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‘Liberal heads are going to explode’: Dick and Liz Cheney launch new non-profit

You can almost hear Alan Colmes sputtering.
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Colorado: Bill to Repeal Restrictions on Rifle and Shotgun Purchases Passes House and Heads to Governor

Today, Senate Bill 135 passed the Colorado House of Representatives by a 61-1 vote and now heads to Governor John Hickenlooper’s (D) desk for his consideration.  SB 135, sponsored by state Senator Greg Brophy (R-1), would repeal restrictions in state law relating to the purchase and sale of rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, and perm…

Indian Mother Gives Birth to Conjoined Twins, Baby Has Two Heads and One Body

An Indian mother too poor to be able to afford an ultrasound that could have prepared her beforehand, was surprised to give birth to conjoined twins. The child, weighing 7lbs 7oz was born on Tuesday at a local hospital. Doctors fear the baby, who has two heads, two necks and two spines but only one […]…

South Dakota: HB 1229 Passes State Senate, Heads to Governor for his Signature

Today, the South Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1229 by a 26 to 9 vote.  HB 1229, introduced by state Representative Timothy Johns (R-31), would ensure that South Dakota state law meets the requirements set forth in the federal NICS Improvement Amendments Act (NIAA) of 2007 and would ensure a strong restoration of rights provision for South Da…

Family’s Lawsuit Against Nursing Home to Starve Mother to Death Heads to Court

I have written about the Margot Bentley case before, and bring it up again because I think it may be the most important bioethical litigation now pending of which I am aware. At stake is whether a nursing home can be forced to starve a patient to death by withholding spoon feeding. From the Vancouver Sun blog […]…

Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks Heads to the Senate

A long-time pro-life member of the Senate will introduce a bill next week that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth.

In June, the House approved the legislation and the vote for the bill broke down on mostly partisan lines with Republicans supporting the ban on late-term abortions and Democrats opposing it. Leading pro-life organizations issued statements praising the House for the vote.

Hospital’s Tiniest Premature Baby Heads Home, Weighed Less Than One Pound at Birth

The tiniest baby ever born at McMaster University Medical Centre in Canada is finally headed home — months after her birth. Rachel Blythin was just 330 grams when she was born — so small that her father’s wedding ring can be seen wrapped around her leg in the accompanying picture.

Now, the beautiful little baby is headed home to be with her family after months of care at the hospital that saw her birth at jut a little over 28 weeks.

Wisconsin: Increased Hunter Opportunity Bill Overwhelmingly Passes State Senate, Heads to State Assembly for a Concurrence Vote

Today, on a voice vote, the Wisconsin Senate approved an amended version of Assembly Bill 194, legislation that would allow hunters to use a crossbow during the big game archery season.  While this measure already passed the Assembly in June, it must return to the Assembly for a concurrence vote because of some changes the Senate made to the bill.  

Sen. Chuck Grassley suggests heads might roll over NSA overreach

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) isn’t promising that heads are going to roll over the recent audit of the NSA, showing that the agency has overstepped its legal authority thousands of times a year. He is acknowledging, though, that in Washington, D.C., heads have to roll before rogue agencies can be reformed. Unfortunately, the administration has a sad history of sending the wrong heads rolling and then rearranging a few desks in a meaningless “reassignment.”