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Democrats Pick Up Gun Battle Just Where They Left Off

Democrats in the House of Representatives renewed their fight for new gun control laws on Wednesday, picking up where they left off this summer – though without the histrionics that culminated in June’s embarrassing “civil rights” protest on the House floor. “Time and time again we ask for compassion, time and time again we ask for action, time and time ...

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Gun Rights Group Files $12 million Lawsuit Against Katie Couric

Documentaries rarely tell the entire truth about their chosen subject, especially when those documentaries are thinly-veiled exercises in political argument. One such documentary – Epix’s Under the Gun, which debuted earlier this year – went further than most, however. Using selective editing, the documentary made a group of gun rights activists look positively stumped when Couric asked them a basic ...

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Anthem Disrespect Spreading Like an Infection

As regrettable as it may be, it’s an undeniable fact of American life that kids idolize, and make role models out of, professional sports superstars. Now, we can argue about whether or not Colin Kaepernick is really a “superstar,” but he is obviously a role model. On Friday, several high schools across the nation had their football games marred by ...

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California to Protect Abortionists from Prying Eyes

If we could take a step back and view the United States from an emotionally-safe distance – Mars, perhaps – we might come away with a grudging sort of respect for liberal Democrats. As backwards and dangerous as their ideology may be, they are a relentless bunch. They’re always on offense. It’s not enough that they should succeed in achieving ...

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Supreme Court Upholds N.C. Voter ID Ruling

The Supreme Court, in a 4-4 deadlock Wednesday, declined to review a lower court’s ruling on North Carolina’s voter ID laws. The decision – or non-decision, as it were – keeps the decision of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in place, which means that North Carolina voters will not have to show any form of identification when they go ...

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UN Considering “International Safe Abortion Day”

Planned Parenthood and 430 other feminist groups have penned a letter to the United Nations, asking the General Assembly to make September 28 “Safe Abortion Day” around the world. “28 September was declared an international day of action for the decriminalization of abortion in 1990 by the women’s health movement and has been celebrated annually ever since,” the letter explains, ...

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D.C. Minimum Wage Hikes Costing Thousands of Jobs

According to data analyzed by the American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.’s recent minimum wage hikes have cost the city more than 1,400 restaurant jobs since the beginning of the year. Those hikes, which boosted the wage floor to $10.50 in 2015 and then up to $11.50 last month, have contributed to a 3 percent job loss in the dining industry. ...

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Roger Stone: Don’t Trust the Voting System

Everyone not actually on the Donald Trump payroll dismissed the Republican nominee’s assertion last week that the general election could be “rigged” to produce a Hillary Clinton victory in the fall. Even those who support Trump shrugged and said the candidate was alluding to larger issues such as voter fraud. Like saying Obama was the “founder of ISIS,” Trump’s claims ...

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Trump to Utah: Democrats Loathe Religious Freedom

In an op-ed published in Utah’s Deseret News, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump explained that the Democratic Party has been trying for years to unravel the First Amendment. “Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have tried to undermine our religious liberties on the altar of political correctness,” Trump wrote. “They have challenged the rights of businesses and religious institutions to speak ...

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Milwaukee: Another Reminder That We Need Law and Order

On Saturday night, riots broke out in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after a police officer shot 23-year-old Sylville K. Smith during a traffic stop gone wrong. Both the suspect and the officer were black (and armed), but that didn’t stop hundreds of locals from using the event as an excuse to burn down businesses, trash vehicles, and throw bricks at police officers. ...

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