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Civil Union bill does not provide enough protection for opponents

Supporters of the civil union bill currently being debated in the Colorado state legislature attempt to portray the issue as one of fairness, while opponents say it undermines traditional marriage; however there is a major issue with the bill that … Continue reading

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“Gays” still pressing for govt. approval

by Peter Grady —   An attorney says a bill introduced in Congress that would provide same gender pairs Social Security benefits violates the spirit and intent of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). DOMA which passed with wide bi-partisan … Continue reading

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Calif. Lawmaker wants ship named after sexual predator

by Peter Grady — A pro-family leader in California said a Democratic mayoral candidate is engaging “political pandering” by wanting to name a ship after a late homosexual politician. Congressman Bob Filner (D), from San Diego, is asking the Navy … Continue reading

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Sen. takes on Obama over abstinence education

by Peter Grady —   While the Obama administration supports eugenicist founded Planned Parenthood, while eschewing abstinence education, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) has introduced legislation to restore funding for abstinence programs. The Abstinence Education Reallocation Act mirrors HR 2874 … Continue reading

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Muslim group wants Somalia free of Christians

by Peter Grady — Al Shabab, a Muslim group in Somalia, wants to rid the country of all Christians and is specifically going after Christian converts from Islam. The group which recently partnered with al Qaeda desires to implement Sharia … Continue reading

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Dems pass illegal alien tuition bill in state Senate

by Matt Lacy – A bill that would grant illegal aliens lower tuition rates than other US citizens passed the Colorado state Senate Monday on a strict party-line vote. The bill passed 20- 14 without a single Republican voting in … Continue reading

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AP head hints at type of campaign coverage to expect in local outlets

by Jack Minor– An analyst with a media watchdog group says the chairman of the Associated Press sent strong signals as to the type of coverage to expect by the majority of media outlets this campaign season. The Associated Press … Continue reading

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Congressman Gardner gives money back to government

by Jack Minor – In what might seem like an unusual move for a government official, Rep. Cory Gardner announced today he would be returning $218,274 from his Congressional office budget to the United States Treasury. “With a debt of … Continue reading

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An open letter to Greeley Gazette readers

Dear Greeley Gazette reader, How often do you hear people complain about the liberal media? I don’t know about you, but I hear it all the time not just from friends, but from people I encounter while conducting business and … Continue reading

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Terrible 10 of ObamaCare, think tank says public has good reason to oppose legislation

by Matt Lacy — While much of the reporting critical of the president’s health care plan has focused on the individual mandate, The Heritage Foundation has issued a new report called “The 10 terrible provisions of Obama care that you … Continue reading

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Pope calls on US bishops to stand firm against “gay” marriage legislation

by Matt Lacy — Taking aim at attempts to legalize “gay” marriage in states around the country, Pope Benedict denounced the “powerful political and cultural currents” seeking to legalize “gay” marriage in the United States. Just this year, two states … Continue reading

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Obama care to feature mandatory premiums for abortion

by Matt Lacy — A brief filed with the Supreme Court opposing ObamaCare reveals that in addition to forcing Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine, they must also pay a surcharge to fund abortions. The brief was … Continue reading

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Dismissal of charges against Muslim assaulting atheist proves need for anti-sharia laws

Gabriel by Jack Minor — The recent decision by Pennsylvania Judge Mark Martin to throw out assault charges against a Muslim man who assaulted an atheist who insulted his faith reveals the need for anti-sharia laws, a pro-national defense activist … Continue reading

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School rejected faith-based student’s community service

by Peter Grady – The Alliance Defense Fund is helping an honor student in Alexandria, Virginia after she was denied community service credit because her volunteering was faith-based rather than secular in nature. Matt Sharp, litigation counsel with the ADF, … Continue reading

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Colo. Springs church split reveals divisiveness of “gay” marriage issue

by Matt Lacy – The recent decision by Colorado Springs Church  that predates statehood to pull out of its denomination reveals how much of a hot button issue the debate over same-sex  marriage is becoming in Christian circles. Last Sunday … Continue reading

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Greeley schools on track to comply with proposed legislation to eliminate all trans-fats

by Jack Minor – The Greeley/Evans school district would not have any problem meeting the requirements of a proposed bill that would be the strictest in the nation by banning all trans-fat from school lunchrooms and buildings. Sen. Lucia Guzman … Continue reading

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State Senate approves tuition break for illegals

by Matt Lacy – On a party line vote, the Democratic-controlled Colorado Senate approved a bill that would give a special tuition rate for illegal aliens living in the state. While other states have passed legislation granting illegals within their … Continue reading

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Trump says won’t run if Romney nominee, might if nomination goes to another

by Peter Grady – In a possible attempt to persuade Republican voters, Donald Trump has still held out the possibility of running as an independent if the Republican’s don’t pick the “right candidate.” Last Thursday, Donald Trump told a group … Continue reading

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Longmont, Denver mayors join group supporting same-sex marriage

by Jack Minor – The mayors of two major cities along the Front Range are part of a group calling for legalization of same-sex marriage throughout the country. At the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday, a … Continue reading

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Unemployment remains above 8 percent for 35 consecutive months

by Matt Lacy – The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that unemployment numbers have remained above 8 percent for 35 consecutive months. While the media and the Obama administration have touted the numbers as sign … Continue reading

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Loophole could force Colorado churches to open facilities for same-sex civil unions

by Jack Minor – A recent decision by a judge in Hawaii could open the door for churches in Colorado to be forced to allow same-sex couples to use their facilities for civil unions. In February, Hawaii passed a law … Continue reading

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Obama wants another $1.2 trillion

by Peter Grady – Just months after Congress and the President went through a difficult fight over raising the debt limit, Obama is  asking to raise the limit by another $1.2 trillion. Last summer, Republican members of the house who … Continue reading

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Personhood to be a game changer in 2012 election

by Peter Grady – Despite suffering defeats at the ballot, the Personhood movement will completely change the pro-life landscape during this presidential election by forcing candidates to take a strong stand on the issue one way or the other. The … Continue reading

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Personhood USA holds Presidential Pro-Life Forum

Personhood USA is hosting a national tele-town hall meeting with the Republican presidential candidates this Tuesday evening. Individuals are encouraged by Personhood USA to sign up on their website to participate in the forum. The town hall conference will be … Continue reading

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This is victory? Iraq, Afghanistan make top 10 list for religious oppression

by Peter Grady – After 10 years of American blood being shed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the two countries are ranked in a top 10 list of countries with religious persecution. Open Doors USA, an organization dedicated to helping Christians … Continue reading

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Oakland taken to task over enforcement of “bubble law” based on Colorado statute

by Peter Grady – The city of Oakland, Calif. is being challenged for its inconsistent enforcement of a law regarding contact with women approaching an abortion clinic. The Oakland legislation was based on a bubble law that was first passed … Continue reading

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Lawmaker threatens legal action against Lowe’s for cancelling ads on Muslim show

by Matt Lacy – A recent decision by Lowe’s to stop advertising on a Muslim reality show has prompted a fierce backlash, with one California lawmaker threatening the company with legal action if they do not reinstate their ads on … Continue reading

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The Rant

by Mike McCune — It is official, the U.S. government is at war with its citizens. The war began in Washington with the passage of Senate 1867, the National Defense Authorization Bill, last week. Since we have two on-going wars, this … Continue reading

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Local Tea Party leader takes issue with Powell blaming them for problems in America

by Jack Minor – A local leader with the tea party has taken issue with statements made by former Gen. Colin Powell saying the Tea Party was to blame for the divisiveness in Washington, while omitting any similar criticism of … Continue reading

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Exposing secrets for better government

by Craig Masters — Transparency is a popular buzzword for politicians these days. But if the thick black smoke of the Wyoming state legislature’s transparency is allowed to spread south over Weld County – God help us all. According to … Continue reading

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Internet giants oppose bill that could make posting online videos a crime

by Jack Minor – Two bills in Congress have sparked a fierce backlash after critics say it could make it a felony for parents to post a video of their children singing a copyrighted song. The House sponsored Stop Online … Continue reading

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Jobs bill “repeals” 11th Amendment

  by Jack Minor – The President’s jobs bill would effectively repeal the 11th Amendment for any state that receives federal funding anytime after the bill becomes law. During the healthcare bill, Nancy Pelosi said Congress needed to pass the … Continue reading

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DNC, Obama sued for record of racism and violating black civil rights

by Jack Minor – A black researcher and best-selling author has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee and President Barack Obama, alleging the party has engaged in a systematic policy of racism over the years. The lawsuit … Continue reading

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Tancredo calls for Congress to conduct impeachment probe

    by Jack Minor –   Former Congressman Tom Tancredo has given Congress a list of 12 items that he says would call for Obama’s impeachment if verified to have occurred.   In a Sept. 9 column, the former … Continue reading

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Government remedy for low CSAP scores: Just eliminate requirements

    by Jack Minor  — The federal government has proposed a remedy for the low CSAP scores in District 6, just eliminate the testing requirements. State CSAP scores were released last Wednesday. The results showed a 4 percent drop … Continue reading

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