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Domenech: Doing Nothing Is What The Federal Government Does These Days

The federal government does nothing these days, said Federalist Publisher Ben Domenech while hosting Fox News “Primetime” on Thursday night. “Usually when people complain that the government does nothing, they just mean it didn’t do what they want. I mean it literally. I mean the federal government increasingly can do nothing,” he said. “Step back a bit from whatever allegiance,…

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Explainer: What Is Happening with Texas’ New Pro-Life Law?

Roe v. Wade resulted from a challenge to a pro-life Texas law. Forty-eight years later, Texas is once again protecting life—but this time, so far, the U.S. Supreme Court has let those protections stand. Texas recently passed a law (known as Senate Bill 8) that restricts abortion after a heartbeat has been detected in the unborn child. This usually occurs…

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State Round-Up: Protecting Unborn Children from Discriminatory Abortions

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series about key provisions that states have advanced in 2021 to defend the family and human dignity. Modern medical technology can detect genetic characteristics and diagnose many disabilities in the womb. Unfortunately, these scientific advancements have increased the potential for abortions that are motivated by bias against an unborn child’s race, sex, ethnicity, national origin,…

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State Round-Up: Protecting Access to Counseling

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series about key provisions that states have advanced in 2021 to defend the family and human dignity. Most Americans would support passing laws that seek to protect minors from harm. However, the question of exactly how we should go about protecting minors and what we should be protecting them from is a bit more contentious.…

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State Round-Up: Protecting Abortion Survivors

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series about key provisions that states have advanced in 2021 to defend the family and human dignity. Protecting the lives of born children is basic human decency. Therefore, you’d expect that providing care for babies born alive following an attempted abortion would be a no-brainer. However, as common sense is becoming less common in D.C.…

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Texas Bill To Ban Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Faces Fierce Fight

A few years back, Gallup polled Americans on which social entities they thought had too much power. Lobbyists came out on top with 71 percent, beating big business, banks, the federal government, and even labor unions. Gallup has also over the years asked Americans which professions they trust most. Nurses and military officers usually come out on top. At the…

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