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    SWAT Team Arrests Pro-Life Catholic Leader at Home - CatholicVote org

    CV NEWS FEED // An armed SWAT team entered the home of Catholic pro-life leader Mark Houck in the early hours of Friday morning, arresting him…

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      Court Rules in Favor of Faith-Based Adoption Provider

      A federal court rules that the state of New York may not close down a faith-based adoption agency for its religious beliefs.

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        Multiple schools receive unfounded reports of active shooters

        At least eight school districts in Ohio received reports of active shooters on Friday, and all were considered false or believed to be hoaxes.

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          Bishops in Belgium defy Vatican, publish ceremony for blessing same-sex unions | Catholic News Agency

          In open defiance of the Vatican, Catholic bishops in Belgium on Tuesday announced the introduction of blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples in their dioceses. 

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            Pentagon Sticks to Mandate: 'We Still Have a Requirement to Vaccinate'

            The Pentagon on Tuesday said it was sticking to its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, despite President Joe Biden calling the pandemic "over."

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              FBI miscategorizing cases related to Jan 6 to bolster claims of domestic extremism crisis in US: Whistleblower | Fox New

              Rep. Jim Jordan, top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, revealed the contents of a letter he sent to the FBI director documenting a new whistleblower complaint.

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                  TikTok Bans CatholicVote After Flagging Vids On LGBTQ Agenda for Kids - CatholicVote org

                  CV NEWS FEED // TikTok on Monday banned CatholicVote, less than two months ahead of the November midterm elections. The Big Tech video platform banned CatholicVote…

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                    Oregon department of education doles out millions in under-enrolled preschool program, up to $229K per student | Fox New

                    The Oregon Department of Education's Preschool Promise program doled out millions over the last two years in a early-childhood program, despite many centers having few to no students.

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                      Yeshiva University suspends all campus clubs after Supreme Court denies bid to block LGBTQ group | Fox News

                      Yeshiva University, after the Supreme Court denied their attempt to block an LGBTQ club on campus, has suspended all campus groups while they seek other legal remedies.

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                        Appeals court upholds controversial Texas social media law | The Hill

                        The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a controversial Texas law that restricts companies’ ability to remove users or violative content on Friday.  The court’s decision lifts a previous injunction put in place by the Supreme Court, allowing the em

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                          Idaho Government Agency Uses Sex Education Curriculum From Org That Advocates For ‘Porn Literacy’ | The Daily Caller

                          Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare offers a sex ed program from an organization that advocates for “porn literacy,” according to the Idaho Freedom Foundation.

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                              Appeals Court Rules Against Christian Therapist, Upholds ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban

                              A federal appeals court has unanimously upheld a Washington state law prohibiting LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors by licensed therapists.

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                                WHO Report: Monkeypox Almost Exclusively Among Homosexually Active Males - CatholicVote org

                                CV NEWS FEED // The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday released a detailed study of the “monkeypox epidemiological situation,” revealing that the disease has been…

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                                    US school app accounts hacked to send explicit image - BBC News

                                    The Seesaw app is used by millions of parents, students and teachers across America

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                                        Biden's Depletion of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Is Reaching Crisis Levels

                                        In November 2021, President Joe Biden proudly announced an order to release millions of barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve."Today’s announcement reflects the President’s commitment to do everything

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                                            Ken Starr, Clinton investigator, dead at 76 | Fox News

                                            Ken Starr, an attorney who handled the Whitewater investigation and long-time foe of former President Bill Clinton, died at the age of 76.

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                                              Bezos' Blue Origin flight suffers launch failure, rocket crashes back to Earth

                                              No one was aboard the Blue Origin flight, which used the same kind of rocket as the one that sends paying customers to the edge of space. The rockets are now grounded pending the outcome of an investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration said.. Loca

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                                                Americans Spent More on Taxes in 2021 Than on Food, Clothing and Health Care Combined | CNSNews

                                                According to newly released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans in 2021 once again spent more on average on taxes than they did on food clothing and health care combined.

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                                                      New York declares state of emergency over polio - BBC News

                                                      Evidence emerges that the virus - once declared eradicated from the US - is spreading across the state.

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                                                        'Cheating scandal': Teachers at Florida school busted for rigging exams, pocketing cash bonuses

                                                        The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced news of a "cheating scandal" Friday that had likely cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars and put the success of roughly a thousand students in Pasco County in doubt.. Local Mi

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                                                          California Might Take Custody of Out-of-State Minors Seeking Trans Surgeries

                                                          The California bill would cause grave harm to the health and well-being of children seeking trans surgeries and would violate parental rights.

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                                                            Report assesses threats to religious pro-life Americans following overturn of Roe v. Wade | Catholic News Agency

                                                            The Religious Freedom Institute concluded that conditions remain in place for more attacks against pro-life entities and people to occur in 2022 and into 2023.

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                                                              Where Does Your State Rank in Education Freedom?

                                                              The Heritage Foundation ranks Florida first and the District of Columbia last for education freedom in a new "report card."

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                                                                Inquiry: 94% of key 2020 counties wrongly dumped ballot info | Washington Examiner

                                                                A new investigation into the record-keeping of 100 key 2020 battleground counties found that nearly all threw out or mishandled voting documentation they are supposed to keep for 22 months in case an audit is called.

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                                                                    Supreme Court temporarily blocks prior ruling, allows Jewish university to deny LGBTQ group recognition | Fox News

                                                                    A Supreme Court ruling has blocked a prior New York County Supreme Court which forced a Jewish university to recognize an LGBTQ student organization.

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                                                                      Supreme Court could echo photographer’s free speech victory over mandated LGBT support

                                                                      Supreme Court could follow up photographer’s free speech victory with a nearly identical case. Artist victorious against state-mandated LGBT support.

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                                                                        King Charles III, the new monarch - BBC News

                                                                        At the moment the Queen died, the throne passed immediately to the former Prince of Wales.

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                                                                            California's grid operator issues level 3 emergency

                                                                            California ISO has declared Energy Emergency level 3, meaning rolling power outages may be imminent.

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                                                                              Former Charlie Crist School Choice Advocate Criticizes His Policy Flip: 'It Made Me So Mad' - Florida’s Voice

                                                                              Denisha Allen, who once traveled Florida as a high school student promoting the then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist's school choice priorities, now criticizes the Democrat's current policies and running mate pick.

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                                                                                VA to provide abortions in cases of rape, danger to veteran’s health

                                                                                Abortions could be conducted at VA medical centers, even in states where the procedure is outlawed.

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                                                                                  Court Rules California Can't Force Churches To Cover Abortion in Insurance Plans

                                                                                  A federal court struck down a California mandate that required churches to pay for elective abortions through their health insurance plans.

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                                                                                      New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham directs $10 million in taxpayer money to build abortion clinic near Texas | W

                                                                                      New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed an executive order on Wednesday that directs $10 million in taxpayer money to fund a new abortion clinic in the state to meet an expected rise in demand for the procedure.

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                                                                                        Earthquakes shake Liechtenstein parliament during quake insurance debate | Euronews

                                                                                        The first tremor drew a smile from MPs, while the second halted the session.

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                                                                                                  Forcing Churches To Pay for Abortions Is Unconstitutional, California Federal Court Rules

                                                                                                  A federal district court in California ruled Thursday that a state law requiring churches to pay for elective abortions in their health insurance plans is unconstitutional.

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                                                                                                    Men With College Degrees Earned $45,699 More on Average in 2020 Than Men With High School Degrees | CNSNews

                                                                                                    American men 25 and older who worked full-time year-round in 2020 and who held a bachelor’s degree (but not a graduate or professional degree) earned on average $103,724, according the Census Bureau data.

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                                                                                                      Life expectancy drops by almost 2 years in US

                                                                                                      Life expectancy has gone down in all 50 states, driven mainly by COVID-19 and deaths related to the opioid epidemic, new data from the Centers for Dis

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                                                                                                        Abortion ‘trigger laws’ in three states to take effect this week | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                        “Trigger laws” banning most abortions with limited exceptions are set to take effect in three states — Texas, Idaho, and Tennessee — on Thursday, Aug. 25. 

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                                                                                                            MTG announces bill banning puberty blockers and gender-changing surgery for minors

                                                                                                            Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) announced proposed legislation that would make giving puberty blockers and performing gender-changing surgery on minors a felony.

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                                                                                                              Judge issues new permanent injunction on Biden oil and gas leasing pause

                                                                                                              A federal judge placed a permanent injunction against President Joe Biden's pause on federal oil and gas leasing in 13 states, following up on a temporary injunction placed on the Biden order last summer.

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                                                                                                                Botswana to Become Latest Target of Biden State Department’s Ideological Colonialism

                                                                                                                Opposing violence and discrimination is not the same as promoting social acceptance and affirmation.

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                                                                                                                  California church that was fined over $200K for defying COVID-19 restrictions gets fines dropped | Fox News

                                                                                                                  A church in California won a legal battle after county health authorities imposed over $200,000 in fines for the church defying their COVID-19 restrictions over two years.

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                                                                                                                    DOJ opposes release of Trump warrant affidavit | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                    The Department of Justice is opposing the release of the underlying affidavit justifying its unprecedented raid of Mar-a-Lago, just days after it agreed to unseal the warrant approving the FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida resort.

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                                                                                                                      Trump spox torches CBS News for claiming FBI did not have former president’s passports | Fox News

                                                                                                                      Former President Trump's top spokesman pushed back against CBS News anchor Norah O'Donnell's claim that the FBI was not in possession of his passports.

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                                                                                                                          Idaho Supreme Court: Abortion bans will be allowed to take effect amid challenges | Fox News

                                                                                                                          As Planned Parenthood and other groups continue to fight legal battles over state abortion laws, the Idaho Supreme Court ruled that strict bans could take effect.

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                                                                                                                            CDC Ends Differentiation of Unvaccinated in New Coronavirus Guidelines

                                                                                                                            The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its coronavirus guidelines to end the differentiation of the unvaccinated.

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                                                                                                                              Christian Flag Flies in Boston After Supreme Court Victory

                                                                                                                              Following years of litigation and a unanimous Supreme Court decision, a Christian flag was raised at Boston City Hall Plaza.

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                                                                                                                                Florida Board of Medicine Votes To Ban Transgender Treatments for Minors

                                                                                                                                Doctors would be prohibited from performing gender transition surgeries and prescribing puberty blockers to those under 18.

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                                                                                                                                  Biden Admin Relents on School Lunch Money Mandate

                                                                                                                                  State and federal government officials say they will grant Grant Park Christian Academy's request for religious exemption.

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                                                                                                                                    Kavanaugh assassination suspect portrayed himself online as ‘trans gamer girl’ named Sophie | Fox News

                                                                                                                                    Nicholas Roske, the man charged with trying to kill Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in June, repeatedly portrayed himself as a transgender woman and lesbian online.

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                                                                                                                                      Kansas woman arrested after allegedly striking pro-life teen ‘with fists’ to the head | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                      Grace Hartsock was knocking on doors to encourage Kansas citizens to vote for a pro-life amendment when, she says, she was attacked.

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                                                                                                                                        The Exodus From Public Schools

                                                                                                                                        Public schools, increasingly dominated by left-wing political and social ideology, have seen an exodus of students to other education options.

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                                                                                                                                            Consumer Prices Rose 8.5% in July

                                                                                                                                            Economists had expected inflation to fall to 8.8 percent year-over-year and for core inflation to climb to 6.1 percent. | Economy

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                                                                                                                                              DOJ ordered to respond after requests to unseal FBI's Trump raid warrant | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                              The Department of Justice must respond to motions to unseal the warrant behind the FBI raid of Donald Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago.

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                                                                                                                                                Pro-lifers react with dismay to news that Irish government plans to fine for praying near abortion clinic | Catholic New

                                                                                                                                                Pro-life campaigners and advocates for religious freedom in Ireland have expressed dismay following the news that the Irish Government intends to introduce fines and prison sentences for people who pray, hold signs, or try to persuade women not to have ab

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                                                                                                                                                      Judge who green-lit raid at Trump's Mar-a-Lago home donated thousands to Obama | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                      Bruce Reinhart, the federal judge who reportedly signed off on the raid of former President Trump's residence, previously donated thousands to former President Obama's campaign.

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                                                                                                                                                        David McCullough, American historian and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, dies at 89 | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                        David McCullough, awarded Pulitzer Prizes and Presidential Medal of Freedom, died at age 89 at his home in Massachusetts following more than five decades writing American history.

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                                                                                                                                                          UK Cracks Down While US Doubles Down on 'Gender Affirming' Care

                                                                                                                                                          Pressure to “affirm” expressions of gender identity rather than address mental health issues is resulting in an increase in youth suicide.

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                                                                                                                                                            School District Pulls Dozens of Books With Titles Such as ‘Gender Queer’

                                                                                                                                                            The Utah State Board of Education issues guidance to schools on how to review books that are flagged for “sensitive content."

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                                                                                                                                                              Michigan town defunds library over LGBT books

                                                                                                                                                              Citizens in a town in Michigan voted against a millage that would have funded a local library after it displayed LGBT literature.

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                                                                                                                                                                80-year-old granny banned from YMCA after demanding biological male leave women's locker room where little girls were undressing

                                                                                                                                                                Port Townsend, Wash. police said she "had an emotional response to a strange male being in the bathroom and helping a young girl take off her bathing suit."

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                                                                                                                                                                  Appeals court weighs if Biden HHS can force doctors to perform transgender surgeries

                                                                                                                                                                  The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit brought by nearly 20,000 religious physicians challenging the Department of Health and Human Services rule they say requires doctors to perform gender transition procedures against t

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                                                                                                                                                                    FDA Issues Warning on Puberty Blockers

                                                                                                                                                                    The agency warned that puberty blockers known as gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists could lead to tumor-like masses in the brain.

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                                                                                                                                                                        Religious freedom conflicts ahead after Michigan Supreme Court redefines sex | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                        A Michigan Supreme Court decision that state civil rights law bars discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation may conflict with religious liberty, the Catholic Church in the state has said.

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                                                                                                                                                                          Justice Thomas canceled plans to teach class because threat of violence, not student petition, source says | Catholic Ne

                                                                                                                                                                          A source close to Thomas told CNA the justice’s decision had nothing to do with a student-led petition calling for the university to sever its ties with the justice.

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                                                                                                                                                                                Officials: Georgians May Claim Unborn Babies as Dependents on Taxes

                                                                                                                                                                                Georgia officials said Monday expecting families are allowed to claim their unborn babies, or embryos, as a dependent on their taxes.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Cargo Crisis: Port Congestion Shifts East, Hits New Record

                                                                                                                                                                                    The Biden administration claimed credit for easing the West Coast backlog, but the problem shifted east, and the cargo jam hit record levels.

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Gender Transition: Biden Administration Targets Religious Hospitals That Object | National Review

                                                                                                                                                                                      The attorney leading the fight against a new HHS transgender rule told NR it will be "open season" on religious hospitals if the administration prevails.

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                                                                                                                                                                                        Christian NWSL Player Misses Game Over Refusal to Wear Pride Jersey

                                                                                                                                                                                        An NWSL chose to miss a game on Friday night instead of wearing the "Pride" jersey her team was scheduled to wear.

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                                                                                                                                                                                          McDonough: VA Looking at 'Reproductive Health Care' Options in States with Abortion Restrictions

                                                                                                                                                                                          Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that his department will "make sure" veterans have reproductive health care access after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade with the Dobbs

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                                                                                                                                                                                            Big-spending abortion backers target Kansas ballot measure, but pro-lifers hope for win | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                            Backers of the Value Them Both Amendment expect to be outspent but are confident they will prevail at the ballot box on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

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                                                                                                                                                                                              Ohio man ditches teaching job in favor of higher pay at Walmart: 'Not using my degree' | Fox Business

                                                                                                                                                                                              Seth Goshorn abandoned his $43,000-per-year teaching job in favor of a $55,000-per-year manager gig at Walmart, the Ohio man announced in a now-viral TikTok video.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                Would proposed Biden rule force doctors to perform transgender surgeries and abortions?  | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                                If finalized, the updated rule could be utilized to compel hospitals and doctors receiving federal funds to conduct procedures many find unconscionable. 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Democrat Mayor Muriel Bowser Activates National Guard: Illegal Immigration at 'Tipping Point' in D.C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has activated the National Guard as she says the region is at an illegal immigration "tipping point."

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Catholic School Wins Religious Freedom Victory in Indiana - CatholicVote org

                                                                                                                                                                                                      CV NEWS FEED // A Chicago federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that Roncalli Catholic High School in Indianapolis was within its First Amendment rights to…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        AP adopts LGBTQ ideology in new guidance to journalists covering transgender issues | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Journalists are advised to avoid terms like “biological sex,” “male or female hormones” and “sex change.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          In Portland, the Sexual Revolution Starts in Kindergarten | City Journal

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The city’s public schools teach K-5 students to subvert the sexuality of “white colonizers” and begin exploring “the infinite gender spectrum.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Biden administration to finish portion of Trump's border wall following pressure from Democrat

                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Biden administration will complete a portion of border wall construction in an area of Arizona that has become one of the most popular spots for illegal immigration at the southern border.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Catholic doctors group blasts proposed Biden administration rule

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Regulation would force healthcare professionals to violate conscience, Catholic Medical Association says.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bomb threats cleared at six Mississippi university, college, community college campuses

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Students and staff have been given the “all clear” to return to class after bomb threats were called in to six university, college and community college campuses in South Mississippi Thursday morning.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gallup: Only 11% Have 'Great Deal' of Confidence in TV News, Only 16% in Newspapers | CNSNews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (CNS News) -- A new survey shows that only 11% of American adults have a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in TV news, and only 16% have such confidence in newspapers. These are "all-time low points," according to G

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DeSantis Files Complaint Against Florida Bar That Hosted Drag Show For Children - CatholicVote org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CV NEWS FEED // The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) on Tuesday served a complaint to a Miami bar that offers lewd drag…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        University of Michigan stands behind pro-life keynote speaker at White Coat Ceremony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pro-life Dr. Kristen Collier is the keynote speaker at the University of Michigan White Coat Ceremony, and the university is backing her, despite pushback.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Maryland school district bars staff from telling parents about gender transitions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          School staff in Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland are prohibited from disclosing students' transgender identity to their parents if the school deems the students' parents to be unsupportive of the transition.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Trucker strike in the Port of Oakland threatens supply chain disruptions | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Port of Oakland’s website boasts that it’s “one of the ten busiest container ports in the U.S.” and vital to keeping Northern California provisioned. Last year, Oakland handled “the equivalent of 1.05 million 20-foot import containers,” th

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Catholic college aims to provide degree and trade certificate for $15K per year | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A novel Catholic trade college is on track to open in Ohio next year, aiming to teach students a skilled profession while earning a bachelor's degree and deepening their faith.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Georgia' Medicaid will Pay for Sex Change Operations for Trans Women

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of two men living as women will force Georgia’s Medicaid program to pay for sex change surgeries.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer strikes funding for pro-life programs | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer struck down funding for a state budget that supports pro-life programs.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The 'Handshake' Photo Taken Down at a Congressional Hearing | CNSNews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A congressional hearing on Tuesday was suddenly and dramatically interrupted—by the chairwoman conducting it.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Merriam-Webster Dictionary changes definition of "female" to fit trans ideology | Not the Bee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Merriam-Webster is trying really hard to become the premier Newspeak provider of the new regime!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Elisjsha Dicken Praised as Good Guy Who Used Gun to Stop Mass Shooting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Twenty-two-year-old Elisjsha Dicken is being praised for shooting and stopping Sunday's mass shooter in Indiana's Greenwood Park Mall.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Owner: Mississippi abortion clinic is sold, won’t reopen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi abortion clinic at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade has been sold and will not reopen even if it’s allowed to do so by a state court, its owner told The Associated Press on Mon

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CDC Directs LGBT Children to Secretive Chats About Sex Changes, the Occult

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The CDC is promoting online chats about sex, the occult, sex change operations, and activism that are designed to be hidden from parents.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Biden Signs Executive Order Promoting Abortion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Exactly two weeks after SCOTUS ruled abortion is not a constitutional right, Biden signed an executive order promoting access to abortion nationwide.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ohio 10-year-old's alleged rapist is Guatemalan illegal immigrant: ICE source | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The suspect in the alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl in Ohio is an illegal immigrant from Guatemala, and ICE has placed a detainer on him, a source told Fox.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Biden to Pharmacists: Denying Contraceptives and Abortifacients Violates Federal Law - CatholicVote org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CV NEWS FEED // The Biden administration sent a memo late Wednesday to over 60,000 pharmacies across the country warning them that they are legally obligated…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Israeli study: Chemical heals wounds twice as fast, could be antibiotic alternative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Researchers say ointment could become standard medication, but long path ahead; chemical ‘jams’ communication between bacteria at injury site, making healing easier

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Abortion Doctor at Heart of #Shes10 Viral Horror Story Was Accused of Failing to Report Underaged Abortions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dr. Caitlin Bernard loves the spotlight. The Indiana abortionist gets interviewed on television and in print whenever abortion laws seek to limit her big abortion business. Recently, Bernard’s c...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Value Them Both: 8 things to know about Kansas’ abortion vote  – Catholic World Report

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Emituu / Shutterstock. Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 8, 2022 / 17:00 pm (CNA). Voters in Kansas are preparing to vote on a pro-life amendment later this summer. The state will be the first to place abortion on the ballot after the Supreme Cour...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Biden Pops Celebrates Jobs Report While Forgetting to Mention 1 Fact

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                When it comes to beating a likely recession, red states are leading the charge, adding 341,000 jobs since February 2020.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UK Court Rules That Biblical Beliefs About Gender Cannot Be Shared in the Workplace

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The court ruled that Christians' Biblical beliefs about transgenderism are protected, but they cannot express those beliefs in the workplace.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Teachers Union: ‘NEA Will Publicly Stand In Defense of Abortion’

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The nation's largest teachers union voted on Wednesday to defend abortion-on-demand, capping off a politically charged convention that encouraged teachers to "v

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          New Christian School Gets 2,500 Applications as Families Flee Public Ed in Droves: 'Once in 100-Years Moment' | CBN News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A new Christian school opening in 2023 in the town of Middleburg, Loudoun Country Virginia, has been flooded with applications for both students and teachers. It's microcosm of a national trend as parents reject public education for their children.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mississippi trigger law that bans most abortions can take effect Thursday: Judge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A judge in Mississippi declined a request Tuesday from the state's only abortion clinic to block a trigger law that bans most abortion procedures in the state from taking effect.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Global Energy Crisis Just Got Even Worse. Here's Why - Bloomberg

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Shortages of the fuel are rippling throughout the global economy, threatening recessions and a further wave of inflation. 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Company vows support for employees who give birth in response to employers covering abortion costs | Fox Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Texas insurance company is vowing to cover the birth costs of their female employees in response to the end of Roe v. Wade, condemning companies that are covering abortions.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bruce's Beach returned to family nearly a century after seizure - BBC News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A prime beachfront space in Manhattan Beach is given back to its black owners after its 1924 seizure.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        More patients seen going into state’s only abortion clinic, 9 days before trigger law takes effect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “This clinic has always been busy. It’s been the only clinic in the state since 2004. Most of the time it’s probably 250 patients a week, some weeks 300.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves 'ecstatic' over Supreme Court abortion ruling, says it's a 'win for life' | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has reacted to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, saying he is “ecstatic” about the move he hailed as a “win for life."

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Survey Shows Strong Support of Preborn Children's Right to Life

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A survey co-sponsored by Americans United for Life and YouGov found that 80% of Americans support the right to life for preborn children.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Here’s how Mississippi’s trigger law works now that SCOTUS has overturned Roe v. Wade

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mississippi's trigger law doesn't immediately ban abortion access, but the wheels are in motion. It includes a certification step from the Attorney General within 10 days of the court's decision.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Disney Vows to Pay for Employee Travel Expenses for Abortions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v Wade, a number of top studios and entertainment giants -- including Comcast, Disney, Netflix, Paramount, Warner Bros Discovery -- vowed to pay travel expenses for employees looking to get

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Biden Administration Proposes Changing Title IX

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The rule change will require every sex-separated space, bathroom, and locker room to accommodate transgender students.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tom Cotton, Jim Banks Unveil Bill to Make Medical Providers Liable for Minor Gender-Transition Damages | National Review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Jim Banks announced that they would be introducing the Protecting Minors from Medical Malpractice Act in both chambers.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sri Lankan prime minister: Island's economy 'has collapsed' | AP News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's debt-laden economy has “collapsed” after months of shortages of food, fuel and electricity, the prime minister told lawmakers Wednesday in comments that underscored the country's dire situation as it seeks help

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Traces of polio virus found in London sewage as health officials declare national incident | UK News | Sky News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Officials believe there has been some spread between closely linked individuals in northeast London - probably extended family members.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Supreme Court rules Maine tuition program violates First Amendment for excluding religious schools | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Supreme Court ruled in the case of Carson v. Makin that Maine's tuition assistance program violated the First Amendment for excluding religious schools from eligibility.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  COVID-19 and 'woke' culture drive enrollment increases at conservative religious colleges | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A small group of conservative religious colleges are defying the national trend of declining enrollment in higher education and crediting their missions, as well as their handling of COVID-19, for the bump.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    College enrollment drops 1.4M students, threatening long-term stability of higher education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    New concerns are being raised about the long-term outlook of higher education as enrollment numbers continue to decline and coronavirus relief funds run out.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Planned Parenthood Wisconsin has stopped scheduling abortions... for now

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Planned Parenthood expects Roe v. Wade to be overturned, and therefore, believes there is no point in continuing to schedule abortion appointments.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fairfax schools OK plan to punish students who misgender classmates

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Fairfax County School Board approved changes to its student code of conduct on cellphone usage and transgender rights after a long, heated school board meeting Thursday night.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cotton: Garland must resign over DOJ inaction on Jane's Revenge, more than 50 attacks on pro-life groups | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas told Biden administration Attorney General Merrick Garland that the Justice Department should investigate Jane's Revenge as a "domestic terrorist" group.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Summer of Rage: Tracking Attacks on Pregnancy Centers & Pro-Life Groups - CatholicVote org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Updated June 14, 2022 Attacks Since Supreme Court Leak:24 CV NEWS FEED // More than 20 pregnancy resource centers and offices of pro-life groups have been…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sheriffs issue warning not to ‘pick up any folded money’ | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sheriff deputies in Tennessee are warning the public about folded dollar bills left on the ground with fentanyl tucked inside.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arizona high school club asked students how they knew they were straight | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A student leadership and diversity club in a Phoenix-area school district asked students a series of questions on their sexuality, including how they knew they were straight.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fox News Segment Endorses Child Sex Changes - CatholicVote org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CV NEWS FEED // Fox News’s Dana Perino aired a pro-LGBTQ segment Friday that praised a California family for “transitioning” their daughter after deciding she was…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Smithfield Foods to shutter California meat-packing plant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VERNON, Calif. (AP) — Meat-packing giant Smithfield Foods said Friday it will close its only California plant next year, citing the escalating cost of doing business in the state. The Farmer John meat-packing plant in Vernon, an industrial suburb south

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ADF Defending Grad Student Accused of ‘Oppressive Acts’ of Religious Speech

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of a graduate student censored for expressing her religious and political beliefs.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Finnish Appeals Court Announces Reopening of Päivi Räsänen’s Case

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Despite the Helsinki District Court's unanimous ruling on March 30 in favor of Räsänen, the prosecution appealed the verdict on April 30.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wisconsin Court Allows Parental Rights Case to Move Forward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Parents claim their daughter was encouraged to change her gender identity at school without parental consent.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              No, you’re not imagining it — package sizes are shrinking - NewsBreak

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              It’s the inflation you’re not supposed to see. From toilet paper to yogurt and coffee to corn chips, manufacturers are quietly shrinking package sizes without lowering prices. It’s dubbed “shrinkflation,” and it’s accelerating worldwide. In th

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Poll: 63% of Americans Oppose Including 'Gender Identity' in Definition of Sex

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A large majority of Americans disapprove of the Education Department's plan to expand the definition of "sex" to include "gender identity."

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Police investigating fire at New York pregnancy center | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          “It's an evil thing that happened, but God is in the business of turning things upside down and making them good,” the center's CEO said.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Blackout Tags Coming To Mississippi Next Month

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Blackout Vehicle Tags are coming to Mississippi July 1st.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Abbott resumes operations at Michigan plant amid baby formula shortage | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Sturgis, Michigan, plant has since met the requirements issued by the Food and Drug Administration in a May contract.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Baby formula maker Abbott reaches FDA deal to reopen Michigan plant in two weeks | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Baby formula maker Abbott has reached a deal with federal regulators to get its shuttered Sturgis, Michigan, plant up and running again, a move that will help alleviate the severe nationwide shortage.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nigeria: At least 50 dead after Pentecost Sunday Mass massacre in Catholic church | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Such attacks in southwestern Nigeria are rare, while they have escalated sharply in the north in recent months.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music teacher plays trombone to scare bear away from school - UPI.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A British Columbia music teacher who saw a bear lurking outside the school where he works managed to drive the animal away by playing the trombone.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Biden Administration Ties Transgender Policy to Food for Poor Students

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The USDA announced that any school receiving federal money must adhere to transgender-inclusive policies or risk losing federal food funds.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Marine Corps Goes Woke, Celebrates 'Pride Month' with Rainbow Bullets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The U.S. Marine Corps went full woke on Wednesday, marking the first day of "Pride Month" with a celebratory image featuring rainbow bullets.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bees are ‘fish’ under Calif. Endangered Species Act – state court | Reuters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bumblebees are eligible for protection as endangered or threatened “fish” under California law, a state appeals court held in a win for environmental groups and the state’s Fish and Game Commission.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    West Virginia woman with pistol shoots, kills man firing at graduation party: 'Saved several lives' | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A man who opened fire into a crowd of Charleston, West Virginia, partygoers was shot and killed by a woman on Wednesday. The woman has not been charged, according to police.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Report Shows FBI Spied on 3.3 Million Americans Without a Warrant, GOP Demands Answers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Top House Republicans are demanding answers from the FBI after court-ordered information came to light showing that the ...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Texas school shooting: Uvalde parents reportedly arrested, tased while trying to save kids | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Uvalde parents have concerns about the police response to Tuesday's mass shooting and safety protocols that were apparently not enforced

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CDC officials sound alarm for gay, bisexual men as monkeypox spreads

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dr. John Brooks, a CDC official, emphasized that anyone can contract monkeypox through close personal contact regardless of sexual orientation.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Biden Secret Service agents sent home after drunk assault report in South Korea | Reuters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Two U.S. Secret Service agents who were working on Joe Biden's trip to Asia are being sent home after one was accused of drunkenly assaulting a South Korean the day before the president arrived in Seoul, officials said.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              At least 135 teachers, aides charged with child sex crimes this year alone | Fox News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              At least 135 teachers and teachers’ aides have been arrested so far this year on child sex-related crimes in 41 states across the country.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In Michigan, ‘rogue decision’ blocks longtime state abortion law – Catholic World Report

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shutterstock Denver Newsroom, May 17, 2022 / 18:00 pm (CNA). Michigan’s longstanding law against abortion cannot be enforced if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, a state judge said Tuesday in a temporary injunction.Michigan adopted ...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tax pros ‘horrified’ by IRS decision to destroy data on 30 million filers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The IRS destroyed an estimated 30 million so-called paper-filed information returns in March 2021, sparking anger from the tax community.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Update on unrest: Tabernacle stolen, Catholic church defaced, pregnancy clinic vandalized | Catholic News Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, after a Mother’s Day weekend marked by unrest in multiple locations in the U.S. tied to anger over a possible Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.