Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Barr tells Congress when to expect Mueller report

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/29/19, 04:35 pm

UPDATE: Attorney General William Barr said Friday he should be able to deliver a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report to Congress by mid-April. In a letter to the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary committees, Barr said he would remove from the report any grand jury material, information that would compromise sensitive sources and methods, facts that could affect ongoing investigations, and anything that could infringe on the personal privacy and reputation of “peripheral third parties.”

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Friends of the court

Politics | The Justice Department backs more religious liberty cases than previous administrations
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/28/19, 06:43 pm

WASHINGTON—Under President Donald Trump, the Department of Justice has supported more religious liberty cases than it did during the first two years of either the Obama or Bush administrations.

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A house is not only a home

Religious Liberty | After a Chabad rabbi expanded his home to host Jewish college students for the Sabbath, neighbors sued
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/28/19, 04:16 pm

It’s Friday night as usual for a group of Jewish college students at 14 Aigburth Road. Outside, the sun has set on a quiet residential street. Inside, candles flicker in one corner of a spacious dining room. A dozen folding tables, graced with white tablecloths patterned with swirling silver, signal a feast to come.

Around the tables, skirt-clad girls chat while taking turns coddling two tiny, 4-month-old twins in what they call “baby tag.” In an adjoining study separated by lattice wood dividers, Rabbi Mendy Rivkin leads a dozen young men in reciting a ritual prayer.

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