How S.C. Lawmakers Increase their Odds of Staying in Power
- By Rick Brundrett - The Nerve
Every 10 years, S.C. lawmakers re-exert their authority to draw legislative and congressional district lines based on updated population counts – a typically convoluted process aimed at protecting incumbents.
While the 2020 U.S. Census is underway, state lawmakers quietly are planning to initially spend as much as $2 million on the “reapportionment” process, or the redrawing of district lines.
How those lines are drawn – largely controlled by legislative leaders – can greatly affect who wins elections, which areas are best represented, and what legislation gets approved.
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Bob Jones University To Postpone 2020 Commencement
- By Randy Page - BJU
Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit announced that the 2020 Commencement Exercises scheduled on Friday, May 8, will be postponed.
“As each day passes by, it has become increasingly evident that we will not be able to hold commencement on May 8,” Pettit said. “It is our desire to commemorate the amazing achievements of the BJU Class of 2020, and we look forward to welcoming them back to campus and scheduling a time to celebrate their accomplishments later this summer.”
As previously announced, BJU will deliver all classes online for the remainder of the spring semester, beginning Monday, March 30 at the conclusion of spring break.
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Much-hyped Moderna mRNA-1273 Covid-19 Vaccine Uses Aborted Fetal Cells -- Sanofi Pasteur's Version Does Not
- By Children of God for Life
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical companies are racing to provide a vaccine to prevent further spread of the disease. Unfortunately, Moderna, the company that has been recently touted in news headlines for its developing mRNA-1273 vaccine to fight the virus, uses aborted fetal cells.
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Virus Relief Hits Pelosi's Pork in the Road
- By Tony Perkins - Family Research Council
"Do Democrats even care?" It's a fair question -- and the editors at the Wall Street Journal aren't the only ones asking it. Here we are, in the middle of one of the greatest crises in American history, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) swooped into town to demand new curtains for the Kennedy Center. The $35 million for the performing arts hub is just one of the shockers in the House's 1,100-page virus relief counterproposal, which proves there will never be a shortage of one thing in D.C. -- pork peddlers.
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Save the Storks Works to Help Pregnancy Resource Centers During the COVID-19 Outbreak
- By Christian Newswire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs) across the nation face obstacles as they continue working to reach clients during the COVID-19 outbreak.
"Keeping PRCs open and reaching clients is of upmost importance during this crisis," said Chief Communications Officer Diane Ferraro. "It is more important than ever for clinics that provide free resources to reach abortion-vulnerable women in these uncertain times."
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New Film Explores Liabilities of Globalization
- By Dianna Zoppa Media
Is COVID-19 the UN's Latest Organizing Principle?
FREE SCREENING Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5PM to 9 PM Pacific (8-12 Eastern)
HOLLYWOOD -- The world premiere for "The Reality," the second installment of UNSUSTAINABLE: The UN's Agenda for World Domination, will start Wednesday 25 March 2020 at 5PM Pacific (8PM Eastern). Current and prospective single-family home owners, farmers, real estate investors, historic property owners and impoverished and/or disarmed people around the world are invited to join UN skeptics and UN apologists to screen Part II of this 2-part mini series.
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Our LIBERTY is Essential
- By Eagle Forum
Faith not Fear!
Overnight our world has changed! The threat is real. The fear of the Coronavirus Pandemic has caused the government to unjustifiably use a heavy hand to force us to change our behaviors and infringe on our God given, constitutionally protected Liberty. Force creates fear, non-productive behavior, and economic chaos. This is not the time for fear, but for clear-headed thought through faith in God, our spiritual leaders, rational government leadership at all levels, and our capacity to unite and work together. Anne Schlafly Cori, Chairman of National Eagle Forum and daughter of founder, Phyllis Schlafly, wisely said, “In previous pandemics, the sick were isolated. In this pandemic, every single person is isolated.” Stay-at-home orders are already a fact in more than a fourth of the states and may soon be ordered in all states.
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