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The issues behind to so-called 'caravan' from Central America

The issues behind to so-called 'caravan' from Central America

The Central American "Caravan" may be breaking up, but the issues behind it should be addressed.

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Survey reveals true reason for migration from Central America

Survey reveals true reason for migration from Central America

According to a Catholic social action center in Honduras, the natives of that country emigrate primarily for economic reasons, not violence. The ...

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Catholic and Orthodox churchmen denounce attacks on Syria

Catholic and Orthodox churchmen denounce attacks on Syria

Leaders of Christian churches in Syria denounced what they called the "unjust" and "brutal" airstrikes carried out by the Uni ...

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Lawyers want time-out for school district for suspension of boy who drew guns, stick-figures

Lawyers want time-out for school district for suspension of boy who drew guns, stick-figures

  In March, a 13-year-old boy was suspended from middle school in a North Carolina school district for drawing stick-figures, including a ...

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The Devil in the details of South Africa's land expropriations

The Devil in the details of South Africa's land expropriations

South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), has done the impossible again! First, it succeeded in negotiating with the ...

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Philippines' 'never-ending' cyber-sex abuse of children

Philippines' 'never-ending' cyber-sex abuse of children

A Virginia man pleaded guilty to guilty to producing child pornography that depicts victims in the Philippines. On Monday, Dwayne Stinson of Manassas ...

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FBI closing in on 'pernicious' infiltration by Chinese government in U.S. schools and universities

FBI closing in on 'pernicious' infiltration by Chinese government in U.S. schools and universities

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) released a report on Wednesday on the influence of the Confucius Institutes in American colleges and unive ...

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Supreme Court refuses to overturn gag order imposed by Obama-appointed federal judge

Supreme Court refuses to overturn gag order imposed by Obama-appointed federal judge

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Monday a request by attorneys from the Thomas More Society and their co-counsel that it decide the case of Da ...

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A caravan of migrants heads toward the United States

A caravan of migrants heads toward the United States

As part of Holy Week, over a thousand Central American illegal aliens set out to complete "Stations of the Cross&" traversing through Mex ...

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Sweden debates Muslim child marriage

Sweden debates Muslim child marriage

In Sweden, the national social services released a brochure that legitimizes child marriage. The brochure, which is directed at recent immigrants, ca ...

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When real examples of torture don't bother the UN

When real examples of torture don't bother the UN

The March 26 editorial in the New York Times will go down in history as its most radical defense of abortion. It's hard to see how it can ever to ...

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Pennsylvania's election of Conor Lamb strikes a nerve in pro-abortion crowd

Pennsylvania's election of Conor Lamb strikes a nerve in pro-abortion crowd

Conor Lamb just won the open congressional seat in a Pittsburgh suburb. As a professed Catholic, he says, "We believe that life begins at concep ...

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Tucker Carlson asks what animates UK hostility to whites, Christians

Tucker Carlson asks what animates UK hostility to whites, Christians

Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewed Katie Hopkins -- a former columnist of the British Daily Mail newspaper on Tuesday. He has for her reaction ...

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The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

Recently, for a talk in Chicago to parents of high school boys, I had to update my knowledge based on a 2009 review of the effects of pornography. On ...

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John J. Tkacik: Pope Francis' pastoral mission to Beijing and Taipei

John J. Tkacik: Pope Francis' pastoral mission to Beijing and Taipei

Nearly a half-millennium ago, on Aug. 9, 1549, Jesuit father Francis Xavier glimpsed the caramel beaches and emerald woodland slopes of ancient Formo ...

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Catholic bishop drops stand against anti-sodomy law

Catholic bishop drops stand against anti-sodomy law

In Belize, a former British colony in Central America, Catholic Bishop Lawrence Nicasio has dropped his church’s appeal of a judicial ruling wh ...

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Human rights groups thank Trump administration for aligning policy with federal statutes

Human rights groups thank Trump administration for aligning policy with federal statutes

A coalition of 197 groups from around the world have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thanking him for expected changes in the ...

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Prolifers of the world, unite: the Socialist case against abortion

Prolifers of the world, unite: the Socialist case against abortion

If nothing else, conservatives and libertarians can admire the sincere socialist belief in improving the material conditions of the working class. Wh ...

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Justice Department fines meatpacker for asking immigrant workers for green cards

Justice Department fines meatpacker for asking immigrant workers for green cards

West Liberty Foods, a meat-processing business based in Iowa, has reached a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice to resolve discrimina ...

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Who should report the sexual abuse of children?

Who should report the sexual abuse of children?

Child abuse in all its cruel and insidious forms is the scourge of our society. It always has been and always will be unless more good people s ...

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The target is Africa in the new colonialization

The target is Africa in the new colonialization

Despite the retreat of most European colonial powers in the 1950s, Western donors and corporations have imposed an entirely new colonization on the pe ...

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NY attorney general used Russian-style Facebook trolling to entrap Americans

NY attorney general used Russian-style Facebook trolling to entrap Americans

Appearing on "Fox News at Night," attorney Tyler Brooks told show host Shannon Bream that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman use ...

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What Islam says about unbelievers and why it matters to everybody

What Islam says about unbelievers and why it matters to everybody

I came to my study of Islam late in life, but I had studied religious texts all of my life starting being a teenager. I've studied To ...

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Political Islam: where rape is a virtue, not a sin

Political Islam: where rape is a virtue, not a sin

In Islam, Kafir women taken as slaves in jihad were raped with Mohammed's approval. Koran: 4:24 "And all married women (are fo ...

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How to recognize the enslavement and trafficking of children and women

How to recognize the enslavement and trafficking of children and women

Church and police authorities and non-government organizations (NGOs) came together recently in the Vatican under the Santa Martha Group headed by Ca ...

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Lessons learned by living under Islamism

Lessons learned by living under Islamism

My father's generation in Iran lived in an environment in which the Islamist party of the country's ...

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Chinese students demand Syracuse University to use WeChat, controlled by Chinese government

Chinese students demand Syracuse University to use WeChat, controlled by Chinese government

Students from China, citing concerns over crime and safety in and around the campus of Syracuse University, are calling on the institution to make an ...

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ICE charges Guatemalan police officer on human rights violations

ICE charges Guatemalan police officer on human rights violations

A former officials of the National Police of Guatemala was arrested recently on visa fraud charges. Catalino Esteban Valiente Alonzo, 77, allegedly f ...

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A needed refresher course on political Islam

A needed refresher course on political Islam

Hello, I would like to talk to you about Islam, but in particular, I would like to talk to you about political Islam and explain to you why the relig ...

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What is happiness on college campuses?

What is happiness on college campuses?

The most popular course at Yale these days -- enrolling 1,200 students (they had to move the class to a huge building) --is called Psychology ...

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Can fair trade fight poverty?

Can fair trade fight poverty?

Pepito Alvarez, 57 and with his wife Conchita are among one of the thousands of small mountain subsistence farmers who have lived just below the ...

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Inter-faith group wants release of multiply-deported illegal immigrant

Inter-faith group wants release of multiply-deported illegal immigrant

Fernando Carrillo, a native of Mexico who has been living illegally in the United States for approximately 20 years was arrested by federal immigrati ...

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Israel to pay Rwanda to take in African migrants

Israel to pay Rwanda to take in African migrants

Sister Azaet Kidane -- an Eritrean member of the Comboni missionary congregation -- said that Israel is paying the African nation of Rwanda to take i ...

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Mother persecuted for demanding school remove Islamist propaganda

Mother persecuted for demanding school remove Islamist propaganda

School officials and teachers of the Chatham Middle School and the School District of the Chathams in New Jersey are facing a lawsuit, claiming sever ...

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Abortionists demand Arkansas to provide subsidy

Abortionists demand Arkansas to provide subsidy

Planned Parenthood, the biggest abortion provider in the United States, is suing the state of Arkansas because the Arkansas defunded the organization ...

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NASA bumps black astronaut; racism claimed

NASA bumps black astronaut; racism claimed

Once scheduled for launch in June, NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps, who was scheduled to be the first blac ...

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How minimum wage increases hurt the poor

How minimum wage increases hurt the poor

When policy wonks call for the minimum wage to rise, they often discuss helping workers at the bottom of the income ladder, or address rising living ...

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Trump's pro-life speech: transcript

Trump's pro-life speech: transcript

Transcript of President Donald Trump's speech to March of Life participants, January 19, 2018: [To cheering crowd] Thank you very much, that...

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UNESCO pushes sex-ed globally, courtesy of LGBTQ lobby

UNESCO pushes sex-ed globally, courtesy of LGBTQ lobby

Image taken from UNICEF Review of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Thailand (Drawing 5) NEW YORK, January 19 (C-Fam) The UN Educational, Scien ...

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Trump first president to personally address March for Life

Trump first president to personally address March for Life

Speaking in the White House Rose Garden in the presence of pro-life leaders and activists, President Donald Trump and Vice President Michael Pence pl ...

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Teen shot dead in courtroom; family disputes official account

Teen shot dead in courtroom; family disputes official account

According to a police union spokesman, an as yet unnamed deputy was 'viciously attacked'by a 16-year-old white boy and his family in a c ...

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Risking life for the news

Risking life for the news

Journalists, writers, reporters, commentators will just have to curb their passion for speaking and exposing the truth if they want to continue to li ...

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Martin Luther King and Israel

Martin Luther King and Israel

Today, our nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courageous advocacy of nonviolent activism on behalf of the civil rights of African Ameri ...

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Trump pays tribute to patriotism of Martin Luther King Jr.

Trump pays tribute to patriotism of Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, in recognition of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, President Donald Trump released a video message that paid tribute."Dr. K ...

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Newt Gingrich: MLK's challenge to America

Newt Gingrich: MLK's challenge to America

On Monday, as we celebrate the birthday and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it would be powerful if every American would remember the heart of h ...

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Video: Trump signs Martin Luther King proclamation

Video: Trump signs Martin Luther King proclamation

On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an official proclamation making, January 15 as'Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holi ...

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What the protests in Iran are about: The gravity of Mohammed

What the protests in Iran are about: The gravity of Mohammed

The protests in Iran are not only about economics and politics, they’re also about Islam. Iran in the 1960's saw mini skirts, smiling wom ...

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Trump establishes first national historical park in Georgia

Trump establishes first national historical park in Georgia

President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 267, the “Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act,” which re-designates the Mart ...

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DHS busts Michigan dairy farms for illegal immigrants

DHS busts Michigan dairy farms for illegal immigrants

On January 4, U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington sentenced Denis Burke (54) to two years in prison, followed by two years of supervised release. ...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenges Trump on terminating TPS for Salvadorans

U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenges Trump on terminating TPS for Salvadorans

The Trump administration has decided to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program that allowed nearly 200,000 citizens of El Salvador to ...

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Pope Francis opens the door to Muslim invasion of Europe

Pope Francis opens the door to Muslim invasion of Europe

Not surprisingly, the purported head of the Catholic Church, Jorge Bergoglio, a.k.a Pope Francis, has ushered in 2018 with another denunciation of th ...

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VA pays malpractice claims against doctors with revoked licenses

VA pays malpractice claims against doctors with revoked licenses

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said in a radio interview on Friday that he has a number of New Year's resolutions to improve the huge a ...

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'Lock 'em up' says ICE director of politicians

'Lock 'em up' says ICE director of politicians

Acting Director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Thomas Homan, told Neil Cavuto on Fox News Channel that politicians who lead so-called sa ...

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U.S. citizen faces human trafficking charges for supplying workers to Ohio egg producer

U.S. citizen faces human trafficking charges for supplying workers to Ohio egg producer

A federal court unsealed charges against Pablo Duran Ramirez, 49, for labor trafficking conspiracy that forced minors to work at egg farms near Mario ...

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Trump's executive order undermines 'deep state' and Clintons

Trump's executive order undermines 'deep state' and Clintons

By executive order, President Donald Trump allowed the federal government to freeze the assets of foreign individuals or entities that the gover ...

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The triumph of compassion and caring

The triumph of compassion and caring

A great blessing came into the world over two thousand years ago. Jesus was born in Bethlehem and grew up in Nazareth. He was a humble leader, prophe ...

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Jenny's homecoming miracle

Jenny's homecoming miracle

This is a time where we ought to renew our lives by looking back at the year that has passed and ask ourselves if we lived it well. Could we have don ...

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Ohio to outlaw eugenic abortion of Down syndrome children

Ohio to outlaw eugenic abortion of Down syndrome children

Sitting on the desk of Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is a bill that when passed into law would ban abortions on unborn babies found with Down syndrome. T ...

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It's that time of year again: What are we going to do about it?

It's that time of year again: What are we going to do about it?

Christmas is a time of year when we can hope for a real messiah, a moral leader to rise up and inspire us to live good, moral lives of integrity and ...

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Legislature restores traditional definition of marriage

Legislature restores traditional definition of marriage

The island nation of Bermuda, a British Overseas Territory, is set to become the first such jurisdiction in the world to restore the traditional defi ...

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Muslims rage while Israel rejoices over Trump's embassy move

Muslims rage while Israel rejoices over Trump's embassy move

On Friday, at least two rioters were killed during clashes with the Israeli army along the border of the Gaza strip. A missile fired from Hamas-contr ...

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Will International Criminal Court address the rape of the Rohingya people?

Will International Criminal Court address the rape of the Rohingya people?

It was a spark of light from the darkness of human rights violations, horrific war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and ethnic cleansing tha ...

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Foreigners first in line before Americans for life-saving transplants

Foreigners first in line before Americans for life-saving transplants

At a time when there aren't enough livers for ailing Americans, wealthy foreigners fly here for transplants.

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Spero News contributor sees Muslim tolerance in Azerbaijan

Spero News contributor sees Muslim tolerance in Azerbaijan

Spero News contributor Peter Tase, a widely traveled lecturer on geopolitical topics, delivered a keynote lecture at the International University of ...

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Days are numbered for Temporary Protected Status for Haitians and other immigrants

Days are numbered for Temporary Protected Status for Haitians and other immigrants

Seven years after a devastating earthquake, Haitians who had enjoyed Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and freedom from deportation from the United St ...

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Germany faces unprecedented political crisis

Germany faces unprecedented political crisis

In just two years, Germany welcomed one million migrants and unvetted refugees in 2015. Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed close over 28 ...

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ICE fights Muslim medical mutilation of girls

ICE fights Muslim medical mutilation of girls

More than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation, or cutting (FGM/C). FGM/C refers to cutting and other pro ...

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Martin Buber award goes to Shay Cullen for defending children

Martin Buber award goes to Shay Cullen for defending children

There is a massive and positive change in the level of public awareness, knowledge and commitment to challenge, confront and expose the sexual harass ...

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America's jihadi neighbor

America's jihadi neighbor

Shortly after taking office in November 2015, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on CBC's "1 on 1" argued the importance ...

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The sacred hatred and dualism of Islam

The sacred hatred and dualism of Islam

There’s a lot of talk about hate speech these days. YouTube, Facebook, and others are going to eliminate hate speech. Well I wish them luck wit ...

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Oklahoma debt collections agency conspires with sheriffs, puts citizens in 'debtors prison'

Oklahoma debt collections agency conspires with sheriffs, puts citizens in 'debtors prison'

According to the federal court filing of last week, “These plaintiffs are victims of an extortion scheme in which the Defendants have conspired ...

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Where is the crusade to save kids from slavery and prostitution?

Where is the crusade to save kids from slavery and prostitution?

We need to declare a war on child sex crime to save thousands of children who are victims of rape and commercial sexual exploitation. A hundred thous ...

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Trump and First Lady greet families of Japanese abducted by North Korea

Trump and First Lady greet families of Japanese abducted by North Korea

In a presidential first, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greeted the family members of persons who have been abducted by North Ko ...

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Prime Minister Theresa May commemorates historic Balfour Declaration

Prime Minister Theresa May commemorates historic Balfour Declaration

Here follows the published text of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech given at a November 2, 2107 dinner in London which marked the ce ...

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How to live a life of conscience

How to live a life of conscience

Imagine Juan, a local municipal official in the Philippines as he sat in the church alone. He was waiting for the priest and when Father Pepito came ...

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White, heterosexual males need not apply at Democratic party

White, heterosexual males need not apply at Democratic party

Despite federal laws forbidding racial discrimination, a memo sent by Madeleine Leader -- Data Service Manager for the Democratic National Committee ...

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How Americans can aid Trump in the battle against opioid abuse

How Americans can aid Trump in the battle against opioid abuse

Citing his own family’s struggles with addiction, President Donald Trump movingly declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.& ...

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Scurrilous attack on a Catholic bishop

Scurrilous attack on a Catholic bishop

Catholics in the Diocese of Madison are very fortunate to have such a brilliant and courageous leader in Bishop Robert Morlino. He is currently under ...

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Britain tells EU national: 'go home or go elsewhere'

Britain tells EU national: 'go home or go elsewhere'

Britain's Home Office, an equivalent in some of its functions to the Department of Homeland Security in the United States, has warned citizens of ...

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Why it is an American interest to save Christians of the Middle East

Why it is an American interest to save Christians of the Middle East

On October 25, Executive Director Robert Nicholson delivered the following remarks at the annual summit of In Defense of Christians at the National P ...

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Trump takes the lead in aiding persecuted Christians

Trump takes the lead in aiding persecuted Christians

Vice President Pence's Wednesday night announcement is welcome news indeed. As he pointed out, while "radical Islamic terrorists" conti ...

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Newt Gingrich: The radicalization of America's school-children

Newt Gingrich: The radicalization of America's school-children

Headlines about left-wing college students engaging in radical, sometimes racially charged protests are becoming all too common. In October 2016, ...

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Defending those who defend children from predators

Defending those who defend children from predators

Child abusers inhabit the earth. There are hundreds of millions of child victims. One in every four children are said to be victims of sexual abuse. ...

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Coat hanger abortions and other myths

Coat hanger abortions and other myths

The BBC typically ignores abortion scandals - Kermit Gosnell, who snipped babies’ spinal cords after performing late-term abortions and stored ...

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The challenges posed to recovering children from human trafficking

The challenges posed to recovering children from human trafficking

They were at first the reluctant four.  Only 14 and 16 years old the four girls, Ruby, Jenny, Angel and Ruth, were rescued from traffickers by t ...

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Top UN human rights advocate keeps mum on LGBTQ rights

Top UN human rights advocate keeps mum on LGBTQ rights

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN’s top human rights official, was conspicuously silent about LGBT issues when he addressed the Genera ...

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Are unilateral no-fault divorces unconstitutional?

Are unilateral no-fault divorces unconstitutional?

Mary’s Advocates is inviting lawyers, researches, and divorce defendants to critique and copy a sample motion (HERE) asking a judge to say, &ld ...

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Register and ban travel for pedophiles

Register and ban travel for pedophiles

Jerry Aspinio is a 13-year-old boy who was full of wonder and curiosity at the world as he grew up in Angeles City, Philippines. Although that is not ...

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When gays are against gay marriage

When gays are against gay marriage

I am at the heart of Australia’s No campaign regarding same-sex “marriage” and yet I experience same-sex attraction. I am labelled ...

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Irishman Shay Cullen nominated for Nobel Peace prize

Irishman Shay Cullen nominated for Nobel Peace prize

The opening of the nomination letter to the Nobel Peace Prize awarding committee in Oslo, Norway made by Dr. Bärbel Kofler, the Commissioner of ...

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Nobel prize-nominee defies Filipino president who threatens human rights advocates with death

Nobel prize-nominee defies Filipino president who threatens human rights advocates with death

The German Bundestag Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development led by the German Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights and Policy ...

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Five things about skyrocketing cost of illegal immigrants to taxpayers

Five things about skyrocketing cost of illegal immigrants to taxpayers

Illegal aliens and their kids are costing U.S. taxpayers $135 billion per year, driven ever higher by free education, medical and law enforcement cos ...

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Hugh Hefner's playboy legacy

Hugh Hefner's playboy legacy

Hugh Hefner's legacy cannot be adequately assessed without addressing the sociological fallout of "The Playboy Philosophy." Hefner f ...

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'You are warriors of hope,' says Pope Francis of migrants

'You are warriors of hope,' says Pope Francis of migrants

Pope Francis told a group of migrants in Bologna, "You are warriors of hope," while he called on the countries of the world to open their g ...

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Christians apologize to Muslims after Muslims attack

Christians apologize to Muslims after Muslims attack

ollowing a visit to the village of Ezbat El-Sheikh Nageim by Governor Essam el-Bedawi of the Minya region on September 15, two Coptic Christians were ...

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First of 1,250 'Armani' refugees coming to America

First of 1,250 'Armani' refugees coming to America

Two dozen refugees held by Australia are on their way to the United States under a deal worked out by the Obama administration. The first of as many ...

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In Kansas, deposit a check and get arrested

In Kansas, deposit a check and get arrested

Doctoral student Sattar Ali was trying to deposit a check for $151,000 at an Emprise Bank in Wichita, Kansas, after selling a home in Dearborn, Michi ...

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Australia sending more than 1000 refugees to US

Australia sending more than 1000 refugees to US

A group of 50 refugees currently held at detention centers for asylees on remote islands of the Pacific will soon be arriving in the United States. ...

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Spain's Golden Age was no picnic for Jews and Christians

Spain's Golden Age was no picnic for Jews and Christians

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The deadly silence of Nobel Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi

The deadly silence of Nobel Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi

A textbook case of ethnic cleansing is taking place in Myanmar. Who speaks for the persecuted Rohingya people?

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