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GLAAD Report hits Hollywood decline in LGBT representation on big screen

Not everyone was thrilled when Walt Disney Studios included a gay character in last year’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast,” but for LGBT activists that was only the beginning.

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p>GLAAD has released its sixth annual Studio Responsibility Index, analyzing the seven top-grossing studios for positive representations of gay …

Google, Facebook ad policy aids Ireland's abortion backers ahead vote, critics say

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p>A move by Facebook and Google to restrict political advertising ahead of Ireland’s fiercely contested abortion referendum Friday has outraged critics, who call it the latest example of the social media giants’ power to put a heavy digital thumb on the electoral scales — even when they strive not to …

Sam Blackledge, valedictorian, says high school ordered him to cut all mentions of Jesus from speech

A recent graduate of West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois, is exploring legal options after school officials allegedly ordered him to remove all mentions of Jesus Christ from his commencement speech.

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p>Sam Blackledge, 18, told Fox News this week that he “wanted to cry” after he was forced to …

Eye-popping surge of illegal immigrants abducting children

The government warned federal judges in 2016 that their attempts to create a catch-and-release policy for illegal immigrant families would lead to children being “abducted” by migrants hoping to pose as families to take advantage.

The court brushed aside those worries and imposed catch-and-release anyway.

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p>Two years later, children are …

Donald Trump: Taxpayers won't be forced to subsidize abortions

President Trump said his administration was making history Tuesday night with a new proposed rule banning health-care providers that offer abortion services from receiving federal funding, as he called on supporters to vote against Democratic senators who are blocking pro-life legislation.

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p>Speaking at the annual Susan B. Anthony List awards …

Boy Scouts to provide condoms at upcoming World Jamboree

The Boy Scouts will reportedly provide condoms at the upcoming World Scout Jamboree.

The World Organization of Scouting Movement handbook requires the host organization to “ensure that condoms are readily and easily accessible for all participants and [International Service Team staff] at a number of locations on the site.”

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Dana Loesch, NRA spokeswoman, suggests redirecting Planned Parenthood's funding to school safety

National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch says we should defund Planned Parenthood and direct the abortion giant’s annual $500 million budget toward improving school safety.

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p>”We need to make sure that we’re funding security measures,” Ms. Loesch said Tuesday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” “How about we take the …

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