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Attorney General in Texas Calls Gay Marriage Ruling Lawless

Ken Paxton the Attorney General of Texas defended state employees religious liberty on Sunday with a statement saying they would not have to issue any marriage licenses or perform any weddings for same sex couples. He called the ruling Friday by the Supreme Court a lawless one. While critics have seen this as political posturing […]

Univision Drops Pageant Over Comments by Donald Trump

The fledgling presidential bid by Republican Donald Trump led to quick fallout in business for him with Univision. The network said it would drop Trump’s Miss USA pageant from its network and cut all of its ties with Trump due to comments he made about Mexican immigrants. On Thursday, the company announced that it was […]

President Obama Speaking Frankly About Gun Control Prospects

On Thursday, President Obama expressed some hope that the U.S. would eventually strengthen the laws for control. However, he was also quick to say he expected little progress during the current political environment even though there are mounting numbers of shootings taking place. Speaking very candidly about the massacre of 9 African American church members […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments starting Tuesday on the right of lesbian and gay couples to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative, is seen as having a pivotal vote on the issue. He said marriage has been understood as being one male and one female for a very long time. He added that […]

Most Voters in Swing States Support Legalizing Marijuana

The majority of voters across three important swing states support marijuana legalization, according to a Quinnipiac poll. However, it is not as if they would be smoking it, the poll showed, Just for the use by other people. The survey, which was conducted from March 17 to March 28 shows that 55% of Florida voters, […]

Church Community is Outraged by Remarks by Obama over Crusades

President Obama made an analogy about the Crusades as an attempt to show how all religions have their extremists that make the larger number look bad. However, that does not mean Islam itself is not peaceful. The recent comments by the president about the terrible acts committed by Christians during the course of history and […]

Unemployed Man in Ohio Allegedly Planned Attack at U.S. Capitol

For months, Christopher Lee Cornell an Ohio man who is 20 years of age was on the FBI radar. Authorities said he wrote alarming posts on different social media sites, talking about a violet jihad. Agents arrested Cornell on Wednesday, before he could put into action his alleged bombing and shooting plot. Authorities said that […]

Obama Mentions Idea of Free Community College

President Barack Obama unveiled his idea to have free community college for all in a video that he posted on Facebook Thursday night. However, officials in the White House administration provided no legislation, no price tag and little real evidence of support by Republicans on Capitol Hill. However, the White House said that was not […]

Lobbyist Hired by Obama as Senate Liaison

The new Senate Liaison hired by President Barack Obama is a lobbyist who has been around Capitol Hill for years and was paid to push to have the controversial Keystone XL pipeline approved on behalf of oil interests in Canada. Obama hired Marty Paone as the deputy assistant for legislative affairs. In this role, Paone […]

Sue Rahr on Obama Task Force for Policing

Sue Rahr who helped steer the police academy in Washington state from its traditional military training has been named to the task force set up by President Obama to build trust between communities and police across the country. Rahr, a former sheriff, took over as the Washington State Criminal Justice Training executive director in 2012, […]