If Riley Gaines had it to do over again, the All-American swimmer says she'd have never raced against Lia Thomas. It would've meant giving up everything she'd trained for - but some things, she's decided, are more important than titles. "I believe everything happened for a reason, but I wish I realized what a slippery slope this was when we were told to smile and step aside so a man could have our place at the podium," Riley insisted. "My actions would be different now, and I wouldn't compete. I know it's easier said than done, but sacrifices are necessary for the greater good."
After engaging in the most rapid prosecution of the pro-life movement in a decade, the Biden administration's Justice Department promised to continue prosecuting pro-life advocates "creatively and aggressively" and lamented "the devastation wrought by the Dobbs decision."
"I see blinking lights everywhere I turn," said FBI Director Christopher Wray during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. The director was not disclosing a vision disability but responding to a question about the elevated threat of terrorism following Hamas's October 7 terror attack on Israel. Among other vulnerabilities, Wray pointed to the wide-open southwest border - a problem which House Republicans want to solve but which Senate Democrats refuse to address.
A pair of arsonists who burned down a fast-food restaurant during the 2020 Black Lives Matter riots are only being given a $500 fine and no jail time. Chisom Kingston and Natalie Hanna White pleaded guilty last week to two counts of first-degree arson and one count of conspiracy to commit arson related to an Atlanta-area Wendy's they torched in June of 2020. The pair were sentenced to five years on probation, 150 hours of community service, and a $500 fine.
The American magazine Foreign Affairs published an article on November 30 jointly authored by Bonnie Glaser, Jessica Weiss, and Thomas Christensen. The piece called for the U.S. to "make clear that it opposes any unilateral change to the status quo" and to oppose any attempt by the Chinese Communist Party to take over Taiwan or any attempt from Taiwan to pursue independence. This is terrible advice.
The nation's top law enforcement agency planted agents in Catholic parishes and interviewed at least one priest as part of an effort to spy on American Catholics, according to a new congressional report.