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Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law

Steve Pitt

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky law requiring doctors who conduct abortions to display and describe a patient’s ultrasound as well as play the fetal heartbeat to the pregnant woman violates the First Amendment rights of those physicians, a federal judge …

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‘Mully’ the magnificent


You’re probably familiar with the story in the Gospels where the Lord invites a young man to sell all he has and follow Him. The young man, however, walks away from Jesus and the offer of eternal life, for he …

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Student-led prayer weathering the storms

Houston High School students prayed at their flagpole

Catastrophic hurricanes in the U.S. and the Caribbean impeded planning for an annual student-led prayer event held Sept. 27, but likely did not daunt desires to pray, according to organizers. In Texas, Hurricane Harvey killed an estimated 82 people or …

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Roy Moore wins GOP Senate primary

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Roy Moore, the former Alabama chief justice known for his stands on same-sex marriage and a Ten Commandments monument, has won the Republican primary in a special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by …

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The death of outrage

death of outrage

Outrage is dead, and we have killed it. Americans, faced with an increasing parade of bona fide evils are more likely to causally shrug their shoulders and mumble “meh,” rather than express anything approaching authentic anger, shock or outrage at …

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U.S. doctors take official stance against euthanasia

Euthanasia and organ harvesting

The American College of Physicians argues medicine’s goal is not to control the manner and timing of death. Amid increasing attempts to legalize euthanasia at the state level, the nation’s second-largest network of physicians officially spoke out against it last …

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School values transgender lessons over parent rights

kindergarten classroom

A California charter school embroiled in controversy about a lesson to kindergarteners on transgenderism is not backing down. On Sept. 18, the Sacramento-area school board rejected a proposal by parents to allow children to opt-out of lessons on gender identity. …

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