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Senate Prepares to Strike a Blow for Freedom

Terry Jeffrey, Eight years ago, Sen. Orrin Hatch argued in a Senate Finance Committee then controlled by Democrats that Congress does not have the constitutional power to order people to buy things. The committee was discussing the incipient Obamacare bill. It’s most outrageous element: The so-called “individual mandate,” which would force Americans to purchase health

Does Reproductive Freedom Require Forcing People to Sin?

Jacob Sullum, Last Friday the Trump administration unveiled regulations that let a wider range of employers claim a religious exemption from the Obamacare mandate requiring health plans to cover birth control. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., responded by invoking The Handmaid’s Tale, the Margaret Atwood novel, now a Hulu series, set in a patriarchal dystopia where

Teens Threatened with Arrest for Praying — in America!

Todd Starnes, It’s hard to believe American teenagers could be arrested for delivering a prayer, but that’s the kind of nation we live in – a nation that was fundamentally transformed by the previous presidential administration. In 2011, the class president at Hampton High School in Tennessee wanted to deliver a prayer at graduation. The

Liberal Fight Against Freedom Turns Violent

Star Parker, Intolerance, at times exploding into violence, is spreading throughout our society. And it’s coming from the political left. It’s happening on college campuses. Most recently, students walked out on Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement address at Notre Dame University. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was interrupted by boos and jeers at her commencement

Progressively Losing Freedom

Paul Jacob, Winning elections is important, sure. But so is control of the streets. So is protecting the continued free exchange of ideas. On college campuses, so-called “progressives” routinely dub speakers they dislike “fascists.” The former head of the Democratic National Committee now claims the horrifying things these “fascists” say qualify as “hate speech,” which

Cultural Appropriation: A Modest Proposal

Michael Barone, “Cultural appropriation” has become the latest evil denounced by soi-disant social justice warriors, on campus and off. Examples: “I was taught that white people shouldn’t listen to rap music because it’s cultural appropriation and could be offensive to my classmates,” writes Pomona College student Steven Glick in The Washington Post. Young women wearing

Here’s How You Stop Internet Censorship

Jerome Corsi | Infowars, The Internet was taken away from the American people. A newly-founded non-profit group, Free Our Internet, launched to oppose Soros-funded Internet censorship, has launched a new campaign, #ReportTheBans, inviting participants to report personal experiences. “If your voice has ever been silenced by the Internet Censorship Bureau, we want the details,” a