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Federal Notices Tell Us What the Trump Wall Could Look Like

Last week, the Customs and Border Protection Agency posted two contract requests that give us a glimpse at what President Trump’s border wall could look like when construction is finished. It’s unclear from the postings if CBP is considering two different approaches to the wall or if the plan is to construct the wall in different ways, depending on the ...

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NY Democrats Submit Anti-Free Speech Bill

New York Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator Tony Avella are putting their political muscle behind a new bill that would bring Europe’s “right to be forgotten” laws to the shores of the United States. Despite the bill’s dark implications for the First Amendment, the Democrats argue that it’s more important for American citizens to be protected from embarrassing posts ...

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Two Courts Rule Against Trump’s New Travel Order

Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland struck legal blows against President Donald Trump’s revised executive order on travel on Wednesday, putting the administration back on defense as the president raged once again against activism in the court system. The rulings came on the day – March 16 – that the new executive order was to go into effect. It differed ...

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Germany Takes Another Whack at Freedom of Speech

Modern Germans are understandably petrified of anything having to do with fascism, but in their desperation to silence “hateful” voices on social media, the Angela Merkel administration is rapidly turning into the very thing it fears. So concerned is Merkel about the rise of right-wing groups and anti-immigrant sentiment, that she’s hacking away at the one thing that can keep ...

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Everyone is a Victim (Except Thin, White, Heterosexual Men)

According to a new feature from Campus Reform, the University of California, Davis has published a glossary of terms and definitions that tells progressive students what words they should and should not use when communicating with the world. The site highlighted the university’s definition of “racism,” which appears to contend that only white people are capable of it. The glossary, ...

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Illegal Immigrants Learning to Defy Federal Authorities

Activist groups in New York City and other major immigration hotspots are holding training sessions to teach illegal immigrants what to do if federal authorities come knocking. In the sessions, non-citizens are being told not to open the door to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, not to cooperate if taken into custody, and not to sign any documents without ...

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Rev. Graham: Government Officials Have Right to Their Beliefs

Rev. Franklin Graham said this week that Americans were called upon to demand that government officials be allowed to practice their religious beliefs without interference. In a Facebook post, Graham shined a light on the case of Ruth Neely, a Wyoming judge who had fallen afoul of the PC police. Noting that Neely had “faithfully served her community in Pinedale, ...

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Hawaii Becomes First State to Challenge New Travel Ban

Only a day after President Donald Trump signed a new executive order barring travel from six Middle Eastern countries, Hawaii became the first state to challenge the travel ban in court. The state, which had already filed a complaint against the first order, handed a federal judge a 40-page request on Tuesday, asking him to place a temporary restraining order ...

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Trump Offers Planned Parenthood a Lifeline…of Sorts

Republicans have been promising to strip Planned Parenthood of its federal funding since undercover tapes proved the organization was profiting from the sale of fetal tissue, but President Trump has offered the company a deal: Stop performing abortions and you can keep your $500 million in annual grants. Think they’ll take the offer? In case you had any illusions about ...

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Trump Signs New Travel Ban to Replace Rescinded Order

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Monday blocking the issuance of new visas to citizens of six Middle Eastern countries: Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. The order replaces the one signed in January, which was ultimately blocked by the courts. The new “travel ban” differs from the first one in several key ways, the first ...

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