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Judge dismisses House suit against wall funding

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/04/19, 11:02 am

WASHINGTON—A federal judge on Monday rejected the U.S. House of Representatives’ attempt to block President Donald Trump’s transfer of Defense Department money to fund construction of a wall at the U.S. southern border. The president redirected the money as part of a national emergency declaration in February following a lengthy budget battle and partial government shutdown. Trump requested a total of $6.1 billion from the Pentagon, but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has yet to decide whether to transfer about $3.6 billion of the total.

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Justices, not politicians

Judiciary | Assessing the U.S. Supreme Court with attorney Kelly Shackelford
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/23/19, 02:24 pm

Marvin Olasky’s interview with Kelly Shackelford, president of the legal firm First Liberty Institute, appears in the June 8 issue of WORLD Magazine. Here are additional excerpts from their conversation about religious liberty cases and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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False convictions, ruined lives

Law | False rape accusations may be statistically ‘rare,’ but they happen every day in the United States
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 3/14/19, 12:15 pm

Editor’s note: This story includes frank discussion of a sexual relationship.

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