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President Trump Could Slash $500 Million from Public Broadcasting

With President-elect Trump promising to pay for his infrastructure and defense spending by defunding non-essential federal spending, one of the first programs on the block could be the almost $500 million spent on public broadcasting.

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Homeland Security Hearing Reveals Why Accepting Syrian Refugees Risks American Lives

A video excerpt from an October 21st House Homeland Security Committee hearing reveals exactly why Texas Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) is calling for “a screeching halt” to Syrian resettlement in the country. He and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) are sponsoring a bill which would give governors the ability to protect their states by refusing to accept Syrian refugees.

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Planned Parenthood Blasts Pope Francis for Pro-Life Stance

Abortion giant Planned Parenthood is lashing out at the Pope, after he’s repeatedly spoken up for the right to life of the unborn in his visit to the United States, accusing him of limiting women’s rights and hampering “women’s health.”

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States Enact ‘Plan B’ to Defund Planned Parenthood

In the wake of the U.S. Congress’ inaction on defunding Planned Parenthood prior to the congressional summer recess, states continue to take matters into their own hands in cutting financial assistance to the abortion giant. On Thursday, Alabama became the third U.S. state in a week to withdraw funding from local branches of Planned Parenthood.

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Rand Paul To Speak At Washington, D.C. #WomenBetrayed Rally To Defund Planned Parenthood

Dr. Ben Carson, also a 2016 contender, will headline the rally on Capitol Hill. In addition to Carson, other speakers scheduled include Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Rep. Chris Smith, Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD), Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), and other national pro-life leaders. Most of the rallies across the country will be held at 12:00 noon local time in the cities located at the #WomenBetrayed website.