Harvest Prude

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

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Controversial compromise

Washington | Bill aimed at balancing LGBT agenda and religious freedom gets some support but alarms both sides
by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/06/19, 05:19 pm

A Republican congressman on Friday introduced sweeping legislation he says will balance the rights of religious and LGBT people, advancing a controversial religious freedom approach.

The Fairness for All Act (FFA), introduced by Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, would make sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protected classes under the federal Civil Rights Act.

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Ukraine caught in the middle

Politics | How impeachment could threaten the future of a fledgling democracy
by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/05/19, 05:55 pm

WASHINGTON—While Democrats and Republicans are locked in a partisan impeachment battle in the nation’s capital, the country at the center of the debate, Ukraine, is locked in a decadeslong fight for its survival and its future. The politicization of U.S. foreign policy toward Ukraine as a result of impeachment could make matters worse for an already struggling country.

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Next phase of impeachment inquiry begins

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/04/19, 12:41 pm

WASHINGTON—The House Judiciary Committee took the baton from Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee in its first impeachment hearing Wednesday morning. Democrats called law professors from Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of North Carolina to testify about the constitutional threshold for impeaching a president. Republicans called George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley.

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