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10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

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On Wednesday July 23rd, 60 protesters converged on the steps of the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington, DC. Brandishing signs… Read More

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Over 550 Palestinians have been killed and 3,000 injured by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip since July 8. United… Read More

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This month, the highest court in the land decided two landmark cases regarding a woman's access to health care.  Monday… Read More

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