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University Bans Pledge: “It Represents an Oppressive Government”

In a controversial move last week, the Student Senate at Grand Valley State University voted 22-10 to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at their meetings, arguing that its “oppressive” words and history conspired to make some students uncomfortable. With the move, GVSU became the second student government this year to do away with the Pledge, following in the footsteps ...

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Florida County Passes Resolution to Make Itself a “Second Amendment Sanctuary”

This week, the Lake County Commission in Central Florida became the first county in the state to declare itself a “Second Amendment Sanctuary” in a powerful resolution to affirm gun rights. While the resolution does not come with the authority of law – Florida counties are legally prohibited from passing ordinances relating to firearms – the commissioners felt it was ...

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Trump: American Taxpayers Will Not Be on the Hook for Immigrant Healthcare

President Trump signed an important executive order on Friday in the administration’s continued efforts to ensure that immigrants are not coming to this country for a free ride on the taxpayers’ dime. The White House has already taken significant steps towards making sure that immigrants are not coming to this country to go on the public dole, and this presidential ...

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Corporate CEOs Demand Gun Control in Letter to the Senate

In a letter to the U.S. Senate publicized on Thursday, 145 business executives and CEOs challenged lawmakers to pass universal background checks and implement “red flag” laws at the federal level. “Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety,” the executives wrote. “We urge the ...

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NRA Sues San Francisco Over Domestic Terrorist Designation

Last week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors felt it was an excellent use of their power and their city’s tax dollars to go after the gun lobby with both (political) guns blazing. Therefore, they decided to become the first governmental body in the world to label the National Rifle Association a “domestic terrorist organization” that was using “its considerable ...

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Michigan Teachers Subjected to Bizarre Islamic Propaganda Training

After filing a Freedom of Information Act request with the Novi Community School District in Michigan, the Thomas More Law Center discovered that public school teachers there were subjected to a two-day propaganda training class in August 2017, where they were taught about the perfect glory of Islam, the wretched state of Christianity, and how they should talk about the ...

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Professor Throws a Fit: “I’m Sick to Death of the Second Amendment!”

Mass shooting events tend to bring out some absolute nuttery from the left, and the two consecutive ones that hit Dayton and El Paso were no exception to this rule. While Democrats did their usual clamoring for gun control (combined, this time, with some pointed swipes at President Trump’s supposed white supremacy), university academics like Steven Beschloss decided they were ...

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Washington Post Gets Away With Botching Covington Catholic Story

A federal court in Kentucky handed the Washington Post a major win this week, dismissing Nicholas Sandmann’s $250 million lawsuit against the paper. Citing freedom of the press, Judge William Bertlesman said that while one could certainly take issue with some of the individuals quoted in the paper in the first stories about Sandmann and the incident at the Lincoln ...

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The Demonization Continues: Charlottesville Turns its Back on Thomas Jefferson

One can’t help but go back, again and again, to President Donald Trump’s prescient words in that press conference after the Charlottesville riots. No, not the “very fine people on both sides” remarks that the media loves to play over and over again, the other ones. The ones where he reminded a forgetful media what the right-wing protests were originally ...

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Nike Caves to Kaepernick, Cancels Pro-America Sneaker Release

“Pathetic,” tweeted Laura Ingraham. “No more Nike sneakers for our family.” With that, Ingraham undoubtedly spoke for millions of Americans who do not think there’s anything wrong with celebrating the founding of the United States on the 4th of July. That puts them at odds with the sneaker giant, who backed down from releasing the Air Max 1 USA shoe ...

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