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Defunding Planned Parenthood was the easy part

Abortion | The state of Texas and a pro-life group argue over accountability for family planning funds
by Mary Jackson
Posted 11/25/19, 04:46 pm

Texas investigators said a pro-life organization must repay $1.6 million in state funding for “serious contractural violations.” But the group’s founder said the report contains numerous errors and called the state’s actions a “smear campaign” intended to undercut services to low-income women.

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Fearsome fundamentals

Politics | Democrats are drawing a pro-abortion line in the sand
by Anne K. Walters & Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/21/19, 05:39 pm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a top candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, declared that her party stands for abortion in Wednesday’s primary debate. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow asked Warren about Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a fellow Democrat who signed a bill protecting unborn babies from abortion in his state after they have a detectable heartbeat, and whether there was room in the party for a someone like him.

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Liberty and justice for all

Religious Liberty | Will religious liberty survive?
by Marvin Olasky & Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 11/21/19, 01:39 pm

Four years ago the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of same-sex marriage. Despite the closeness of the vote and faulty reasoning in the majority decision, that battle (unlike the 47-year battle concerning abortion) seems to be over—for now. 

Persevering pro-life counselors outside abortion businesses contribute to some last-minute changes of heart, but pro-Biblical-marriage counselors are not standing outside city halls and wedding chapels pleading with same-sex couples about to make their vows.

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