Make yourself sheep, and the wolves will eat you. — Benjamin Franklin

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‘Justina’s Law’ Introduced in Wake of Pelletier Nightmare

J. Matt Barber

This is the story of a child, Justina Pelletier, who faced 16 long months of child abuse and incarceration at the hands of both Massachusetts government officials and callous medical personnel at Boston Children’s Hospital. Thankfully, due to the actions of Liberty Counsel, a Christian civil rights law firm, powerful media voices like Glenn Beck and tens of thousands of outraged and outspoken Americans, 16-year-old Justina is now home.

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Where is the Godly Father on Father’s Day?

David Pepe

The family unit (i.e., Father and Mother) is Almighty God’s design to protect and insulate mankind from the immoral ravishings, which manifest themselves by the violations of the moral absolutes instilled at the beginning of the creation. It is a strong family unit that rests and abides on the moral absolutes of time that will keep and preserve a society from decadence violence and social break down.

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Motherhood: Women and Wages

Robert Romano

“[T]here is the issue of marriage and children. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that single women who have never married earned 96 percent of men’s earnings in 2012.The supposed pay gap appears when marriage and children enter the picture," said American Enterprise Institute’s Mark J. Perry and Andrew G. Biggs. It is stating the obvious. Women have babies, and when they do, a significant percentage of them leave the labor force.

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Feb. 7 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

Bob Ellis

p style="text-align: justify;">These are some of the more noteworthy bills which will be considered by the South Dakota Legislature today. They include the state aid to education formula, privacy protections in the education system, tobacco regulation, parental rights, abortion, and a waiting period before adopting new education standards. There are also three bills dealing with an Article V Constitutional Convention to be heard today.

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Abortion, Parenthood and Responsibility: The Double Standard

Bob Ellis

There is a double standard men face when it comes to abortion, parenthood and responsibility. Don't pro-aborts tell us that a woman shouldn't be forced to become a mother if she doesn't want to? Is the same true of a man? Should a man be forced to become a father if he doesn't want to?

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Children are the Path to Successful Tyranny

Michael Peroutka

You can't subjugate a Christian people. They won't stand for it! A Christian culture will recognize and reject tyranny before tyranny can get a foothold. This is because a Biblically-literate and devoted people will not allow their civil government to tyrannically usurp the jurisdictions of self-government, family government, and church government.

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Teach Your Children Well

David Whitney

Good fire building techniques are essential not only at the start but throughout the burn cycle. Unless you add fuel to the fire when necessary the fire will go out. It takes constant maintenance to have a fire which continues through the night. Jesus taught us that this was true of the Christian faith; unless we go forth and make disciples the Christian faith would die out on earth.

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Raising Children of Light in a Culture of Darkness

J. Matt Barber

In a culture that slaughters the unborn, mocks purity, celebrates sexual sin and makes a joke out of the institution of marriage by imagining sin-based counterfeits, it remains a daunting task for Christian parents to raise children with both the courage and conviction to stand unashamed for God’s truth. From an earthly standpoint, it seems counterintuitive to both welcome and find joy in being hated by the world. Even more, for young people who might prefer popularity over principle – at least for now – the prospect of being “hated by everyone” lacks a certain level of appeal.

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Your Safe, Moral Boy Scouts Alternative Is …

J. Matt Barber

It was Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2013. The huge hall was overflowing, the convention sold out. Over 1,200 attendees, with many spilling out into the foyer, eagerly awaited the announcement. What would this safe, moral and non-sexualized alternative to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) look like? With a stirring introductory video came the answer: “Trail Life USA” would now endeavor to “be the premier national character development organization for young men, which produces godly and responsible husbands, fathers and citizens.”

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‘Gay’ Lawmaker to Christians: ‘We’ll Take Your Children’

J. Matt Barber

Few people doubt that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hopes to become president in 2016. Unfortunately for him, he may have just signed away any chance of that. Last week, Christie signed A3371, a draconian piece of legislation that bars licensed therapists from helping children overcome unwanted same-sex attractions, behavior or identity even when – as is so often the case – those same-sex attractions arise from childhood sexual abuse by the likes of a Jerry Sandusky.

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Immediate Opportunity to Capture, Deport Illegal Aliens

Bob Ellis

Illegal aliens are having a big protest right outside the White House today, demanding amnesty. This will be a great opportunity for our federal government to do its job by arresting and deporting a lot of these illegal aliens that are supposedly so hard to find.

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Devalued Border Sovereignty

Tom Toth

The apathetic responses to each of the crises from the last couple weeks reveals a trend showing exactly what Barack Obama thinks — or, rather, doesn’t think — about the value of border sovereignty. Whether it's Ukraine's borders, Israel's borders, or the borders of the United States, President Obama sees little value in the sovereignty of national borders.

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Chipotle’s Wisdom

David John Marotta

The marketing people at Chipotle Mexican Grill have a new promotional idea called "cultivating thought." They invited selected authors to write something designed to be read in two minutes. These pieces are printed on the sides of Chipotle takeout bags as well as drink cups.

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The Narrow Way (Ode to Pilgrim)

A.J. Castellitto

He will tell you there's no danger, He will tempt you on the way, He will seem the kindest stranger, He will be your hell to pay, He will lull you into slumber...

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Israel: The Palestinian People’s Greatest Ally

J. Matt Barber

Israel is not tame. But she is good. If a poacher shoots arrows at a pride of sleeping lions, are the lions to blame for rousing and defending themselves? What does one say of the shooter when he intentionally cowers behind the skirts of his own women and daughters, hoping, indeed praying, that these precious souls will inadvertently perish as a result? One calls him a coward, a fool and a monster.

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