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by The Editors
Posted 8/16/18, 03:26 pm

‘Bloody Honduras’

July 21  Who would not flee with his family to the United States if facing a life of fear and threats? I would. Consider the multitude of Scripture verses that address our responsibilities to the immigrant. We must not be seduced into the populist anti-immigration mindset. —Pete Johnson on wng.org

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Quotables

News
by The Editors
Posted 8/16/18, 01:53 pm

‘Liberals can’t bully me.’

Rap star Kanye West on being told that openly supporting President Trump would ruin his career.

 

 


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By the numbers

News
by The Editors
Posted 8/16/18, 11:02 am

$716 billion

The amount of military funding (though 2019) in a defense bill President Donald Trump signed Aug. 13. The act boosts military pay by 2.6 percent.

46%

The percentage of Americans in a new PRRI survey who said business owners should be allowed to refuse to provide wedding services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. Last year, the figure was 41 percent.

$289.2 million

The amount a California state jury on Aug. 10 ordered Monsanto Co. to pay a man who claimed the company’s Roundup and Ranger Pro weedkillers caused his cancer.

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