No secret formula

Government | But predicting future corruption really isn’t so hard
by Joel Belz
Posted 5/24/18, 04:07 pm

A longtime reader from northeast Ohio wrote recently to compliment our editorial gifts at predicting the future. “I enjoy reading back issues of WORLD,” she said, “and have been impressed many times by your uncanny ability to ‘see’ ahead, relying on your inspired hunches.”

To this very kind and overly generous friend, let me first say thank you for her note of encouragement. It came right on the heels of a handful of especially harsh letters from a little band of very unhappy WORLD members.

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Custody battle

Compassion | The United States cracks down on adults crossing the border illegally with children
by Rob Holmes
Posted 5/23/18, 03:18 pm

A new border security policy mandates separating children from parents who are apprehended after illegally entering the United States. The families can face federal criminal prosecution even if making an asylum claim.

Though prosecution of illegal immigrants has always been the law, in practice, the U.S. government in the past did not always charge parents who crossed the border illegally with their children, instead referring them to immigration court for resolution of their cases.

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Pro-lifers celebrate the death of California’s euthanasia law

Euthanasia | Judge overturns the bill after ruling lawmakers passed it illegally
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/21/18, 01:16 pm

A California judge overturned the state’s assisted suicide law last week, saying lawmakers violated the state’s constitution when they passed the End of Life Options Act during a special legislative session in 2015 after failing to pass it during the main 2015 legislativ

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