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In 2013 a staggering 662,483 unauthorised immigrants were apprehended in the US. Almost two thirds were from Mexico, and most would be considered economic migrants.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 28/07/2015 - 4 comments
The US Senate will vote soon on legislation that would de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
by Babette Francis - 28/07/2015 - 10 comments
The lack of an intelligent and compassionate national conversation about Muslims and Islam by the politicians and in the media has fueled Islamophobia and anti-Islamic movements like Reclaim Australia.
by Alice Aslan - 27/07/2015 - 50 comments
Many of the cases brought under Australian law give rise to controversy over the right of free speech and to the degree that is thought reasonable and justified in restricting that right in the interests of public good.
by John de Meyrick - 27/07/2015 - 7 comments
But why should we be surprised or shocked by the discovery that fetal tissue was actively sought by medical researchers?
by Peter Sellick - 24/07/2015 - 74 comments
The rarity of mass shootings is almost certainly a direct result of the gun buyback.
by Andrew Leigh - 23/07/2015 - 93 comments
One is in favour of speech for views one despises for otherwise one is not in favour of free speech.
by Marko Beljac - 20/07/2015 - 30 comments
It may be that some in the suicide prevention area actively or tacitly support euthanasia; but it is also just as likely, perhaps more likely, that the whole autonomy question bound up with the emotive context of serious illness creates dissonance.
by Paul Russell - 16/07/2015 - 12 comments
Hacking Team has sold its offensive products to Sudan even though the United Nations has placed an embargo on the country.
by Murray Hunter - 14/07/2015 - 10 comments
The wives are taken out to dinner to be told their husbands have fallen in love with each other and want to get married. They are old, over 70, but they have been at it for years.
by Patricia Edgar - 13/07/2015 - 11 comments
The espoused 'equal love' cry is not an argument for monogamous life-long marriages, but an argument for embracing any kind of genuinely loving relationship as marriage.
by Murray Campbell - 10/07/2015 - 14 comments
Unless the matter of same-sex unions is carefully determined in the rush of politicians falling over themselves to declare their support for its legal recognition in Australia, it is likely to end in something no one likes.
by John de Meyrick - 9/07/2015 - 13 comments


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