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This past week, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling overdue by some five decades, striking down Roe v. Wade (1973) and its constitutionally unsubstantiated “right to abortion.” Writing for the 6-3 majority in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Justice Samuel Ali…

The cries from the left predicting the end of the world in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is a familiar sound.

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent …

It is time to celebrate the birthday of all birthdays, ours. The United States of America was officially declared a sovereign nation on July 4, 1776. We became us. If you are a citizen of this country, it’s yours to celebrate as you wish.

I have chosen over the years of writing a column not to comment on fellow contributors. Each of us has the right to our opinions, no doubt, but when the facts of a subject are totally and utterly disregarded, I must step in.

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I have chosen over the years of writing a column not to comment on fellow contributors. Each of us has the right to our opinions, no doubt, but when the facts of a subject are totally and utterly disregarded, I must step in.

As a legislator, it is extremely important to hear from all the different stakeholders when writing legislation. Without these local voices and the opinions from people who legislation directly affects, state representatives wouldn’t be able to do their jobs well. One of the main avenues to …

I was raised with the idea that the most successful people in the world failed more than they succeeded. My dad taught me that no matter how often a person fails if they apply themselves, have a strong work ethic, and have a positive attitude, they will eventually succeed.

Joe Biden has become America’s “it’s not my fault” president. Whether it’s the inflation, the border, the crime, the gas prices, the Afghanistan exit fiasco or the stock market collapse, Biden has become an expert at pointing the finger at someone else.

It doesn’t seem like it now, with the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade reversal roiling the nation. But we may someday look back on June 24, 2022, as the day we started out toward a compromise, even consensus, on abortion.

Per a new report from Gallup, the percentage of Americans now saying they believe in God is the lowest since they first started doing the survey.

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