America’s car crash epidemic

Driving is the most dangerous thing most Americans do every day. Virtually every American knows someone who’s been injured in a car crash, and each year cars kill about as many people as guns and severely injure millions.
It’s a public health crisis in any year, and somehow, the pandemic has only made it more acute. Even as Americans have been driving less in the past year or so, car crash deaths (including both occupants of vehicles and pedestrians) have surged.

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Andy Puzder: Biden ignores science on abortion – he follows the politics on question of when life begins

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The Supreme Court recently declined on procedural grounds to enjoin a Texas law prohibiting abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy. The court stated unequivocally that its decision was  “not based on any conclusion about the constitutionality of Texas’s law.”  
Nonetheless, President Biden immediately decried the decision as “an unprecedented assault on a woman’s constitutional rights under Roe v. Wade.” Well, it was certainly better than talking about Afghanistan, the jobs numbers, inflation or the border.

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Conservative Baptist Pastor Sees “No Credible Religious Argument” Against Vaccines

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The Biden administration recently announced a widespread vaccine mandate. While the guidelines will encourage more federal workers and health care staff to seek the shots, they’ve also pushed some of the last vaccine holdouts to seek religious exemptions, whether or not they actually needed them. But these objectors might run into some unexpected trouble—some big-name church leaders are not signing off on the exemptions.

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Why Does America Lag Behind the World on Unborn Life?

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The first inalienable right mentioned in the Declaration of Independence is the right to life. Yet America, which enshrines that right in our founding document, does a worse job of protecting unborn life than most other countries. The Supreme Court now has a chance to begin ending this injustice and ensuring that America lives up to its promise.  
We’re both shocked at how far the U.S. falls short in protecting life. We’ve spent the better part of our careers striving to change that.

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Do We Really Need New Anti-Asian Hate Crime Laws?

In March, a man opened fire at Young’s Asian Massage, just north of Atlanta. Later, he shot up two more Atlanta-area Asian spas. All told, eight people were killed. Six of them were Asian women.
Was this a hate crime?
Clearly, it targeted a certain sort of business. In the immediate aftermath, people chalked the killings up to anti-Asian sentiment. Many were quick to implicate the Trump administration’s anti-Chinese rhetoric during the COVID-19 pandemic. After all, the shootings came amid a much-discussed uptick in alleged anti-Asian crimes.

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You Can Have Black “Friends” and Still Be Racist

We’ve all heard it: “Some of my best friends are Black.” It’s usually a white person trying to explain or justify a racist action or comment or behavior or overall attitude. Now, if you’re Black, you know it’s usually a lie, that these Black “best friends” include the guy who takes your order at Starbucks, or a college roommate you haven’t spoken to in a decade, or the woman in the cubicle next to you at the office whose name you’re not quite sure of.

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You Can Have Black “Friends” and Still Be Racist

We’ve all heard it: “Some of my best friends are Black.” It’s usually a white person trying to explain or justify a racist action or comment or behavior or overall attitude. Now, if you’re Black, you know it’s usually a lie, that these Black “best friends” include the guy who takes your order at Starbucks, or a college roommate you haven’t spoken to in a decade, or the woman in the cubicle next to you at the office whose name you’re not quite sure of.

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You Can Have Black “Friends” and Still Be Racist

We’ve all heard it: “Some of my best friends are Black.” It’s usually a white person trying to explain or justify a racist action or comment or behavior or overall attitude. Now, if you’re Black, you know it’s usually a lie, that these Black “best friends” include the guy who takes your order at Starbucks, or a college roommate you haven’t spoken to in a decade, or the woman in the cubicle next to you at the office whose name you’re not quite sure of.

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Space X’s Motley Crew Proves They Have the Right Stuff

Many thousands of people touch down in Florida every day. But no other civilians have ever done it the way that Jared Isaacson, Haley Arcenaux, Chris Sembroski and Sian Proctor did at precisely 7:06 p.m. on Saturday, splashing down from space into the Atlantic. They were the crew aboard SpaceX flight Inspiration4, the first non-professionals to orbit the Earth for three days, and at a height of 366 miles, higher than the International Space Station. John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth in 1962, reached a height of just 162 miles.

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Making kids under 6 mask isn’t science, it’s child abuse

Gov. Kathy Hochul has gone ahead and ordered masking not just for all schoolchildren but for tots age 2 and up in day care. This is, without question, not just senseless but positively harmful.
There’s plenty to debate in many anti-COVID measures, but children under 6, without question, should not mask.
Yes, the Centers for Disease Control bureaucrats — with the White House pushing for advice that will please the teachers unions — recommend masking for all schoolkids (and faculty), even down to preschool. But the World Health Organization says under-6s shouldn’t mask.

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