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People have many expectations of pastors of Christian churches. One of those expectations is that pastors possess a philosophy of life that largely reflects biblical principles, a perspective commonly called a biblical worldview. But a new nationwide survey among a representative sample of America’s Christian pastors shows that a largeContinue Reading

When human remains are excavated, archaeologists begin the work of determining a number of traits about the individual, including age, race and gender. Now activists are pressuring scientists to reconsider “assigning gender to ancient human remains” based on objective observations based on the size and shape of the bones. “YouContinue Reading

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) fined a Wyoming County couple for unlawfully possessing a raccoon as a pet. Earlier this month, an officer received an urgent call from the Erie County Department of Health requesting assistance locating a potentially rabid raccoon. Raccoons are a rabies vector speciesContinue Reading

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today that a long-standing New York concealed carry law violated the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, the High Court heard arguments over the law’s requirement to demonstrate a “proper cause” for obtaining a license to carryContinue Reading

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul offered his first balanced budget in 2011. Now, over a decade later he continues to offer legislation to get Washington’s spending under control. He recently introduced his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that will balance within five years. “Five years ago, we could balance our budgetContinue Reading

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced today in a news release that NIAID Director and Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden, Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., tested positive for COVID-19 on a rapid antigen test. They report that Fauci is fully vaccinated and has been boosted twice.Continue Reading

The number of abortions performed in the United States increased between 2017 and 2020, reversing a 30-year trend, according to figures released today. The Guttamcher Institute, a research group that advocates for abortion rights, said its data showed 930,160 abortions were performed in 2020, an 8% increase from the 862,320 performedContinue Reading

Four individuals from Reading were convicted of offenses stemming from a year-long investigation by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia and the Reading Police Department into a racketeering conspiracy, June 2. The offenses included conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise; conspiracy to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercionContinue Reading

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents, working jointly with U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents, rescued a 1-year-old girl after the toddler was separated from the mother by human smugglers. “Human smugglers are driven by greed,” said Frank B. Burrola, special agent in charge of HSI El Paso. “HSI remains steadfastContinue Reading

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested two convicted sex offenders, in separate groups, shortly after they illegally entered the United States. May 24, around 9:30 a.m., Eagle Pass Station agents apprehended a group of 13 subjects. They were transported to the Eagle Pass South Border Patrol StationContinue Reading

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, led their colleagues in a bipartisan push for more funding to help address the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak. As of Friday, the HPAI outbreak has impacted around 19 sites across Iowa, affecting 13 millionContinue Reading

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that the City of Boston violated the Constitution by censoring a private flag in a public forum open to “all applicants” merely because the application referred to it as a “Christian flag.” The High Court stated that it is not government speech, andContinue Reading

President Biden created more outrage Tuesday with statements defending abortion in the wake of the leaked SCOTUS opinion draft which indicated the court’s intention to overturn Roe v. Wade. “Roe says what all basic mainstream religions have historically concluded, that the existence of a human life and being is a question.Continue Reading

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Last night a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court indicates a majority of Justices have voted to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey abortion decisions. The leaked copy of a draft opinion was obtained by Politico. This is regarding the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerningContinue Reading

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Federal Judge Steven Merryday granted a preliminary injunction yesterday in Navy SEAL 1 v. Austin for a United States Marine Corps Captain who faced punishment after the military rejected his appeal from a denial for a religious accommodation from the shot mandate. The preliminary injunction enjoins the Department of Defense (DOD) and the respectiveContinue Reading

When Congress meets mid-June to discuss the Fiscal Year 2023 budget, the Biden administration’s pro-death radical agenda has a wish list of items that includes a $1.1 billion increase in the amount of taxpayer funding toward the killing of innocent unborn children. This proposal includes the following longstanding appropriations provisionsContinue Reading