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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), under the direction of Dr. Ben Carson, is taking aggressive legal action against social media platforms for enabling online housing discrimination. Democrats, meanwhile, are pushing flawed legislation that would only increase the power and influence of their Big Tech allies. The contrast highlights just how beholden Democrats …

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The Bible teaches that the Church is the salt and light agent of the Kingdom of God. Its purpose, among other things, is to provide a clear moral alternative to the ways of the world. The moral compass for society, the right or wrong on matters on morality, and justice from a godly perspective is …

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No one can accuse Donald Trump of not being able to grab attention. He lobbed his latest political hand grenade, announcing that he is considering shipping off illegals who have been arriving in droves at the U.S.-Mexico border to sanctuary cities. These are municipalities with ordinances directing local authorizes to not cooperate with federal immigration …

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According to the FBI, “hate crimes” are on the rise. The agency reported a 17% increase in such crimes in 2017 compared to 2016. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., recently said: “There has been an increase in hate crimes. There has been an increase in very negative rhetoric at groups.” Notwithstanding the crime …

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Bishop Aubrey Shines poses the questions. Are you afraid to go against the group and what’s popular? Are you persuaded by what people say without doing research about it yourself? For instance, if you associate “Republican” with “racist,” you might be a group-thinker and a follower. Watch the brief clip to hear why. bisho

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By now it should be common knowledge that over 70 percent of black babies are born to unmarried women. These children grow up not living with their fathers. Children in female-headed households are at higher risk of failing to graduate high school, getting pregnant out of wedlock, being disciplined in school, and ending up in …

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Facebook’s campaign of anti-conservative censorship took another step forward with the announcement that the social media giant will silence speech based on the guidance of left-wing activists and will help social justice warriors lecture users who search for content designated as “hate.” Democrats and the media are openly celebrating Facebook’s decision to ban “white nationalist” …

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California requires employers, including churches and pro-life organizations, to include elective abortion coverage in health insurance plans. The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) defines killing unborn babies in the womb as health care, equated with maternity care. Three churches filed suit against the state in 2014 to stop enforcement. A federal judge ruled …

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Logging on to the website of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union, the first flashing headline that meets the eye attacks Education Secretary Betsy DeVos: “Betsy DeVos and Her No Good, Very Bad Record on Public Education.” What perturbs the NEA is that DeVos sees her mission as education, which is not …

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Christians are called to be strong and courageous. But that’s not what many Christian students are being taught on too many Christian college campuses today. Too often, they’re taught to fear and to hide behind a false pretense of grace while extending none.  Christian writer, speaker and author—Matt Walsh—is being protested by college staff and students who don’t …

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By Donald J. Boudreaux

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By Walter Williams

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By Rev. Derek McCoy, Published in the Heritage Foundation’s Culture Index 2017

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By Tim Bradley

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By Ken Blackwell

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By Thomas Sowell

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By Virginia Walden Ford

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by Thomas Sowell

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Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both sides that have remained the same for decades. And most of those arguments are irrelevant to the central question: Do tighter gun control laws reduce the murder rate?

That is not an esoteric question, nor one for which no empirical evidence is available. Think about it. We have 50 states, each with its own gun control laws, and many of those laws have gotten either tighter or looser over the years. There must be tons of data that could indicate whether murder rates went up or down when either of these things happened.

But have you ever heard any...

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January 16, 2018 | Star Parker | Syndicated Nationally by Creators


Black women constitute 6 percent of our population, yet they account for 35 percent of abortions. How can Democrats possibly be serving this community by supporting and encouraging this disaster?

This year, as every year, I will be joining the hundreds of thousands who will be arriving in Washington, D.C., for the March for Life. March for Life notes the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Jan. 22, 1973, which legalized abortion on demand in our country.
The event has taken place every year since 1973 and will continue to take place every year until this disastrous and destructive decision is reversed.
Those who come to Washington express the breadth and depth of the resolve they hold for enshrining respect for the sanctity of life as part of our national culture.
They often brave the hostile elements of winter in our nation's capital. And have also braved many different political climates.
Fortunately, this year, the pro-life political climate has dramatically improved.
Operation Rescue, one the nation's leading activist pro-life Christian organizations, has named President Donald Trump its Pro-Life Person of the Year.
Last October, the House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation prohibits abortion after 20 weeks, the point at which it's estimated that the unborn child can feel pain.
Trump has indicated that he is ready to sign the bill into law. In order for this to happen, it must pass the Senate. However, there is considerable doubt that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can muster the necessary 60 votes, particularly now that the Republican count in the Senate is down to 51.
Nevertheless, the push should be made in the Senate, and there are indications that the vote will take place.
Today's political landscape is characterized by increased partisan polarization, and abortion is no exception.
According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 71 percent of Democrats self-identify as "pro-choice" compared with 36 percent of Republicans — a difference of 35 percentage points. Sixteen years ago, in 2001, the gap between Democrats and Republicans on this issue was 26 points. The 71 percent "pro-choice" figure among Democrats in 2017 was the highest it's been in the last 17 years.
The nation's highest abortion rates are among black and Hispanics, both of whom vote disproportionately for Democrats. So, as in other areas, these minority communities are not getting the leadership they need in the Democratic politicians they vote for.
It's why Republicans should push for floor votes on abortion. It provides an opportunity to push Democrats and raise awareness among their constituents about this issue.
Black women constitute 6 percent of our population, yet they account for 35 percent of abortions. How can Democrats possibly be serving this community by supporting and encouraging this disaster?
It's vital for blacks, and for all Americans, to understand that abortion is not an issue that can be viewed in isolation. Lack of respect for the sanctity of life spills over into other critical areas of human behavior.
Thus it is no accident that the years since the Roe v. Wade decision have been years in which the American family has collapsed.
In 1960, 73 percent of all children were living with two parents in a first marriage. By 2014, this was down to 46 percent.
In 2014, 54 percent of black children were living with a single parent. Seventy-one percent of black babies were born to unwed mothers in 2014 compared with 40 percent in 1960.
Research is overwhelming regarding the centrality of a healthy family structure to success in life. There is little question that the deep issues in black communities today tie to family collapse.
And at the core of that collapse is the absence of reverence for the sanctity of life.
There is no issue more central to our national moral, physical and fiscal health than abortion. And the partisan implications are clear.
Republicans must help lead blacks and Hispanics out of the darkness in which the Democratic Party is holding them hostage.

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By Ryan Scott Bomberger

What is feminism? If you asked people on the street, the most common response is “equality.” Yet at the darkened heart of today’s faux feminism, there is no equality because it is violently hostile to Life. You can dress it up in all the pink banners, euphemisms, and #ShoutYourAbortion tweetfests that you’d like, but the truth can’t be hashtagged over. Without Life, there is no equality.

How many times must we go around this human value merry-go-round? You can’t diminish and destroy any part of the human family and expect humanity to rise. Fannie Lou Hamer understood this. It was why she was so “sick and tired of being sick and tired.” She fought against a society that claimed “land of...

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