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China, Pakistan Lead State Department List of Religious Persecutors

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the 2018 list of Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 on Tuesday, listing China, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia at the top of the list of the world’s worst abusers of religious rights.

Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson (R), escorted by Turkish plain clothes police officers as he arrives at his house on July 25, 2018 in Izmir. - A Turkish court on July 25, 2018 ruled to place under house arrest an American pastor who has been imprisoned for almost two years on …

Brownback on Brunson: U.S. Will ‘Continue to Apply the Pressure’ Until His Release

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback said this week that the Trump administration would continue to put pressure on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through sanctions and other means until American citizen and pastor Andrew Brunson is released from house arrest and returned to the United States.

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Pro-Life Stars Rally for Donald Trump, Mike Pence in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH — Pro-life leaders and high-ranking officials gathered for Donald Trump and Mike Pence Wednesday at the Celebrating Life & Values event hosted by the political affiliates of the Family Research Council (FRC) and Susan B. Anthony List.

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Kansas Will Ask Courts To Block Obama’s Transgender K-12 Bathroom Ideology

The State of Kansas is set to become the twelfth state to sue President Barack Obama’s administration over the President’s decree that 100,000 public schools must force their 55 million K-12 kids to give up sexual privacy in bathrooms and locker rooms just to validate the feelings of a few kids who think they belong to the other sex.

Polling 2016 Like Its 1999, or 2007

Polling 2016 Like Its 1999, or 2007

With the 2014 midterm elections behind us, pollsters and pundits have turned their attention to the 2016 presidential election. Quinnipiac and Rasmussen have released national polls of the nomination contests, while Bloomberg has surveyed the New Hampshire primary (Mitt’s their

GOP May Lose Kansas For Backing Roberts

It should be noted that the poll is from Democrat-aligned Public Policy Polling but if the numbers prove out, the establishment GOP that threw everything it had at propping up an aging Pat Roberts in Kansas during a bruising primary

Democrat Candidates for Governor Want Big Obamacare Expansions

Democrat Candidates for Governor Want Big Obamacare Expansions

A recent analysis of five Democrats running for Governor across the country in close elections finds them promising major expansions of Obamacare if they are elected, showing that not all Democrats are running away from the President’s signature takeover of

Brady Campaign Sues to Prevent Kansas from Nullifying Federal Gun Laws

Brady Campaign Sues to Prevent Kansas from Nullifying Federal Gun Laws

On July 9, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence filed suit against Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt over a state law–the Second Amendment Protection Act–that “makes it a felony to attempt to enforce

States Move to Blunt Obama Carbon Plan

States Move to Blunt Obama Carbon Plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.

Kansas Governor Brownback Signs Bill Nullifying Gun Laws

Kansas Governor Brownback Signs Bill Nullifying Gun Laws

On April 23rd, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill “nullifying city and county gun restrictions” to ensure that it is legal to “openly carry firearms” throughout the state. The law takes effect on July 1. According to cjonline.com, the

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill Nullifying City, County Gun Restrictions

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill Nullifying City, County Gun Restrictions

On April 5 Kansas lawmakers passed a bill nullifying city and county gun restrictions to “ensure that it’s legal across the state to openly carry firearms.” The legislation passed 102-19 in the House and 37-2 in the Senate. According to

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback: 'We've Got a Real Energy'

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback: 'We've Got a Real Energy'

Gov. Sam Brownback (R-KS) discussed how he was able to turn a budget mess in Kansas into a positive, by restructuring the government, cutting taxes, increasing funds for education, and generating growth in the state. Brownback is rumored to be