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British Scientists Receive Permission to Develop Baby From Three People

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/25/2017 at 5:00pm
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This story makes this famous saying come to mind: “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” The U.K.’s fertility regulator granted permission to Newcastle University to develop a baby from the DNA of three people. Scientists

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Maryland Moves to Further Criminalize Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/25/2017 at 4:00pm

While many states are moving towards allowing campus carry, Maryland is going in the opposite direction.

Herald Mail-Media reports:

Campus firearm-ban bill passes Md. Senate, sent to House

A measure to prohib...

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Employee at Georgetown Learns School Sold One of His Ancestors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/25/2017 at 3:00pm
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That’s kind of a mind blowing discovery to make, no?

The New York Times reports:

Tracing His Roots, Georgetown Employee Learns University Sold His Ancestor

As a Georgetown employee, Jeremy Alexander watched...

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Wellesley Student Creates Database to Track Profs’ Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/25/2017 at 1:00pm

Doesn’t this seem like a waste of time for someone who’s paying to attend school in order to study?

Truth Revolt has the story:

Wellesley Student Creates Database of Professors Who Commit Microaggressions or Fail to Respect Students’ Pronoun Preferences

In true totalitarian, Cultural Revolution fashion, a Wellesley College student has created a public...

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New Kentucky Law Protects Christian Student Groups From Being Forced to Accept Non-Christian Leaders

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00am 3/25/2017 at 11:00am

Leftists will hate this law because it prevents them from taking over these groups and turning them into progressive outlets.

The College Fix reports:

Christian clubs can’t be forced to accept non-Christian leaders under new Kentucky law

Tucked into a new Kentucky law that protects religious expression in public schools are provisions that protect...

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Democrat Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Campus Free Speech Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:00am 3/25/2017 at 9:00am

We have to give credit where it’s due. There are plenty of reasons to dislike McAuliffe but this was a good decision.

The Daily Caller reports:

Dem Virginia Governor Signs College Free Speech Bill

Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill protecting free speech at colleges, a decision that comes amid a...

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NATO reschedules meeting so Tillerson can attend

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:06pm 3/24/2017 at 6:06pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson received a lot of unnecessary heat when the department revealed he could not attend a quarterly meeting due to conflicts with a visit from the Chinese president…NOT for a trip to Moscow as the media led people to believe.

NATO and the State Department have rescheduled the...

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House in Recess, Postponing GOP Health Insurance Bill Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 3:38pm 3/24/2017 at 3:38pm
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And that’s that.

Let the blamefest begin!

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College ‘Diversity Council’ Admits Placing Racist Flyers on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/24/2017 at 1:30pm

Nothing to see here, folks. Just another racist hoax perpetrated by leftists.

National Review reported:

College ‘Diversity Council’ Admits to Posting Fake Racist Flyers On Campus

The idea was to encourage ‘dialogue.’

The Diversity Leadership Council at Gustavus Adolphus College admits that it — with the help of other social-justice groups — planted fake racist...

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Ryan Heads to the WH, Doesn’t Have the Votes for GOP Health Insurance Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:09pm 3/24/2017 at 1:09pm

Let it die and start over.

From the NYT:

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, facing a revolt among conservative and moderate Republicans,...

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President Trump to Give Commencement Address at Liberty University

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:30am 3/24/2017 at 10:30am

This makes sense. Jerry Falwell Jr. was an early and vocal Trump supporter.

AOL News reports:

President Trump will give the commencement address at Liberty University

Donald Trump will give this year’s commencement speech at evangelical college Liberty University, Washington Post reports.

The Christian Broadcasting Network first reported the news, and Press Secretary Sean...

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Trump Tweets, Pressuring House Freedom Caucus to Support GOP Health Insurance Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 8:38am 3/24/2017 at 8:38am
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So I take it they still don’t have the votes, then.

We’ve been following the GOP health insurance overhaul here.

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College Suggests Students Stop Using ‘He and She’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30am 3/24/2017 at 7:30am

Where does this madness ultimately lead? What’s the end goal?

The Daily Caller reports:

College Tells Students To Ditch ‘He’ And ‘She,’ Even When Grammatically Correct

A college decreed that all student publications should avoid using gendered language, such as the pronouns “he” or “she” and terms like “mankind” and “fathering.”

Sarah Lawrence College suggests...

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Trump Tells GOP to Vote on Health Insurance Bill Friday, or He’s Moving on

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 9:18pm 3/23/2017 at 9:18pm
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Republicans had seven years to come up with an alternative to Obamacare. Now that they have the keys to the castle, they can’t seem to agree on the best path forward.

The House were supposed to vote today on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), but without enough votes to pass...

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Vote on GOP Health Insurance Overhaul Could be Friday or Even Monday

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 4:59pm 3/23/2017 at 4:59pm

I will never understand why, knowing when votes are scheduled, Congress waits until the last minute to pull these things together. But it looks like they’re hoping to schedule a vote on the AHCA tomorrow. The drama could spill into next week.

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Muslim Students at Columbia Demand Religious Advisor and Prayer Room

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/23/2017 at 1:30pm

Watch as progressive students and faculty members bend over backwards to accommodate them.

Campus Reform reports:

Muslim students demand prayer space, religious advisor

Muslim students at Columbia University are demanding a full-time religious advisor and a permanent prayer space accessible during academic breaks.

According to The Columbia Spectator, the school’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) met...

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Harvard Profs Endorse ‘Freedom of Expression’ in Statement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:30am 3/23/2017 at 10:30am
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This is nice to hear but why do we even need statements like this? Shouldn’t it just be a given?

The Harvard Crimson reported:

Harvard Professors Sign Statement Endorsing ‘Freedom of Expression’

Eleven Harvard professors and one fellow have signed a statement affirming a commitment to engaging with—and...

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