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The Coming Summer Border Surge of Illegal Immigrant Children

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Texas and Arizona brace for the worst while California opens its arms.

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Carson Appeals to Media in 2016 Announcement: ‘Please Don’t Abuse’ Your ‘Sacred Position’

Monday, May 4th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Says it's a "blatant lie" that he wants to eliminate the “safety nets” that helped him as a child.

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Food Stamp Suspension for Rioters? Baltimore Legislative Efforts Start

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

And some police reforms have already crossed Gov. Hogan's desk.

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Gov. Snyder for President?

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

One Tough Nerd’s "relentless positive agenda” put to the test in Michigan.

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New York Common Core Opt-Out Movement Gains Steam

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Will lawmakers opt in?

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North Carolina Moves Closer to 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Proponents call it "truly a bill that those that are both pro-life and pro-choice can get behind.”

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The Jenner Dog: Simple Transgender Humor or Bad Taste?

Monday, April 27th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Just wait for what's on it.

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Both Sides Claim Faith Basis in Shop Owner’s Vow to Not Serve ‘Overt’ Gays

Sunday, April 26th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Who's right?

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New Jersey Legislature, Unions Giving Chris Christie Bad Week

Friday, April 24th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

The polls aren't being especially kind to the potential presidential candidate, either.

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States Wrestle with Restrictions on Drones

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

North Dakota police drones won't be packing heat.

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After the Pizza Parlor: Religious Freedom at the Grass-Roots

Sunday, April 19th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Indiana shop has re-opened with bevy of donations, while other take their own slice of the debate.

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The Fight Over Assisted Suicide in California

Friday, April 17th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Is it an issue of liberty, or a law that would get abused with deadly consequences?

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Ohio Republicans Not So Sure on Bill to Ban Abortion at First Heartbeat

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Some abortion opponents fear backing six-week cutoff would spur legal action against all restrictions.

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Chew on This: Should Food Stamp Recipients Have Their Shopping Lists Limited?

Friday, April 10th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Bills also want to put restrictions on cash withdrawals and locations where cards can be used.

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Kansas Bans Dismemberment Abortions; Right to Life Hopes It’s the First of 50

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Brownback says D&E is a “horrific procedure” and hopes it is banned nationwide.

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Louisiana RFRA Reinforcement Is Clear Defense of Traditional Marriage

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Lawmaker says proposal protecting religious beliefs "will encourage private citizens and institutions to demonstrate similar tolerance."

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Atheists May Mount More Challenges to Ten Commandments Monuments

Sunday, April 5th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

"Troubled by Christians trying to make a statement that their religion is part of the fabric of America."

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Silencers Making Lots of Noise in Minnesota Gun-Control Debate

Friday, April 3rd, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Proponents say they're needed to spare hunters' ears, while opponents say they're for getting away with murder.

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University of Tennessee Students Plan Sex Week 2015 Despite Legislative and Parental Outrage

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

How racy is too racy for a student fees expenditure?

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Pence Wants Religious Freedom Bill Fixed by End of the Week

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

"Move legislation this week that makes it clear that this law does not give businesses a right to deny services to anyone."

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If State Allows Businesses to Refuse Service to Gays, Should They Post Warning on the Door?

Monday, March 30th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Author of one proposal in Oklahoma says bill tackles intolerance, while other bill pitched as exposing intolerance.

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A Three-Sided Minimum Wage Debate Moves into Nevada

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

“The reality is that some people, often for unfortunate reasons, don’t have skills that are worth $9, $10 or $15 an hour."

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State Legislators Go Back to Tried and True Execution Methods

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Debates over drug cocktails? Go back to the chair and firing squad, say some.

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Don’t Take Our Dues: Unions File Suit Against Right-to-Work

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

Walker says new law "will lead to more freedom and prosperity for all of Wisconsin.”

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Bad Food, Illicit Sex, Smuggled Drugs and Guns Inside Michigan Prisons Prompt Questions About Privatization

Friday, March 20th, 2015 - by Rod Kackley

When chicken tacos become “cruel and unusual punishment."

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