US Arms Sales to Taiwan Are Right Thing to Do.

The United States on Sept. 24 announced a new set of arms sales to Taiwan. Valued at $330 million, this sale comprises mainly spare parts and equipment to support Taiwan’s air force, including its F-16s and C-130s. This marks the second major arms sale to Taiwan by the Trump administration, following a $1.4 billion sale in … Continue reading US Arms Sales to Taiwan Are Right Thing to Do.

A Judge Will Likely Rule Against Obamacare. Here’s What Should Happen Next.

A federal judge is expected to rule soon on whether Obamacare’s individual mandate is constitutional without a tax penalty to enforce it, and if it is not, whether the rest of Obamacare’s provisions (including its insurance regulations) are no longer operative. If the judge rules against Obamacare, as many predict, brace yourself for a tsunami … Continue reading A Judge Will Likely Rule Against Obamacare. Here’s What Should Happen Next.

Abortion in US Reaches Lowest Level on Record

The pro-life movement had a good year in 2015: Fewer American women reported having abortions than at any other time since abortion was legalized in the U.S., according to a new government report. Using the most recent data available, the abortion surveillance report published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows 638,169 … Continue reading Abortion in US Reaches Lowest Level on Record

DC to Ban Plastic Straws in Churches and Day Care Centers, Impose Fines

The District of Columbia is set to implement a new ban on single-use plastic straws and coffee stirrers. Poised to take effect Jan. 1, the prohibition is not limited only to restaurants and bars, but also churches, day care centers, and other entities in the city. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is recommending the use instead … Continue reading DC to Ban Plastic Straws in Churches and Day Care Centers, Impose Fines

A family member speaks: Before the tragedy at Jonestown, the people of Peoples Temple had a dream

When people hear the word “Jonestown,” they usually think of horror and death. Located in the South American country of Guyana, the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project was supposed to be the religious group’s “promised land.” In 1977 almost 1,000 Americans had moved to Jonestown, as it was called, hoping to create a new life. Instead, … Continue reading A family member speaks: Before the tragedy at Jonestown, the people of Peoples Temple had a dream

3 ethical reasons for vaccinating your children

Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination is crystal clear – vaccinations are extremely safe. Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. As … Continue reading 3 ethical reasons for vaccinating your children

POLLS: Voters oppose preexisting condition coverage when told the costs

Days before the 2018 midterms, 68% of voters say that health care is very or extremely important to how they plan to vote in this year’s elections, according to a new Cato 2018 Health Care Survey of 2,498 Americans. These numbers are driven primarily by Democratic voters with 86% who say this issue is especially important to … Continue reading POLLS: Voters oppose preexisting condition coverage when told the costs