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    ‘Freedom of speech is the air that any thinker breathes; it’s the fuel that ignites the fire of an intellectual’s thoughts.” Raif Badawi dared to write such things in Saudi Arabia. And he exercised his own freedom of speech, asking questions about faith and challenging extremism in that coun…

      ‘Do people know they can come to me for help when they are in need?” It’s a question New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan poses in a new pastoral letter, “Fostering a Culture of Life as a People of Hope.” He suggests we all ask it and think seriously about the possible answers.

        ‘What any religious tradition ascribes as God’s will is no concern of this Congress.” New York Democrat Rep. Jerry Nadler, chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives, said this on the House floor during debate over the euphemistically named Equality Act. He was react…

          The current president of Planned Parenthood is unafraid to use the word “abortion.” In a recent interview with The Washington Post, Alexis McGill Johnson scolded those who would downplay the importance of abortion in her organization’s work. She says it is “stigmatizing” to do so.


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          WATERLOO – A former corrections worker is taking the First Judicial District Department of Correctional Services to court, alleging she was fired for merely sharing publicly available information when co-workers were allowed to keep their jobs despite criminal convictions.

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