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Monday, May 19, 2014

The Fight For Our Values
In Friday's report I expressed my frustration with the political establishment's unwillingness to defend the traditional values of millions of Americans. This morning Politico released the results of polling in some of the most competitive House and Senate races. Consider these results on values issues:
 

Thursday, May 15, 2014

IRS Scandal Update 

Yesterday afternoon more emails related to the IRS scandal were released. They make two things perfectly clear: First, there was a coordinated, intentional effort to target Tea Party groups. Second, senior members of Congress demanded it. 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Lock Your Doors -- Huge Prison Breakout 

During a White House event with local law enforcement officials yesterday, President Obama once again pitched his quasi-amnesty plan for illegal immigrants. He did so under the guise of easing the burden on local police. 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

VA Scandal A Preview Of Obamacare's Future 

Everyone should be paying attention to the VA scandal. Not only is the disgraceful treatment of our veterans a national outrage, but it offers us a potential glimpse into the future of Obamacare.

Dr. Richard Krugman, the former associate chief of staff at the Veterans Affairs health care system in Harlingen, Texas, is among the growing number of whistleblowers at VA facilities to allege that poor treatment led to unnecessary deaths. Dr. Krugman specifically cited a cost-cutting policy limiting colonoscopies. 

Monday, May 12, 2014

Our Hashtag Foreign Policy 

The tragedy of the kidnapped Nigerian girls continues. From the past acts of Boko Haram, we can assume that by now most of the girls have been sexually abused. Now their jihadist captors have forcibly converted them to Islam. A video has been released showing them reciting Koranic verses in Arabic. It's not clear whether that was before or after they were raped. 

Friday, May 9, 2014

Solidarity & Action

On Capitol Hill this week leaders of various Christian denominations gathered to call attention to the growing danger of Christian persecution in the Middle East. The press conference was organized by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), co-chairs of the Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Rally For Religious Freedom

This morning I joined the leaders of 15 other pro-family, pro-life organizations at the "Rally for Religious Freedom." The event took place in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which is widely considered the second-most important court in the country. The rally was sponsored by Priests for Life and the Archdiocese of Washington, which were in court today fighting Obamacare's contraception mandate.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Real War On Women 
There is a lot of talk about a "war on women" in America. It is utter nonsense spewed by leftist politicians trying to disguise their radical social agenda. There is a very real war on women going on in many Muslim countries, and the left frequently ignores it. Recent tragic events have forced some in the media to confront it. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

YOU DID IT! 
Thank you, my friends! Donations poured in yesterday and we met our spring goal. Thanks to your support, we are back on track. If we can continue this pace throughout the rest of the year, I am confident we will be able to make a significant impact for our values. As always, I am humbled by your generosity and faith in our work. Thank you for continuing to stand with me in the good fight for family, faith and freedom! 

Veterans Demand Resignations 

Monday, May 5, 2014

Good News & Bad News On Religious Liberty 
The Supreme Court handed down a decision today on the constitutionality of prayers at government events. The case before the court concerned the town of Greece, New York, which opened its board meetings with a roll call, the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer delivered by local clergy. 

Two residents sued the town because the prayers were predominantly Christian. In its defense, the town argued that it wasn't discriminating because "nearly all of the local congregations are Christian." 

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