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    June 28, 2013

    Feinstein No Einstein on Marriage

    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has toppled part of DOMA, House and Senate liberals are trying to finish the job. Hours after five justices struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act, two leaders rushed to file bills that would do what the Supreme Court did not: wipe the entire law off the books. If they succeed, same-sex couples could apply ... (more)

    June 27, 2013

    Polygamists: the More the Marry-er

    Twenty-four hours after erupting in celebration, the Left still woke up this morning to 50 states whose marriage laws are completely unchanged. To the casual observer, it must have seemed from all the media coverage of the Supreme Court's decisions that natural marriage had gasped its last breath. But for all the arms raised in victory, the ... (more)

    June 26, 2013

    The Defiance of Marriage Act

    Days from now, our country will be celebrating an America that its founders would barely recognize. Freedom, Alexis de Tocqueville once said, requires virtue. Today, the U.S. Supreme Court made it clear that the pillars of both are under attack. By a single vote, five unelected justices determined that they know better than God and struck at the ... (more)

    June 25, 2013

    The Right Vote on Voting Rights

    With help from the U.S. Supreme Court, America may finally be turning a page on the racial politics that have haunted our last 50 years. With the slimmest of majorities, five of the nine justices agreed to void a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that inserted the federal government into state election decisions. To help protect African ... (more)

    June 24, 2013

    Sending a Tex Message on Life

    Everything's bigger in Texas -- including the state's abortion restrictions. If leaders can beat the clock before their legislative session expires, there's a strong chance that Governor Rick Perry (R) will have the opportunity to sign off on one of the strongest pro-life laws in America. A sleep-deprived Texas House worked through the night, ... (more)

    June 21, 2013

    Remington Sticks to His Guns in School District Flap

    The school may have turned off his microphone, but Remington Reimer still got the last word. Two weeks after Joshua High School made headlines for interrupting the Valedictorian's speech, the superintendent is finally showing some remorse. The story spread like wildfire on June 6, when Remington decided to add to his "pre-approved remarks" and ... (more)

    June 20, 2013

    Irish Turn on O'Bama

    President Obama was nine months into his first term when he won the Nobel Peace Prize -- but most Americans have spent the last 44 wondering why. The latest example comes from comments the President made while he was attending the G8 Summit. Ireland got its first taste of The Great Divider on Monday in a speech the President delivered to 2,000 ... (more)

    June 19, 2013

    From the GOP, Some Real Pain Management

    It was anything but business as usual on the House floor yesterday, as the two parties bitterly fought over a bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks. Emotions were raw from the opening gavel, when Democrats objected to Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) managing the debate on a bill that they called "stupid" (Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa.), "offensive" (Rep. ... (more)

    June 18, 2013

    Josh Duggar Accepts a New Role--at FRC Action!

    Josh Duggar has been impressing audiences for his most of his adult life as part of the popular TV show, "19 Kids and Counting." Now, FRC Action is proud to announce that Josh will have another audience: Capitol Hill. Yesterday on "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," we broke the news that Josh and Anna moved to Washington, D.C. to join FRC ... (more)

    June 14, 2013

    A Tale of Two Speakers

    No matter how frustrating things are on Capitol Hill, we can all be grateful for one thing: Nancy Pelosi is no longer in charge. Regardless of the GOP's flaws, the former Speaker reminded pro-lifers how much worse the leadership could be. During a press conference yesterday, the House Minority Leader picked a fight with the men on the Judiciary ... (more)

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