University of South Carolina sued over 1st Amendment issue

University of South Carolina sued over 1st Amendment issue

From FIRE The University of South Carolina’s (USC’s) marketing materials claim “No Limits” on the student experience—except, it seems, when it comes to constitutional rights. That’s why student Ross Abbott and the campus chapters of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) and College Libertarians filed a First Amendment lawsuit against USC with the help of the […]

Top intel officials: U.S. faces highest terror threat level since 9/11

Top intel officials: U.S. faces highest terror threat level since 9/11

By Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon Top intelligence community officials warned Thursday that the United States faces the highest terrorist threat level since the 9/11 terror attacks, citing a record-breaking increase in the flow of foreign fighters to Syria and Iraq, as well as joint Iranian-North Korean plans to boost “attack capabilities” and other […]

Wisconsin, five other states sue over Obamacare bad bill of goods

Wisconsin, five other states sue over Obamacare bad bill of goods

By M.D. Kittle / Wisconsin Watchdog Wisconsin joined a coalition of six states Wednesday in suing theObama administration over a portion of the expansive Affordable Care Act known as the Health Insurance Providers Fee. The Badger State has been burned for more than $23 million in fee payments after the Obama administration sold the states […]

Justice Department promises crackdown on sanctuary cities

Justice Department promises crackdown on sanctuary cities

The Obama administration is preparing to crack down on sanctuary cities, Attorney General Loretta Lynch told Congress on Wednesday, saying she would try to stop federal grant money from going to jurisdictions that actively thwart agents seeking to deport illegal immigrants. Her announcement marks a major policy reversal for the administration, which for years has […]

Heartland Institute joins coalition telling Congress to reject a Carbon Tax

Heartland Institute joins coalition telling Congress to reject a Carbon Tax

From the Heartland Institute The Heartland Institute today joined the American Energy Alliance and 21 other free-market and conservative groups as signatories to a letter in support of a resolution by Majority House Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) in opposition to a carbon tax. Earlier this month, President Barack Obama released a budget that included imposing […]

Planned Parenthood dented as American Cancer Society backs away from breast exams

Planned Parenthood dented as American Cancer Society backs away from breast exams

Threatened with cuts to its state and federal funding, Planned Parenthood has fought back by touting its non-abortion services, starting with its “life-saving breast cancer screenings.” The problem? The American Cancer Society no longer recommends the annual procedures, saying in its latest directive that they have failed to show a “clear benefit.” “Research does not […]

Common Core creator: Subtract parents from math education equation

Common Core creator: Subtract parents from math education equation

By Kenneth Artz / Heartland Institute One of the three lead writers of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), a national initiative with roots in No Child Left Behind and other federal government education programs, recently told a Columbia University education magazine parents should avoid helping children with their math homework. Jason Zimba, co-author of […]

Obama admin losing track of illegal immigrant children in U.S.

Obama admin losing track of illegal immigrant children in U.S.

By Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon The Obama administration has lost track of scores of immigrant children who have been caught crossing into the United States illegally, according to a new government oversight report that found children are sometimes being placed into homes with other illegal immigrants and non-citizens. Following a massive uptick in […]

‘Clean’ water is harder to find than you think

‘Clean’ water is harder to find than you think

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest The ongoing water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, has many other U.S. municipalities examining water supplies for toxins… many with disturbing results. But even in areas where public water is still deemed safe for drinking, it contains hundreds of unregulated chemicals and contaminants. Here’s how to make sure […]

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