• American Commitment to slow fed takeover of internet

    From American Commitment: American Commitment Mobilizes Millions to Answer Dishonest “Slowdown” Ploy and Stop a Federal Takeover of the Internet Washington, D.C.—American Commitment, a national advocacy organization, has launched a massive effort to combat the dishonest “slowdown” campaign that liberal activists | Read More »

  • Sept. 13 National Remembrance Day of aborted babies

    Citizens for a Pro-life Society, Priests for Life, and Pro-life Action League are set to host memorials in remembrance of children murdered by abortion: The National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children on Saturday, September 13, 2014, was first marked | Read More »

  • Obamacare rates going up in Nebraska next year

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. LINCOLN, Neb. — Premiums for Obamacare health insurance plans sold in Nebraska will go up nearly 11 percent next year — one of the biggest hikes in the nation— according to preliminary rates released by the state Insurance | Read More »

  • MO town bans breastfeeding near pools

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Mothers in Missouri are allowed to breastfeed their children in public, provided they use as much discretion as possible — unless they’re near a public pool in the town of Warrensburg. City officials there aren’t | Read More »

  • Controversial sex education program reinstated in Hawaii

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Education will reinstate the controversial “Pono Choices” sex education curriculum, but after pressure from some parents and lawmakers, the program for middle school students will include some key | Read More »

  • Teacher union boss pay refutes ‘solidarity’ rhetoric

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Teachers union presidents Randi Weingarten and Lily Eskelsen Garcia claim to speak for American workers, but collect huge salaries from the very educators they accuse taxpayers of shortchanging. Weingarten was paid $543,150 in 2013 as president of American Federation | Read More »

  • Nonprofit law firm celebrates 25 years of defending life

    From Life Legal Defense: Life Legal Defense Foundation Takes on Federal Government, Healthcare and Abortion Industries (September 3, 2014 – Napa, CA) Life Legal Defense Foundation may be a small nonprofit law firm headquartered in the Napa Valley, but its attorneys are making | Read More »

  • Who can be a sheriff in NM? Just about anybody

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. SANTA FE, N.M. – Voters may not know it, but just because somebody gets elected as a New Mexico sheriff that doesn’t mean he or she is a certified law enforcement officer. In fact, they’re | Read More »

  • CA looks to ban Confederate flag

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CULLMAN, Ala. — California is looking to bar the “Stars and Bars.” A bill sits on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk to ban California from displaying or selling the Confederate flag or objects with images of | Read More »

  • M. Stanton Evans to be honored by Heartland Institute

    Conservative legend and frequent Human Events contributor, M. Stanton Evans, will be honored at the Heartland Institute’s anniversary dinner next week. From Heartland: CHICAGO – He worked 13 years with American conservative icon William F. Buckley, wrote the culture-changing Young | Read More »

  • Hawaii investigates election day debacles

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. HONOLULU — Three Hawaii lawmakers called on the State Elections Commission to fire Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago Friday during a standing room-only commission meeting. They were among several people outraged over recent debacles surrounding | Read More »

  • Mom arrested for cursing in a grocery store

    The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal reports: Cursing while shopping for frozen pizzas could send you to jail in North Augusta, S.C. Danielle Wolf, a young mother, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after using profanity during a recent trip to her | Read More »

  • EPA forced to retreat on radiation limits

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is raising by a factor of 350 what it considers to be the threshold for safe radiation exposure, Jon Utley reported at Reason.com. The higher threshold belatedly rectifies overly | Read More »

  • 7 side effects of legal pot in Colorado

    The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal released the following list of seven harmful side effects the legalization of marijuana has caused in Colorado: 1. The majority of DUI drug arrests involve marijuana and 25 to 40 percent were marijuana alone. 2. | Read More »

  • Govt: Host gay wedding or pay $13,000 fine

    The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal reports the following: The New York State Division of Human Rights doesn’t see things this way. On August 8, it fined Cynthia and Robert Gifford $13,000 for acting on their belief that marriage is the union of a | Read More »

  • 10 things you didn’t know about the Heartland Institute

    CHICAGO – When it comes to free market solution to social and economic problems, Chicago’s Heartland Institute’s research and information is the first place many researchers and lawmakers look. Heartland Institute been at the forefront of developing and promoting free | Read More »

  • Iowa court prohibits webcam abortions

    From the Thomas More Society: Thomas More Society submitted amicus brief and research in support of protecting women’s health (August 19, 2014 – Des Moines, IA) – Polk County District Court Judge Jeffrey Farrell has upheld the Iowa Board of | Read More »

  • College Board won’t reveal its AP U.S. history authors

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? The Second Continental Congress assigned that responsibility to a committee that included Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston. After discussing the general outline | Read More »

  • Planned Parenthood accused of corruption

    Americans United for Life (AUL) released the following: WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-15-14) Americans United for Life filed an amicus brief in support of a petition for rehearing in the whistleblower case, Gonzalez ex rel. U.S. v. Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles, asking the Ninth Circuit | Read More »

  • Will Florida say yes to medical marijuana?

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — As November’s Election Day draws near, the debate over legalizing medical marijuana is heating up as opposition campaigns get cranking. “We believe the unintended consequences of Amendment 2 are serious and numerous | Read More »