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    May 07, 2014

    At Ballot Box, Marriage of Primary Importance

    Supporting marriage might cost you a job in broadcasting, but in Republican politics, it's the best decision you can make. Indiana voters made that crystal clear in last night's primary, refusing to "hold their peace" on two GOP House members who helped sink the state's chance at a marriage protection amendment. Kathy Heuer (R) and Rebecca Kubacki ... (more)

    May 06, 2014

    A Mass. Exodus on ObamaCare

    Functionality may be in short supply with ObamaCare -- but irony sure isn't. Yesterday, in an announcement that seemed to sum up the last year of this debacle, Massachusetts scrapped the health care system that started it all. What once served as the model for the President's law is now a symbol of its dysfunction, as the Bay State becomes the ... (more)

    May 05, 2014

    Saving Grace in Greece: SCOTUS Sides with Prayer

    Today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling wasn't just an answer on prayer -- it was an answer to prayer! In what experts are calling one of the biggest religious liberty wins in the last half-century, the Court gave its blessing to an American tradition more than 200 years old: legislative prayer. In cities across America, secular activists have come to ... (more)

    May 02, 2014

    Fight at the Museum

    You can't put a price tag on women's contributions to America -- but Congress is trying. For almost 20 years, liberals have batted around the idea of building a National Women's History Museum in D.C. as a way to draw attention to the untold stories and accomplishments of America's daughters. Who could be opposed to that? Plenty of people, once ... (more)

    May 01, 2014

    Trafficking Bill Gets Green Light from House

    "I thought it only happened in poor countries," Sister Gladys Leigh told reporters. But, like too many people, the St. Louis nun underestimated the strong grip of sex trafficking. Now a volunteer at St. Louis's shelter for recovering sex slaves, Leigh and others know all too well the dark and horrifying world of forced prostitution. Over and over ... (more)

    April 30, 2014

    Independence or in Dependence?

    It's been 50 years and 20 trillion dollars since President Lyndon Johnson's famous speech declaring war on poverty. What's the report from the frontlines? The number of poor people hasn't shrunk -- and neither has the government. In fact, quite the opposite. Fighting poverty became an excuse to expand bureaucracy, 92 programs worth. And now, five ... (more)

    April 29, 2014

    Ain't That a Kick in the HUD...

    The government may be desperate for homeless shelters -- but not desperate enough to give up their liberal agenda. Instead of partnering with ministries, the Obama administration seems bent on preventing them from helping the hurting. At Cincinnati's City Gospel Mission Roger Howell says the group has more needs than it has beds -- a problem it ... (more)

    April 28, 2014

    The Left's Trafficking Cops

    Liberals care about fighting sex trafficking -- but not all care enough to partner with Christians who are. To them, the church's involvement is less about helping the hurting and more about a hidden agenda of religious conversion. In an eye-opening piece by Melissa Gira Grant, Salon.com treats the faith-based movement's involvement with deep ... (more)

    April 25, 2014

    ObamaCare: Here Today, Oregon Tomorrow

    If it's possible to do a worse job on health care than the federal government, Oregon has. The Beaver State is making ObamaCare history this week, becoming the first state to quit its own exchange and move to the federal system. After sinking $130 million into Cover Oregon, the state's enrollment program, the system's bugs were so irreparable that ... (more)

    April 24, 2014

    Rand Casts a Paul over Life Debate

    Republicans are still months away from kicking off the presidential race -- and that's a good thing for front-runners like Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who could use the extra time to hone their messaging. In four years, the Kentucky leader has won over plenty of fans for his solid record on a whole range of issues, including life. But today, it isn't ... (more)

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