Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Shifting loyalties

Politics | Republicans tout pro-Israel policies when courting Jewish voters
by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/11/19, 06:45 pm

WASHINGTON—Republicans are launching a strategy to woo Jewish voters in 2020, seizing on a political opportunity afforded by divisions in the Democratic Party.

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Ohio governor signs heartbeat bill

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/11/19, 05:29 pm

UPDATE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday signed into law a bill protecting unborn babies from abortion from the moment they have a detectable heartbeat, usually around six weeks of gestation. Even before the bill was signed, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio said it was preparing a suit to challenge to the law, something DeWine and Ohio pro-life advocates anticipated.

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Nuclear bond

Human Rights | North Korean defectors say joining together national security negotiations and humanitarian concerns is the key to unraveling Kim Jong Un’s abusive regime
by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/11/19, 02:56 pm

In North Korea, the sin of a single family member can condemn the next three generations to fearful suffering. Many transgressions can lead to arrest and imprisonment in the regime’s political prison camps, but perhaps the cardinal sin is attempting to escape to China or South Korea.

Kim Hye Sook learned this in February of 1975, when authorities dragged her family off to a political prison camp in Bukchang-gun. She was 13. Her family, previously members of the elite in North Korea’s capital of Pyongyang, did not know what they had done wrong.

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