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After serving as vice president of the United States, Mike Pence created a new organization dedicated to promoting and defending the policies he championed during his four years in office.
To lead this new organization, he tapped Paul Teller, a veteran of Capitol Hill who worked for Pence and President Donald Trump in the White House. Teller is now executive director of Advancing American Freedom.
The Food and Drug Administration has permanently changed its restrictions on abortion drugs. Following an official rule change in early January, women no longer need to see a doctor in person to be prescribed chemical abortion pills. The move, according to OB-GYN Dr. Ingrid Skop, is opening women up to the “Wild West” of abortion.
Not long into the pandemic in 2020, Fox News meteorologist Janice Dean lost both her mother-in-law and father-in-law to COVID-19. They had been staying in nursing homes in New York. Months later, Dean would discover that it was likely the actions of then-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that led to the deaths of her in-laws.
Stacy Washington wants to tear down the wall separating religion and politics. Her book, “Eternally Cancel Proof: A Guide for Courageous Christians Navigating the Political Battlefront,” chronicles her journey as a Christian and her own conversion from the political Left to conservatism.
Washington is host of the popular show “Stacy on the Right,” which airs weeknights from 9 p.m. to midnight ET on SiriusXM’s Patriot Channel 125.
Classified documents from Joe Biden’s time as vice president were found Nov. 2, six days before the midterm elections, in Biden’s private office at the Penn Biden Center in Washington. The Biden administration didn’t announce the discovery, which was reported first Monday by CBS News.
Biden commented briefly Tuesday, saying he was “surprised to learn that there were any government records that were taken there to that office.”
America is suffering from a pandemic that is not a virus, it “is a pandemic of fatherlessness.” That’s according to Pastor Kris Vallotton, author of the new book, “Up Rising: The Epic Battle for the Most Fatherless Generation in History.”
Fentanyl is 50 times stronger than heroin. How strong is that? It’s so strong that it only takes 2 milligrams—the equivalent of four grains of salt—to kill you, according to a former federal drug enforcement agent. Put another way, he says, 1 gram of fentanyl could potentially kill 500 people.
“We got to make sure we understand that there’s obviously illicit fentanyl, which is what we’re seeing all over America now. But the legal fentanyl that’s made is a very powerful opioid, a synthetic opioid that is made to help people with pain,” says Derek Maltz, a retired special agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration. “And like I said, it’s used in [intravenous] drips for cancer patients and people with severe back pain. And that’s the stuff that is prescribed by doctors in hospitals.”