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Pakistan Passes Law Against Honor Killings, Child Rape

The legislature of Pakistan has passed a law that prevents the families of victims of “honor” killings from forgiving the killers, previously undoing a legal loophole that has allowed many murderers to go free. The law also makes it illegal to rape minors or disabled individuals, and makes DNA testing in rape cases mandatory.

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Hobby Lobby CEO Denounces Clinton’s War on Christians, Endorses Trump

Hobby Lobby founder and CEO David Green authored a USA Today op-ed on Thursday denouncing Hillary Clinton’s militant opposition to traditional Christian beliefs and insisting that her Supreme Court picks would rule against Christians’ rights. He also announced that he is endorsing Donald Trump to ensure a Supreme Court that will uphold Americans’ First Amendment rights under the Constitution.

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Injustice as Usual: Malala Assassins Secretly Acquitted in Pakistan

The Pakistani courtroom proceedings were secret. Despite what reporters were previously told this past April (that ten men had been convicted), Pakistani authorities secretly acquitted eight of the men charged with conspiracy and attempted murder in the case of teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted because she wanted girls to receive an education.