...

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Oregon governor seeks to turn neighbors into informants on Thanksgiving

  Four hundred years ago, a time of thanksgiving brought neighbors together to show gratitude to God for helping them survive a precarious year. Now, at the end of one of the most stressful years in modern history, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) is using Thanksgiving celebrations to turn neighbors against each other.   Brown...

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Biden selects anti-free speech crusader to promote American values overseas

  “For a president-elect who just called for everyone to ‘hear each other,’ he picked a top aide who wants to silence many. Since it would be difficult to select a more anti-free speech figure to address government media policy, one has to assume that Biden will continue the onslaught against this core freedom as...

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Annual season for attacking Nativity scenes now underway

  Legal battles over Nativity scenes seem to have become as much of a Christmas tradition as decorating the Christmas tree or singing carols. Unfortunately, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) decided to start its celebration early this year, filing suit against Fulton County, Indiana, on behalf of a plaintiff who doesn’t even live there....

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