Ohio 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms State Can ‘Defund’ Planned Parenthood

The Ohio 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 11-6 Tuesday that Ohio has the right to withhold public funds from abortion providers, most notably Planned Parenthood. On Feb. 21st, 2016, then-Republican Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 294. The bill’s intent is to prevent the use of public funds for elective (a.k.a. “nontherapeutic”) abortions.…

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Josh Hawley Explains Why He’ll Defend Trump’s National Emergency on the Senate Floor

by Nick Givas   Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said he will stand with President Donald Trump and vote “no” on the Senate’s resolution of disapproval of his national emergency. “Look, first of all, we have a crisis at the border. And it’s clear to anybody who’s looked at…

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Governor Mike DeWine Declares a State of Emergency 20 Ohio Counties

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine formally called for a state of emergency Thursday in counties across Ohio. The decision was made in response to excessive rainfall that resulted in severe flooding in 20 separate counties. According to the Emergency Proclamation, from Feb. 5th to Feb. 13th “Severe storms and excessive rainfall resulting…

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Biden Inches Towards Declaring a 2020 Presidential Bid

Former US vice president Joe Biden dropped teasing hints Tuesday that he could soon announce a 2020 White House campaign, telling an enthusiastic crowd that he may need their energy “in a few weeks.” The Democratic elder statesman has been mulling a challenge against President Donald Trump for months. While…

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Georgia’s Republican Gov Signals Openness to Medical Marijuana Expansion After Bill Passes State House

by Evie Fordham   Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signaled openness to a medical marijuana reform bill that passed the state House on March 5 in an interview that the bill’s advocates greeted as “wonderful” and its opponents characterized as a “sad day for science.” “When it passes with a…

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Trump’s 2020 Budget Seeks More Border Wall Funding, Work Requirements for Welfare

by Fred Lucas   President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2020 budget proposal would eliminate the federal deficit in 15 years, add new work requirements for welfare recipients, and fund additional construction of a border wall. The reaction to the spending blueprint by Democrats was predictably negative. The $4.7 trillion proposal, which…

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Greenpeace Co-Founder Explains Why He Called AOC a ‘Pompous Little Twit’

by Nick Givas   Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore explained why he called Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “pompous little twit” during a Tuesday segment with “Fox & Friends.” Moore was discussing Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal proposal Tuesday and called it “silly” and outlandish. “It’s a silly plan. That’s…

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US Immigration Agency to Slash Overseas Presence

The U.S. immigration agency plans to significantly reduce its presence abroad, according to an internal e-mail seen by Reuters and current and former U.S. officials, in an effort to shift resources to domestic offices that took some career officials by surprise. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which operates under…

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Allegedly Used SAT Cheating Scheme to Improve Her Child’s Score

by Neetu Chandak   Federal officials charged several people, including two TV stars, for their alleged involvement in a nationwide college entrance bribery scheme. “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman was part of the test cheating scheme to help her oldest daughter improve her SAT scores, according to a court document…

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Commentary: Here Are Five Hysterical Environmentalist Claims in Modern History

by Jarret Stepman   Peddlers of the Green New Deal know that the only way for their radical agenda to become reality is if Americans buy into the wildest claims of climate extremists. It’s clear that some of the most enthusiastic supporters of this radical agenda are young people. This…

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We Build the Wall, Inc. in Ohio: ‘You, Sherrod Brown, are Complicit in the Death of This Lady’s Daughter’

CINCINNATI, Ohio – We Build the Wall, Inc., an organization launched by triple-amputee veteran Brian Kolfage, hosted its second town hall Tuesday night in downtown Cincinnati. Kolfage drew national media attention in December for launching a GoFundMe page to help pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall, and has now…

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