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News: FDA Reveals New Guidelines on Blood Ban

The Advocate: FDA Reveals New Guidelines on Blood Ban Excerpt: The modification of what the FDA called an “indefinite deferral,” or ban, for all MSM stopped short of what other countries have done in lifting what the Human Rights Campaign calls a “medically and scientifically unwarranted” policy. Commentary: Unfortunately, this was not a surprise from […]

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Questions for 2016 Presidential Candidates

I recently posted this on my Twitter: What questions should we be asking of our candidates this election cycle? http://t.co/mBQjKA6Xdd #firstbudget #Election2016 — Richard Dedor (@RichardDedor) April 28, 2015 And I received a handful of responses, including: How can you make the country believe in your leadership and initiatives? What are you going to go […]

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3 Things to Know About the Estate Tax

I am a fiscal conservative but on April 22, 2015, The New York Times reported that the House had voted to repeal the Estate Tax. They said, “Republican leaders hailed the vote as a victory for farmers and small-business owners who may otherwise be forced to sell assets after the death of a spouse or […]

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Let’s Reform Education

I’ve been in discussions with teachers, educators, and community leaders for months now and we keep talking about education and education reform. I’m hearing stories about the great and challenging work teachers are doing so I wanted to pose the question to you: How would you reform education? Leave your comments on the YouTube Video […]

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The Culture War Continues

This week, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on the legality of gay marriage in this country. But not if Iowa Representative Steve King has anything to say about it. Last week King introduced a bill to bar federal courts from hearing any cases related to the definition of marriage. The Huffington Post […]