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Is Obama’s immigration plan reasonable?

Executive authority on immigration has bipartisan precedents.
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What’s this about Net Neutrality? Is it a good thing?

It means more regulation of Internet prices and services.
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Vatican marriage conference hears top scholars, global clergy

This extremely diverse group was unified by their profound, fundamental belief in the definition of marriage, and its importance.
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Baby gryphon hatches from blue stone

A simple fantasy story.
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Gridlock on the domestic front often leads to rash decisions abroad.
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A British rabbi's brilliant speech on the history of marriage.
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Pope Francis hosts high level conference on marriage

This follows the recent ‘Extraordinary Synod on the Family’, and it’s truly extraordinary.
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A donor dad story that shows the power of biological ties.
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India’s war on women turns deadly

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Vatican hosts conference on traditional marriage next week

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