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Iraq celebrates military victory over ISIS

International | While Mosul continues its comeback after its nine-month battle with Islamic State militants
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/11/17, 05:48 pm

IRAQ claimed final victory over ISIS on Saturday, announcing it had cleared fighters from western Iraq and retaken control of the border with Syria—14 months after it began military operations to expel the group, at that time controlling nearly one-third of the country.

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Bernie Sanders needs a remedial course in U.S. democracy

Religious Liberty | Self-described socialist reveals he doesn’t understand the basics of religious liberty
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 6/13/17, 11:34 am

Is Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., trying to establish a religious test for serving in the U.S. government? Critics say yes and have even called on Sanders to resign over his unconstitutional comments.

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Will Swedish midwife’s case birth new pro-life protections in Europe?

Religious Liberty | A win at the continent’s top human rights court could benefit all Christian healthcare providers
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 4/18/17, 02:25 pm

A Swedish midwife denied a job because of her pro-life views is taking her case to the European Court of Human Rights. On three separate occasions, potential employers refused to hire Ellinor Grimmark, and last week the Swedish Labor Court upheld those decisions, declining to consider international conscience protections, her attorneys claim.

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