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Month: June 2018
US Government Says It Will Detain Migrant Children with Parents

(From Reuters) The U.S. government said in a court filing on Friday that it has the right to detain children and parents caught crossing the U.S. border illegally for the duration of their immigration proceedings. A 1997 court settlement known...

Canada Strikes Back, Announces Billions in Retaliatory Tariffs

(From Reuters) Canada struck back at the Trump administration over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs on Friday, vowing to impose punitive measures on C$16.6 billion ($12.63 billion) worth of American goods until Washington relents. The announcement by Foreign Minister Chrystia...

Protests at Gaza Border Leave Two Palestinians Dead

(From UPI) Israeli forces killed two Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy, during protests at the Gaza border Friday, the Gaza health ministry said. Palestinian officials said a sniper shot 14-year-old Yasir Amjad Musa Abu Naja in the head. A 24-year-old...

Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirements

(From The Hill) A federal judge has blocked a controversial Medicaid waiver in Kentucky that was set to go into effect Sunday and would have imposed work requirements on beneficiaries. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg [District of Columbia] ruled that...

Protests Planned Nationwide over Trump Immigration Policy

(From AP News) Liberal activists, parents and first-time protesters motivated by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border plan to rally in hundreds of cities nationwide Saturday to press President Donald Trump’s administration to reunite the...

EPA Seeks to “Clarify” Repeal Of Obama Puddle Rule

(From The Washington Examiner) Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt issued a proposed rule on Friday to clarify the administration’s intent of repealing the Obama-era Waters of the U.S. rule, which is one of the pillars of Trump’s deregulation agenda....

Gorsuch, a positive in a time of chaos

Gorsuch was a massive win for the Constitution and the rule of law in this country. Had Hillary taken the White House the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and the 10th Amendments would have been under greater threat. The Constitution generally, would...