GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women

GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women

Bethania Palma Markus A conservative Missouri lawmaker is trying to stop a graduate student from researching the effects that state’s mandated 72-hour waiting period for an abortion is having on women, the Huffington Post reports. State Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R) sent a letter to the University of Missouri chancellor accusing the student of “helping Planned Parenthood.”

Megamansion-building megachurch pastor says revealing his salary would violate Christ’s teachings

Megamansion-building megachurch pastor says revealing his salary would violate Christ’s teachings

Travis Gettys Megachurch Pastor Steven Furtick is used to questions about his gigantic mansion and other trappings of his apparent wealth — but he doesn’t usually face them directly from reporters. The pastor of North Carolina’s Elevation Church sat down for a rare interview that aired Tuesday on WCCB-TV, where he discussed various controversies related

Michigan mayor blows off homeowners facing eviction to go attend ‘happy’ pizza party: ‘We had food waiting’

Michigan mayor blows off homeowners facing eviction to go attend ‘happy’ pizza party: ‘We had food waiting’

Travis Gettys A Michigan mayor brushed off desperate residents who are making a last-ditch effort to keep their homes by leaving a public meeting for a pizza party. Randy Walker, mayor of Garden City, walked out of a swearing-in session without taking public comment from at least seven homeowners who are facing eviction after the

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

David Edwards The hosts of Fox News’ Outnumbered reacted with indignation on Wednesday after students at the University of Missouri were asked to report “hateful or hurtful speech.” Amid reports of threats on social media against black Mizzou students, the University of Missouri police provided a process for students “who witness incidents of hateful and/or

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

Reuters Republican presidential candidates talked up aggressive tax-cut plans on Tuesday night but offered few details about how they would avoid plunging the nation deeper into debt from the multi-trillion-dollar revenue shortfalls that would follow. The debate in Milwaukee was a mirror image of the Democratic contest, in which candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Analysis: GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects

Analysis: GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects

McClatchy Washington Bureau

MILWAUKEE — The already bitter divide among Republican presidential candidates over immigration is deepening, a struggle that’s going to keep the party in turmoil well into 2016 — and jeopardize its chances of winning the White House next year. The clash over how to deal with immigrants in the country illegally sparked the ugliest exchanges of…

Sarah Palin pushes her daughter’s conspiracy theory: Starbucks cups a leftist plot to make us look ridiculous

Sarah Palin pushes her daughter’s conspiracy theory: Starbucks cups a leftist plot to make us look ridiculous

Eric W. Dolan Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin told her fans that leftist “grinches” were to blame for a fledgling boycott of Starbucks over the company’s holiday coffee cups. In a Facebook post promoting her daughter’s blog, Palin she was “passionate” about protecting Christmas. “Funny, though, how some grinches on the Left take things too