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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Thousands protest Iran deal as John Kerry addresses Congress

As Secretary of State John Kerry addressed Congress on President Obama’s Iranian nuclear deal Wednesday, thousands took to the streets to protest. Tensions rose between Democrats and Republicans as Kerry said More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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70 Seasons of the NBA: Key Moments in NBA History

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the premiere professional men’s basketball league in the entire world. Founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America, the league adopted the NBA name More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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3 more dead, child on shooter shot as Chicago shootings continue over weekend

The violence continues to be out of control in Chicago as three men have been killed and at least 31 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night. A 12-year-old was shot in the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Chipotle responds to San Francisco minimum wage hike with higher prices

In San Francisco, where the minimum wage was recently raised, the popular Chipotle responded by raising prices, causing confusion among the supporters of the wage hike. With beef prices souring, a rise in wages More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Chicago’s weekend death toll rises to 15, over 80 injured as Confederate flag debate distracts the public

Authorities have updated the reported violence in Chicago over the holiday weekend, which once again garnered national attention after more than 80 people were shot, at least 15 of them fatally. “It’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Judge rules that Illinois budget crisis will result in state employees not being paid

While Illinois’ Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner battles Democrats, who control the Legislature, to approve a budget, the state may not continue to pay state workers in full, according a Cook County ruling today. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Court strikes down Planned Parenthood lawsuit over abortion clinic in Illinois business zone

The Illinois Appellate Court, Second Judicial District, has overturned a lower court’s dismissal of a zoning and fraud lawsuit brought by the Thomas More Society on behalf of Fox Valley Families Against Planned More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Vince Vaughn talks ‘True Detective’ season 2 in new Cigar Aficionado

Best known for his buddy comedies, Vince Vaughn will leap into drama this summer with the premiere of season two of HBO’sTrue Detective. He sits down with Cigar Aficionado to reveal his serious side, discussing More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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City of Chicago loses another battle to shutdown ministry in former YMCA building

For the second time, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit has ruled against the city of Chicago and in favor of an inner-city ministry. The nearly 10-year old case started in the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Russia blamed for IRS ‘hack’ as details emerge

The Internal Revenue Service reportedly believes that the recent major cyber breach which allowed criminals to steal the tax returns of more than 100,000 people originated in Russia, Rep. Peter Roskam confirmed More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Navy reverses course, supports religious minorities

Only days after Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty and other groups expressed concern over the Navy’s dismissal of religious volunteers tending to the spiritual needs of young recruits, the command at the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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BBQ Pitmasters All-Stars brings back the hit competition in May

Fire up those grills and get the smokers ready! Destination America has ordered up another mouth-watering season of the hit competition series BBQ PIMASTERS with BBQ PITMASTERS ALL-STARS premiering Thursday, May More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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US Supreme Court hears arguments on marriage protection

In the wake of today’s historic oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Chicago-based Thomas More Society calls attention to the friend of the court (amicus curiae) brief which it filed earlier on behalf More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Judge rules ‘Islamophobic’ ‘Killing Jews is worship’ ad protected as free speech

While cake makers can’t refuse participation in activities against their religion and students in California are told they cannot wear US flag shirt during Cinco de Mayo, an ad which reads “Killing Jews More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Daniel Podolsky, refuses to alter shirt with profanity, kicked off flight,

A New York college student was recently kicked off a flight back home after he wore a t-shirt bearing profanity and refused multiple options to cover the wording. Of course, the initial reports indicated that the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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North Dakota schools discriminate against pro-life clubs

Fargo School District No. 1 Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schatz has received a demand letter from the Thomas More Society, a Chicago-based public interest law firm, on behalf of students Brigid O’Keefe of Fargo North More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Transcript: Rand Paul announces 2016 Presidential run speech

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul launched his presidential campaign in Louisville Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Here is a transcript of his speech (via Time) “I have a message, a message that is loud and clear and does not More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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#ProLifeGoodFriday rally details emerge for Chicago, Illinois areas

As Christians worldwide mark the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 3, 2015, Chicago area residents will engage in prayer and meditation with the Pro-Life Action League in The Way of the Cross to commemorate More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Arkansas joins Indiana with ‘religious freedom’ bill, critics call for ‘inclusion’

Arkansas lawmakers approved a religious-freedom bill similar to the one recently passed in Indiana. The move Tuesday sparked critics claiming increased discrimination towards homosexuals as protests and backlash More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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#Prolifegoodfriday: Protests, vigils at Planned Parenthood, abortion clinics

As Christians worldwide mark the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 3, 2015, the Pro-Life Action League leads believers across America in The Way of the Cross for Victims of Abortion, commemorating the More...

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