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Jul
2017
July 5, 2017
IFI Staff
  Government shouldn’t get to decide if innocent people live or die. For the last several months, Charlie Gard has captured the hearts and prompted the prayers of millions as he fights a condition called mitochondrial depletion syndrome – an illness that doctors in the U.K. have diagnosed as terminal. Shortly after diagnosis, citing unavoidable death, the hospital made the decision – on behalf of Charlie’s parents and without their consent – to remove life support. Then, in a shocking concurrence, the United...
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28
Jun
2017
June 28, 2017
IFI Staff
The United States Supreme Court made big news this week – and much of it was favorable. First, in a 7-2 decision, the Court sided with religious institutions in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comey. The case, which was largely seen as another major test for the survival of religious freedom, centered on whether or not Trinity Lutheran Church could be denied federal dollars meant to improve safety at its school’s playground – simply because the playground was run by a religious...
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21
Jun
2017
June 21, 2017
IFI Staff
  We’re approaching another opportunity to defund Planned Parenthood in the U.S. Senate. In fact, a vote is likely within the next couple of weeks. Planned Parenthood – the nation’s leading provider of abortions – receives over half a billion dollars per year in taxpayer funding. Time and time again, the organization has proven that they only care about preserving their ability to profit off abortions and pay big salaries, and not in providing women’s healthcare, as they claim....
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Jun
2017
June 14, 2017
IFI Staff
  “An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.”   Those were among the first words spoken by House Speaker Paul Ryan Wednesday morning following the horrific attack at a practice for this Thursday’s Congressional charity baseball game.   Paul Ryan’s statement produced an outcome rarely seen in the Capitol chambers – applause from both sides of the aisle. It was, in fact, one of the first times since the election of Donald Trump that both Republicans and Democrats were unified for any reason....
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