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On this day in 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passes the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery in America. The amendment read, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude…shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”
Read more at History.com
The 13th amendment passed 119 to 56, seven votes above the necessary two-thirds majority. The amendment was supported by 100% of the Republican members–88 votes, and included 16 Democrats, and 15 third-party representatives.
All 56 votes against the Amendment were from Democrats.
The silence of the so-called ‘feminists’
Where are the girls? The answer should shame us all. Abortion for sex selection is practised so regularly in this country that it’s led to a shortfall in the population of girls. Thousands are “missing”, especially in certain immigrant communities. Aborting babies because they are female has been widespread in India and China for generations: there are as many as 120 boys for every 100 girls there. Now the practice has come to distort British demography – and values.
Sex-selective abortion remains a crime in Britain, but, as the Telegraph investigation last year revealed, it is increasingly common. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has ruled that guidance for doctors in this area should be updated – but did not prosecute the two doctors exposed in the Telegraph investigation.
When parents can abort a baby because it’s a girl, they are guilty of the worst kind of sexism. Rape, porn, the tyranny of beauty that compels little girls to perform plastic surgery to attain perfection: these are nothing in comparison to the mindset that will not allow for girls to be conceived in the first place.
Read more by Cristina Odone at blogs.telegraph.co.uk
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Commemorating the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, on January 27, 1945.
RNC chief’s shrewd strategy aids presidential election process
A remarkable revolution has taken place quietly but certainly in the process of electing a candidate for president.
For the first time since the rise of the television networks, the center of power in conducting the national conversation of presidential politics has shifted from the news media to the political party. That remarkable achievement has been driven by years of hard work, shrewd strategy and courageous decisions led by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus.
The scale of the change is truly historic.
Read more by Newt Gingrich at WashingtonTimes.com
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