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Marriage: Happier For Those Who Did Not Cohabitate First

August 20, 2019

By Julie Tisdale, Contributor Recently I saw an announcement on Facebook that caught my eye due to both the content and the phrasing. My friend announced to the world that the amazing guy who’d been just a casual friend a year ago was about to move in with her. She’d been pleasantly surprised by the…

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Young Men, Alienation And Mass Shootings

August 13, 2019

Across the nation, Americans are shocked and grieved following two recent shooting sprees. Mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio have taken at least 31 precious lives and broken countless hearts. John Stonestreet of “Breakpoint”, the Christian worldview radio program, has authored an insightful piece on these tragic events. Stonestreet digs beneath questions…

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Gambling Opportunities Grow Amidst Call For Study

July 23, 2019

This month, the State of New York has seen two new developments that will have a significant effect on the gambling industry. The first is the beginning of legalized sports betting at one upstate New York casino, and the second is the state’s “decision to commission a study examining every aspect of gambling in New…

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U.S. Department of Justice Declines to Pursue Eric Garner Case

July 23, 2019

Zechariah 7:9: “Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother.” On July 16, 2019, U.S. Attorney Richard P. Donoghue announced that the Department of Justice would not pursue criminal charges in connection with the death of Eric Garner. Mr. Garner, a 43-year-old husband…

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Carmel High Holds Special Graduation

July 16, 2019

In an era of 24-hour news cycles that leave Christian New Yorkers feeling inundated with bad news, it’s nice to hear about something good that has happened in our state. Like other high schools across New York, Carmel High School recently held its graduation ceremony. For the parents of Jack Higgins, a severely autistic student…

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New York Couple Experiences In Vitro Mixup

July 16, 2019

The 2019-2020 New York State budget included legislation mandating insurance coverage for in vitro fertilization. While IVF was already legal in New York, requiring insurance companies to cover it will likely lead to more frequent use of this hazardous and morally objectionable practice. The harms that can result from IVF include harms to the health…

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The Slippery Slope To ‘Rational Suicide’

July 16, 2019

Thankfully, physician-assisted suicide has not become legal in the State of New York. In fact, legislation that would allow some patients—specifically, terminally-ill persons whose physicians have informed them that they will likely pass away within six months—to obtain lethal drugs has not even received a vote in either house of the New York State Legislature.…

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Showcase Abortion Extremism

July 8, 2019

The first presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle was held on June 26, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Ten of the 20-plus Democratic presidential candidates participated, while 10 others were scheduled to participate in another debate the following evening. While the 10 candidates offered differing views on matters like health care, foreign policy, and immigration,…

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Grows Into True Extremist

July 8, 2019

On June 23, Gov. Andrew Cuomo—not known for his humility—published an op-ed taking credit for the raft of liberal laws that passed in the 2019 legislative session. Of course, the op-ed includes potshots at so-called “extreme conservatives.” According to the Governor, “extreme conservatives” have “paralyzed” the Republican Party and prevented the GOP from going along…

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Supreme Court Rules For Sweet Cakes Couple

July 8, 2019

The Supreme Court of the United States has taken a step forward for religious liberty. Christian New Yorkers may remember Melissa and Aaron Klein, the Christian couple from Oregon that declined to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Following a claim of discrimination, the Kleins closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa (their family-owned bakery)…

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