La Shawn Barber

La Shawn is a former WORLD columnist.

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Obama’s Hail Mary

Transgenderism | The outgoing president’s last-ditch effort to push through his transgender agenda
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 1/11/17, 04:25 pm

President Barack Obama will be history next week, but that’s not stopping him from throwing a Hail Mary pass to push through his transgender agenda before he leaves office.

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Time to defund Planned Parenthood

Abortion | Congress should not squander this opportunity to starve the beast
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 1/05/17, 01:11 pm

If abortion is to remain “the law of the land” in the United States, legislators can change the law to stop forcing us to pay for the deaths. No exceptions. With a conservative presidential administration and conservative majorities in Congress, it’s time for pro-life lawmakers to starve the beast known as Planned Parenthood.

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Sober and vigilant witnesses

Religious Liberty | A college student’s free speech case provides an opportunity for believers to examine themselves
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 12/21/16, 03:14 pm

A Christian college student wanted to share his faith on campus. Last summer, after Chike Uzuegbunam began speaking to students at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) in Lawrenceville, Ga., and handing out religious literature, authorities at the taxpayer-supported school told him to stop. Uzuegbunam was told he needed advance-notice permission and had to confine his speech to two small areas on campus. After he submitted to their rules, he began sharing his faith again, but campus police stopped him because people complained.

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