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Border blowback

Immigration | The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is taking a toll on the agents who patrol it
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/27/20, 02:04 pm

When someone from U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) first tried to recruit him at a mall, Chris Cabrera said he didn’t know what a Border Patrol agent was. “It’s like playing hide-and-go-seek every day,” the recruiter said. You spend most of your 10-hour shift outside—in the grasslands, the desert, the mountains, on foot, four-wheelers, boats, and horses, catching people who cross illegally.

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9th Circuit upholds abortion defunding rule 

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/24/20, 04:19 pm

The Trump administration has the right to withhold federal family planning funding from facilities that provide or refer for abortions, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday. In a 7-4 decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the U.S. Supreme Court already approved nearly identical regulations in 1991.

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1990 and 2020

Abortion | Examining how public opinion on abortion has changed in the last 30 years
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/13/20, 01:42 pm

The printed signs they carried: “Life is Winning.” “Pro-life is Pro-Woman.” “Love Them Both.” “Choose Love, Choose Life.” “We are the Pro-Life Generation.” “Pro-freedom, Pro-life.” “Babies Lives Matter.” “I Regret My Abortion.”

The handwritten signs they waved: “She can have her baby and her dreams too.” “I am a lifeguard: I believe in guarding all life.” “Pregnancy is not a health problem.” “Human rights begin in the womb.” “I was 16 scared and pregnant, but her life mattered too.” “Doctor Said Abort. Parents Said No. I Love My Life.” 

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