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A Republican visits Skid Row

Homelessness | Walking among the homeless with a California candidate for governor
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/23/18, 08:49 am

Last week, I joined California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox on a walk with Los Angeles police through Skid Row—a 50-block mini dystopia in downtown LA with one of the highest concentrations of homelessness and crime in the United States. 

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Untangling the fetal tissue trade

Abortion | Federal government cancels one contract for aborted baby body parts, but others remain
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/01/18, 04:04 pm

Pro-life leaders praised the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week for canceling its contract with a fetal tissue company, but they said the government needs to do more to protect aborted babies from becoming commodities after their deaths.

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Associated Press/Photo by Carolyn Kaster

U.S. sues to stop California internet rules

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/01/18, 11:24 am

The Trump administration sued the state of California on Sunday over internet regulations that Gov. Jerry Brown signed the same day. The law prohibits internet providers from favoring certain content or websites in direct opposition of federal policy. The Federal Communications Commission last year repealed so-called “net neutrality” rules, saying they created burdensome, anti-consumer requirements on internet companies. “Once again the California Legislature has enacted an extreme and illegal state law attempting to frustrate federal policy,” U.S.

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