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Supreme Court weighs appeal to concealed-carry gun laws

by David Sherfinski-The Washington Times
April 19, 2014

The Supreme Court on Friday will consider whether to wade into the escalating legal brawl over whether people have a constitutional right to carry a firearm outside of the home, as gun rights advocates push the high court to settle how far the Second Amendment goes in protecting the right to bear arms.
Justices will meet in private conference to…

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Keystone XL pipeline still on hold after State Dept. decision

by Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
April 19, 2014

The State Department put a hold on the Keystone XL pipeline application Friday, delaying the controversial project until after a Nebraska court case is concluded…

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Jack Abramoff Exclusive: Thanks Grandpa

by Jack Abramoff, The 1776 Coalition
March 28, 2014

I have just returned from speaking on two college campuses in the MidAtlantic and Northeastern parts of the nation. The students are part of the…

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OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country

Nancy Pelosi washes immigrants’ feet in humble Holy Week act — then promotes on Twitter

by Cheryl K. Chumley-The Washington Times
April 19, 2014

Nancy Pelosi has embraced her religious roots and joined forces with Bishop Marc Andrus to — as she put it — “honor the dignity and work of immigrants” by taking bended knee and washing feet at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco.
Mrs. Pelosi’s official Twitter account sent out the picture of the Democratic House Minority Leader…

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Unemployment Extension: Republican Gov. Sandoval Joins Democrats’ Call for Action

by Daniel Newhauser, Roll Call
April 16, 2014

The governors of the two states with the highest unemployment rates are urging Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio to…

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‘Kissing Congressman’ McAllister Ducks Tea Party Rally for Counseling

by David Eldridge, RollCall
April 15, 2014

The governor, the chairman of his state party and a growing list of other Republicans (including, in all likelihood, the…

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Federal hate-crime charges, state charges likely in Overland Park shootings

Terri and Jim LaManno planned to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary today.
But on Sunday, as Terri LaManno made her regular weekly visit to see her mother at an Overland Park assisted living center, she…

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Record-High 60% of Californians Say They Pay Too Much Tax

Ahead of the April 15 tax deadline, a record-high 60% of Californians say that they pay “much more” or “somewhat more” in taxes than they should, according to a recent survey by the Public Policy…

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Missouri man identified as gunman in Kansas Jewish centers shooting

The man who allegedly killed three people when he opened fire outside a Jewish community center and nearby retirement community in a Kansas City suburb Sunday is reportedly a 73-year-old Missouri man with a history…

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NRA endorses McConnell in Ky. primary

The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund announced Saturday it has endorsed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for re-election in the May 20 Kentucky primary.
“Mitch McConnell is a true champion of our Second…

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NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

Attacks, rapes and forced conversions to Islam spike for Egypt’s Christian women: report

A new report by the non-profit group International Christian Concern asserts that the risk of Egypt’s Christian women being attacked and forced to convert to Islam is higher than it was in early 2011.
The…

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Unemployment Extension: Republican Gov. Sandoval Joins Democrats’ Call for Action

The governors of the two states with the highest unemployment rates are urging Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio to take up the Senate’s unemployment extension bill.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, and Rhode…

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French cops demand DNA from 527 male high school students, staffers

French authorities investigating a campus rape started collecting DNA from 527 male students and staffers at the Fenelon-Notre Dame high school in the western region, telling them they could either provide the samples or face…

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U.N. climate experts call for ‘near zero’ emissions, global taxes

Climate change experts affiliated with the United Nations said the only way to turn back the clock on global warming-type disasters is to force all the nations of the world to keep all production and…

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