Liberals hope to finally oust anti-abortion Democrat

The effort to defeat Rep. Dan Lipinski, who represents part of Chicago and its southwest suburbs, is drawing presidential contenders and the state’s top Democratic leaders. And if liberals succeed in ousting the self-proclaimed moderate, it would leave just two House Democrats who oppose abortion rights.

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Capitol briefs for Feb. 20, 2020: Bill expanding parental rights around vaccines, post-birth practices fails

A bill expanding parental rights around vaccinations and post-birth preferences was voted down in the House Children, Youth and Family Services Committee on Wednesday. The bill’s original intent was to let parents decide what injections, bathing practices and vaccines their newborns would receive, and to add specific language stating that no minors could receive vaccines without parental consent.

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Two Years On, Where Has Same-Sex Marriage Taken Australia?

A couple years back during that postal plebiscite, 62 percent of Australians voted to legalise same-sex marriage.

During the debate, many warned that if marriage were redefined, a host of injustices would follow. People of faith could lose their jobs, gender-fluid teaching might take over schools, and the freedom to hold a dissenting view would disappear.

Those in favour of same-sex marriage dismissed this as fear-mongering. They insisted that the plebiscite was only about the freedom of loving couples to marry. It was a false ‘slippery slope’ argument, they said, to suggest that other negative consequences could follow.

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