After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation's current legal immigration system should be overhauled. The latest effort, spearheaded by Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, focuses on border security and rethinking the … [Read more...] about Trump to Push for Legal Immigration System Overhaul
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Last week, a friend sent me an article bearing the headline They Are Real: Meet Born-Alive Abortion Survivors. Could I maybe blog about it, she asked? This article led me down to a rabbit hole with numbers that kept getting bigger. When I reached an article that argued that there are 44,000 abortion survivors living in the U.S. today, I knew we had a definitional problem. What … [Read more...] about Born Alive Abortion Survivors: Parsing Fact from Fiction
This is from Humanists UK: Humanists UK has welcomed the passage of a new bill which is set to repeal Canada’s 19th century blasphemy laws. The bill now awaits royal assent, the final (formal) legislative step. Humanists UK, which campaigns against blasphemy laws around the world as part of the End Blasphemy Laws coalition, has welcomed the news, and urged other countries … [Read more...] about Canada Votes to Repeal Its Blasphemy Law
Jonathan Oosting and Beth LeBlanc and Melissa Nann Burke and Maureen Feighan The Detroit News Published 4:05 PM EST Nov 4, 2018 Michigan is one of the battleground states not only for races for Congress, but governor, the state House in Lansing and key issues from legalized marijuana to redrawing political boundaries. Check out The Detroit News' candidate overviews … [Read more...] about Voter guide: Get to know the candidates, issues on the ballot in Mich.
Argentina's Senate on Thursday rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion, a defeat for a grassroots movement that came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis. Lawmakers debated for more than 15 hours and voted 38-31 against the measure that would have legalized abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. The … [Read more...] about Argentine Senate Rejects Legalizing Elective Abortion