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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to Jewish community leaders at the Jewish Center of Brighton Beach during a campaign event, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (

Ted Cruz: Democrats Contrived GOP Contraception Threat in 2012

GOP 2016 contender Ted Cruz turned the tables on a question about abortion, observing that the Democrats know abortion is highly controversial, so much so that in 2012 they plotted to fabricate the narrative that Republicans wanted to ban contraceptives rather than broadcast their own support of abortion-on-demand.

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Salon: Animals Are People Too

Salon has brilliantly presented the argument that animals should be considered people, positing that the antiquated notion of a line of demarcation between humans and animals should be discarded.

An orca swims at the Marineland animal exhibition park in the French Riviera city of Antibes, southeastern France, on December 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE

Orca Sapiens? Salon Says Killer Whales May be ‘Persons’

Salon Magazine, a bastion of political correctness, has now come down on the side of the orca. The more we learn about killer whales, a recent article states, “the more that our assumption of innate superiority looks like a presumption.” Whether this brave new world will be friendlier to human beings is doubtful indeed. But at least the orca will be protected.

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Think Progress Botches Details on Death of Michelle Wilkins’s Baby

In a report on a proposed law which would make it possible for the state of Colorado to bring murder charges after the death of an unborn baby, Think Progress’s Health Editor manages to misstate the facts of the crime which prompted the bill in the first place.