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A tale of two injunctions — how a district court abuses its discretion

January 16 2019
by Erin Hawley

The detrimental effect of nationwide injunctions is magnified when accompanied by an order halting trial proceedings...

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Breastfeeding vs. Formula Feeding: Debunking Myths

January 15 2019
by Jamie Wells

The truth is breastfeeding can be a wonderful choice that saves lives. But, formula can too. Each is not right for every woman, family, or situation—crisis or otherwise...

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What Mike Pence and Kyrsten Sinema have in common

January 13 2019
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester

Kyrsten Sinema was looking for attention last week when she was sworn as the first female Senator elected in the state of Arizona...

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Inventing Child Sponsorship

January 11 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

The man behind the person-to-person approach...

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Senate Report Shows How U.S. Immigration System Encourages Child Marriages

January 11 2019
by Carrie L. Lukas

Anyone who doesn’t think that our immigration system is deeply flawed needs to read this new report from Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs...

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In The Prescription Drug Battlefield, Hospitals Put Generics In Play

January 11 2019
by Jamie Wells

The high cost of prescription drugs is a source of universal frustration...

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Parents Have a Right to Educational Options for Their Kids

January 9 2019
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

Alongside an entire slate of ludicrous legislation in the Golden State, California’s AB2601 went into effect in the new year...

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Changes to Title IX enforcement are common sense

January 9 2019
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

Women have nothing to fear from the Title IX proposed changes by Secretary Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education...

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Cancer’s Shifting Paradigm

January 9 2019
by Jamie Wells

The limited form of media in word counts and clickbait tendencies makes it difficult to paint a comprehensive picture in one segment or article, but without one optimal solutions to the right problems won’t be made...

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As President Trump Calls For Low Drug Prices, Media Hypes Pharma’s Recent Increases

January 8 2019
by Jamie Wells

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At Their Summit, I Saw How Glamour Magazine Can Broaden Its Appeal by Welcoming Right Women

January 8 2019
by Karin Agness

The biggest compliment Glamour could pay its readers is to respect their intellect and give them something to think about in the form of real debate...

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The District Court Decision Striking Down the ACA Is a Model of Restraint

January 7 2019
by Erin Hawley

The ACA is one of the most contentious statutes of our time, and that the district court refrained from issuing a nationwide injunction in this case is a win for everyone...

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Handmaid's Flail

January 4 2019
by Elisha Maldonado

Blessed be the fruit: Margaret Atwood, author of the famed dystopian novel-turned-hit-TV-show, The Handmaid’s Tale, will give fans their much-asked-for sequel, after declining to do so for decades...

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Sorry, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, But Conservatives Don’t Care About Your Dance Moves

January 4 2019
by Kelsey Harkness

The tale of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s dance moves is as stupid as stupid gets...

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What Is The Real Deal With The Size Of Babies - Is Bigger Better?

January 2 2019
by Jamie Wells

There is a lot of chatter whenever a larger baby is born and exceeds a hospital’s record...

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To the Left's dismay, women aren't a political monolith

December 29 2018
by Heather Madden

But some refuse to accept that women are not a political monolith, and they believe that the women who don’t identify with leftist politics must have something wrong with them...

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Arm staff to stop killers quickly and keep school children safer

December 27 2018
by Laura Carno

What is the answer to keeping children as safe as they can possibly be in schools?...

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MSNBC Rolls Out Sexist, Anti-Christian Smears Against Female Trump Employees

December 21 2018
by Kelsey Harkness

Because these women happen to work for the Trump administration, MSNBC hosts think it’s fair game to mock them in ways they’d scream about if applied to liberal women...

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You Can't Drain the Swamp Without Making it Easier to Fire Federal Bureaucrats

December 20 2018
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

In 2016, American voters thought they were electing a president, not millions of bureaucrats...

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This Addiction To Labels And Bans Harms Children

December 20 2018
by Jamie Wells

But, like many well-intended movements we have arrived at the overcorrection stage when more harm than good is being amplified...

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Another Reason There Are So Few Elected Republican Women

December 18 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

Certainly, the GOP deserves blame for failing to prioritize recruiting and supporting female candidates, for not elevating excellent conservative female lawmakers, and for offering only tepid support for organizations that specifically engage women...

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While Branding Infant Stages Sells Books, It Pathologizes Childhood

December 17 2018
by Jamie Wells

An entire industry to treat the woes of infant teething and offer “cures” has amounted to one recall and ban after another...

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Check Your Progressive Privilege

December 13 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

Conservative women have been left out and stigmatized too long...

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Jack Dorsey's Myanmar 'meditation' missed mass horror

December 11 2018
by Elisha Maldonado

Meditation is supposedly good for the mind. But the salutary effects were hard to detect after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey returned from a meditation trip to Burma, aka Myanmar...

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Despite Comey’s Forgetfulness, Testimony Reveals Dossier was Unverified Before FISA

December 10 2018
by Sara A. Carter

Comey said the dossier “was coming to us from a reliable source with a track record, and it’s an important thing when you’re seeking a PC warrant,” in reference to Steele...

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