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Senator Lankford Applauds Senate Passage Of CRA To Restore States’ Authority To Make Title X Funding Decisions

Apr 3rd, 2017 | By

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has applauded Senate passage of H.J. Res. 43, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution of Disapproval for President Obama’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Title X regulation. The resolution passed the Senate today by a vote of 51-50. Specifically, the CRA would restore states’ ability and authority to make funding decisions for Title X health care providers.



Congressman Chris Smith Bill On Genocide Advances From Committee

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

Christians have lived in Iraq since the 1st century and only 250,000 remain, down from 500,000 in 2013, the year before ISIS began its campaign of genocide,” said Smith. “Yezidis have lived in Iraq since the 12th century and their population has dropped 20 to 30 percent from 2013. There are other ancient religious and ethnic minority groups targeted for crimes against humanity and war crimes that likewise need our attention and assistance if they are to survive in their home countries or at least the region.



Air Force Punishes Christian Even Though Probe Cleared Him

Mar 30th, 2017 | By

U.S. Air Force officials at Joint Base San Antonio in Texas have been warned by a law firm that they need to withdraw punitive notations from an officer’s personnel file concerning his view of homosexual behavior or face legal action, because they were added on the whim of another officer.



Paul Ryan: Planned Parenthood To Be Defunded Through Reconciliation

Mar 29th, 2017 | By

Speaker Paul Ryan said the House will use reconciliation in order to defund Planned Parenthood in the Obamacare repeal bill. “We think reconciliation is the tool, because that gets it in law,” Mr. Ryan said at a press conference Tuesday. “Reconciliation is the way to go.”



‘Religious Left’ Pressing For God To Take On Donald Trump

Mar 28th, 2017 | By

A war of biblical proportions is brewing – and it’s pitting the Big Government left’s religious minded against the more traditional spiritual views of the limited government right.



Congressional Prayer Caucus Update!

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold the first markup on Judge Gorsuch on Monday, March 27th. By Committee rule, Democrats can ask that the vote be held over for an additional week, which is very normal. As such, we are expecting a final vote in Committee as well as a vote on the Senate floor the week of April 3rd before we recess for Easter.



Congressman Gohmert Speaks Out On RyanCare

Mar 24th, 2017 | By

Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and many of his associates in the Freedom Caucus are displeased with the health care proposal from Speaker Ryan. The legislation doesn’t do what President Trump and GOP candidates promised the American people.



Charles Schumer Says Democrats Will Filibuster SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Thursday that Democrats will attempt to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination, saying he would tilt the Supreme Court too far away from what Democrats want to see.



Ted Cruz, Texas Republican Senator: GOP’s Three-Phase Health Plan ‘Ain’t Gonna Happen’

Mar 19th, 2017 | By

Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday said a House plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is fatally flawed because it relies on a three-pronged plan for totally gutting the 2010 law instead of killing it outright.



Plaintiff Behind Trump Travel Ban Runs Muslim Brotherhood Mosque

Mar 17th, 2017 | By

Imam Ismail Elshikh, a native of Egypt, leads a Muslim Brotherhood-tied mosque in Honolulu, Hawaii, and claims he is suffering ‘irreparable harm’ by President Trump’s temporary travel ban. The main plaintiff in the Hawaii case blocking President Trump’s revised temporary travel ban is an imam with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.