Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital's managing editor. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kansas. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Arkansas governor vetoes protections for minors

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/05/21, 05:14 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson could have made his state the first one to safeguard children from the irreversible, life-altering effects of puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and sex change surgeries. But instead he vetoed the Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act on Monday.

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CDC OKs travel for fully vaccinated people

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/02/21, 05:42 pm

Air travel in the United States picked back up in recent weeks, with more than 1 million passengers daily going through U.S. airports. Domestic travelers now have the blessing of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—if they are two weeks past receiving the last required dose of a COVID-19 shot.

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Rep. Matt Gaetz accuses former DOJ official of extortion

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/31/21, 06:59 pm

A Republican congressman from Florida acknowledged he was the subject of a federal investigation but said a former official with the Justice Department was extorting him. “Over the past several weeks, my family and I have been victims of an organized criminal extortion involving a former DOJ official seeking $25 million while threatening to smear my name,” Rep. Matt Gaetz said in a statement.

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