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News | Pro-lifers reset the U.S. abortion debate, while Chinese Communists and the College Board punish disfavored citizens and students
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/21/19, 12:48 pm

Congratulations to the legislatures and governors of Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and other states. Congratulations to Donald Trump, who has surprisingly spoken with clarity about what the left would obfuscate: He said accurately that a baby now can be “ripped from the mother’s womb moments from birth.” The uneasiness of the left about new personhood and heartbeat laws is evident in the mid-May reactions of two New Yorkers: the wise guy named Stephen Colbert, and the newspaper that some readers consider the wisest, The New York Times

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Quick Takes

Posted 5/09/19, 02:59 pm

Disciplined and dazzling

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by The Editors
Posted 5/09/19, 02:51 pm

‘His sacrifice saved lives.’

Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Police Chief Kerr Putney on Riley Howell, a 21-year-old student who was killed while charging and tackling a shooter who opened fire in his classroom at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on April 30. The shooter killed two students and wounded four, but Howell’s actions bought enough time for the first police officer to enter the classroom and capture the suspect, according to Putney.


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