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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill to allow carrying gun without license
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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill to allow carrying gun without license

(UPI) -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed legislation that would have eliminated gun training requirements and allowed residents to carry firearms without a license. In a statement Friday, the Republican said she strongly supports the right to bear arms, bu...
DOJ rolls back Obama era transgender prison placement rules
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DOJ rolls back Obama era transgender prison placement rules

(UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department has rolled back Obama-era prison rules to protect transgender inmates. Biological sex, not gender identity, will be the primary basis for prison placement under the policy change to the Federal Bureau of Prisons' Transge...
Zachary Cruz, brother of Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, leaves for ‘fresh start’ in Virginia
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Zachary Cruz, brother of Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, leaves for ‘fresh start’ in Virginia

Zachary Cruz, brother of the infamous Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, is moving to Virginia with his two dogs. He can serve out his probation for trespassing in Virginia, where his lawyer says a home, a job and educational opportunities await, a judge ruled ...
DeVos moves to roll back regulations on federal aid to religious colleges
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DeVos moves to roll back regulations on federal aid to religious colleges

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has moved to make it easier for faith-based entities to qualify for government grants and student aid by taking aim at regulations that go too far in restricting religious participation. Notices posted late Wednesday as part ...
HS mascot found to be ‘offensive appropriation’ in violation of church and state
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HS mascot found to be ‘offensive appropriation’ in violation of church and state

Franklin High's mascot, The Quaker, is an offensive appropriation of a religious faith and must be changed, the Portland school board determined Tuesday. That conclusion comes after a battle nearly as long as it takes a student to complete high school. And ...
Rosie O’Donnell’s excess donations to Democratic candidates break law
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Rosie O’Donnell’s excess donations to Democratic candidates break law

Legal experts say that reports of liberal comedian Rosie O'Donnell donating more than the legal limit to five Democratic candidates reflect a common breach in campaign financing that often is dismissed by authorities. But The New York Post reporting that Mi...
Dick Cheney supports revival of enhanced interrogation amid debate over Gina Haspel
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Dick Cheney supports revival of enhanced interrogation amid debate over Gina Haspel

Former Vice President Dick Cheney supports the revival of enhanced interrogation programs that allowed the use of torture in the wake of the Sept. 11th attacks. Cheney, who played a key role in instituting the program, told Fox Business, "If it were my call...
Jimmy Carter, wrong on Donald Trump once again
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Jimmy Carter, wrong on Donald Trump once again

Jimmy Carter, the former president whose biggest claim to fame was the failure to win the release of U.S. hostages held by Iran's regime — something that Ronald Reagan rectified on Day One of his White House career — has come forward to call out President Dona...
Gun control might not be winning issue in 2018 elections, Florida poll finds
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Gun control might not be winning issue in 2018 elections, Florida poll finds

Gun control might not be as powerful an issue as many people expected after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, a new poll shows. In the survey, the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative asked 1,000 registered ...
Dick’s Sporting Goods hires gun control lobbyists, loses business partners
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Dick’s Sporting Goods hires gun control lobbyists, loses business partners

After the massacre in Parkland, Florida, Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would stop selling assault-style rifles. Now, in a move that should surprise nobody, the company has hired gun-control lobbyists. The first decision might have been a principle...