• Don’t Ignore the Grave Danger Unaccompanied Illegal Alien Children Face, Idaho Lawmaker Says

    Don’t Ignore the Grave Danger Unaccompanied Illegal Alien Children Face, Idaho Lawmaker Says

    Rep. Raul Labrador asked reporters and congressional staffers at a Thursday press conference, “If you were parents, would you send your child hundreds and hundreds of miles with [human] traffickers … that are evil people, that are doing harm to them during the trip?”

    “So, don’t just think about the kids in the detention facilities, think about all of the children [traveling to the border],” said Labrador, R-Idaho, a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.

    Ahead of the first of two House votes on immigration legislation addressing both border security and the legal process for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, Labrador expressed concern that if a tough immigration reform bill is not put in place, more and more children seeking asylum will be injured, sexually assaulted, or even killed on their journey to the border. READ MORE...

  • 60,000 ‘Dreamers’ Arrested but Allowed to Stay in US

    60,000 ‘Dreamers’ Arrested but Allowed to Stay in US

    About 60,000 illegal immigrants protected from deportation have been arrested but allowed to remain in the United States, including 10 accused of murder, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday.

    The numbers cover the so-called Dreamers, illegal immigrants who are allowed to work in the U.S. and are shielded from deportation under an Obama administration program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

    L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, told “Fox & Friends” exclusively that the 59,786 arrests—about 8 percent of DACA recipients—fell into categories ranging from “driving-related” offenses to drug-related crimes. READ MORE...

  • With Knife Crimes on Rise, British Judge Calls for Duller Kitchen Knives

    With Knife Crimes on Rise, British Judge Calls for Duller Kitchen Knives

    A veteran British judge says Britons should round off the tips of their large kitchen knives as a way to cut down on the rising number of knife attacks in England, which has strict gun controls.

    Judge Nicholas Madge made his proposal at his recent retirement ceremony after 77 knife-related incidents, including three deaths, occurred in Bedfordshire, England, over the prior two months, The Telegraph newspaper reported.

    “Why do we need 8-inch or 10-inch kitchen knives with points?” Madge said at the May 25 event. “Butchers and fishmongers do, but how often, if at all, does a domestic chef use the point of an 8-inch or 10-inch knife? Rarely, if at all.” READ MORE...

  • Government Agency Funds 'Trans Theater Works' With Taxpayer Dollars

    Government Agency Funds ‘Trans Theater Works’ With Taxpayer Dollars

    In funding theatrical productions aimed at increasing acceptance of transgender people the National Endowment for the Arts runs the risk of reigniting a long-dormant debate over federal spending on controversial arts projects that in the past prompted calls in Congress for the defunding of the NEA.

    Critics, however, say the federal government shouldn’t be in the business of  “promotion of a controversial ideology.”

    “The NEA is far out there on the [left side] of the ideological spectrum, and it is using federal dollars to support its main agenda,” said Emilie Kao, director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation. READ MORE...

  • Korean War Veteran Fights, Wins Battle to Restore Iowa Town’s US Flag

    Korean War Veteran Fights, Wins Battle to Restore Iowa Town’s US Flag

    An elderly Korean War veteran and a few hundred dollars were all it took to get the City Council of Independence, Iowa, to reverse its decisions to stop flying the city’s most prominent American flag and not to keep its welcome sign illuminated.

    Before Memorial Day, after waiting for others to step up and fund the town’s landmarks after the City Council voted unanimously on April 30 not to, Bill Coulter took matters into his own hands and offered to pay for their upkeep.

    “They said ‘Welcome to Independence’ was too expensive to operate,” Coulter said of the electric bill in an interview on the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” morning program on Tuesday. “I went to find out how expensive the bill was. It was $10 a month.” READ MORE...