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A Woman Refused To Vaccinate Her Kid. Police Kicked In Her Door

Thursday footage reveals that when an Arizona mom refused to take her unvaccinated child to the emergency room out of fear of the Arizona Department of Child Safety, she and her family were awoken by armed police who burst through their front door and took their children. Sarah Beck, the mother of three children, brought her two-year-old son to the ...

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Twitter Might Have A Plan for How To Handle Trump Tweets They Dislike Without Deleting Them

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A top Twitter executive announced Wednesday that Twitter is pondering adding explanatory notes to hateful rhetoric in what might be an effort to censor Trump tweets without openly banning them. Vijaya Gadde, the head of Twitter’s legal, policy, and trust and safety, announced on stage at the Technology 202 Live, a Washington Post Live forum in San Francisco, that Twitter ...

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‘Woman Is Not A Feeling:’ Heritage Foundation Defends Gender And Draws Fire At UN Panel

The DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation spoke out in defense of traditional gender ideology at a UN panel earlier in March and drew backlash from activists. The panel, part of the Commission on the Status of Women, was entitled “Gender Equality and Gender Ideology: Protecting Women and Girls.” Presented by the Mission of the ...

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Republican Leaders Announce Paid Family Leave Proposal

Republican leaders in Congress presented the New Parent Act Wednesday designed to support the families of newborn or adopted children through paid family leave. The New Parent Act was presented by Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, Republican Minnesota Rep. Ann Wagner, and Republican Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw. Rubio said Wednesday at a press conference that the New ...

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Outraged Fraternal Order Of Police Calls For Investigation Into Smollett Case

The Fraternal Order of Police have renewed demands Tuesday to investigate Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her possible interference in the Jussie Smollett case. This is not the first time that the Fraternal Order of Police has demanded an investigation of Foxx. They initially did so when Foxx tried to persuade Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson to transfer the ...

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Poland Rejects Muslim Immigrants: ‘General Consensus’ That Muslims Don’t Assimilate

A former Polish parliament speaker and foreign minister told the Wall Street Journal Tuesday that Poland favors Christian immigrants over Muslim immigrants due to their respective abilities to assimilate. Radoslaw Sikorski’s words are mirrored by Poland’s resistance to accepting refugees from Syria, Eretreia, and Afghanistan despite EU quotas, and at the same time welcoming two million immigrants from Ukraine in ...

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Sexual Violence Prevention Group Honors Christine Blasey Ford As Person of the Year

A sexual violence prevention group, Raliance, announced Monday that they were honoring Kavanaugh-accuser Christine Blasey Ford as their 2019 Person of the Year. Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the fall of 2018 and accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of having sexually assaulted her.  She ultimately did not provide enough information to indict Kavanaugh but was subsequently hailed as ...

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Retired Terrorist: Greatest Threat To BDS Is Calling Us Terrorists

Salah Khawaja, a retired terrorist and member of The Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) Movement, said Tuesday that calling BDS members terrorists is their greatest threat. According to a video released by Muslim Brotherhood and Radical Islam in America, Khawaja is considered “one of the most high-profile ‘non-violent’ activists in the region” and has spent over a quarter of his life ...

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‘Now We’re In Charge’: Democrats Lock Out Republicans On Bipartisan Bills

House Democrats cut Republican Representative Richard Hudson out of new workforce legislation he had been working on with them, eliminating yet another opportunity for bipartisan collaboration. But Democrats like Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) express no interest in anything but pushing ahead with Democratic legislation – and after 25 years of being mostly in the House minority, Doyle thinks it is ...

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Instagram To Block Anti-Vaccine Ads By Labeling Them Misinformation

Instagram To Block Anti-Vaccine Ads By Labeling Them Misinformation Mary Margaret Olohan on March 22, 2019 Instagram announced Thursday a mission to block all anti-vaccine hash tags and ads by labeling them “misinformation.” Facebook (also the owner of Instagram) announced March 7 that due to complaints from users who had seen large amounts of anti-vaccine content, they would be taking ...

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Catholic Priest Stabbed Repeatedly During Live-Streamed Mass

A Catholic priest was stabbed several times during a live-streamed mass in Montreal on Friday morning. Rev. Claude Grou, the rector at St. Joseph’s Oratory, was celebrating mass when a “tall, slim man” approached the altar, crossed behind it and chased after the fleeing priest to stab him repeatedly, according to CBC News. The man was thrown to the ground ...

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Scalia’s Son Weighs In On Packing The Court: ‘They Can’t Have Justices Appoint Their Colleagues’

Christopher Scalia, son of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, said packing the Supreme Court is partially unconstitutional and might be a Democratic ploy to intimidate the Supreme Court. “It’s pretty clear that one element of what some of the candidates are suggesting is just unconstitutional,” he told Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on Wednesday. Scalia was referencing the ...

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Gillibrand: Social Security, Pathway To Citizenship Should Be Rights

Democratic New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a 2020 hopeful, said social security and a pathway to citizenship should be rights for immigrants “in the country now” Tuesday at a campaign event in Iowa. “I have a lot of ideas,” Gillibrand said. “First, we need comprehensive immigration reform. If you are in this country now, you must have the right to ...

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NYU Hires Fact Checker Who Was Fired for Falsely Labeling Veteran A Nazi

NYU hired a former New Yorker employee Wednesday who had been fired for falsely labeling an ICE agent as a Nazi, to teach on far right coverage. Talia Lavin will now be teaching a class at New York University called “Reporting on the Far Right” in NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. She is a “writer and researcher focused on ...

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