Daily Archives: February 14, 2014

Abortion by the Numbers

Margaret Talbot, writing in the Feb. 17th & 24th issue of the New Yorker, discusses the declining rate of abortions in the United States.  Talbot’s article is titled Reading the Numbers. Citing last week’s Guttmacher Institute report, Talbot writes: Particularly … Continue reading

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Our Children and Grandchildren: The Real Worry

In a Thursday email to constituents, our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed, had this to say about his Tuesday vote to force the United States Government to default on its financial obligations: “When we have an opportunity to protect our children … Continue reading

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The Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

Some never relent in efforts to blame and punish the poor for their difficulties. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) writes: The Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act addresses deep problems in the federal government’s welfare programs that make it more difficult … Continue reading

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