Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Two suicide attacks strike Tunisian capital

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/27/19, 09:25 am

Two suicide attacks on Thursday targeted security forces in Tunisia’s capital, killing one patrol officer and injuring at least eight people. One attacker detonated explosives in a commercial district near the French Embassy in central Tunis shortly before 11 a.m., apparently targeting a police patrol. Ten minutes later, the second bomber struck an entrance to the anti-terrorism brigade on the outskirts of the city.

“One person blew themselves up behind the back door of the police department in El Gorjani neighborhood,” the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

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Missouri Planned Parenthood fights to keep aborting babies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/26/19, 12:55 pm

The last abortion facility in Missouri asked a state panel for an extension Tuesday after a judge ruled its license would run out on Friday. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services last week refused to renew the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate’s license. The department had allowed the license to lapse over patient safety issues.

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The cross still stands

Religious Liberty | The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Bladensburg cross could curb hostility toward religion
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/25/19, 05:09 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision Thursday in favor of a nearly century-old memorial cross in Bladensburg, Md., signaled that the justices want to leave more room for religion in the public square.

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