Minnesota Democrats are standing behind U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison and his bid for state attorney general, with the state party giving him an endorsement Saturday amid an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend. Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Ken Martin said in a statement that Ellison “will be a champion for families and fight to hold powerful interests accountable.” The endorsement comes after Ellison won the Democratic primary just days after Karen Monahan said Ellison had once dragged her off a bed by her feet while screaming obscenities. Ellison has denied the allegation. Monahan has said she has video footage of the 2016 encounter, but has declined to release it. Ellison says the video does not exist.
Things got violent in Seattle yesterday as a demonstration in support of Second Amendment gun-rights brought out left-wing counter-protesters, forcing dozens of police to keep the two sides separated. There was plenty of blood and mayhem. Just the way communists like it. The Washington 3 Percenters, Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer, who are all conservative patriot groups, held their ‘Liberty or Death’ rally to oppose a city gun-control initiative. Nearby a group of left-wing organizations rallied and prepared to face-off with the conservatives. You’ll be shocked that the leftists included members of the communist Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity, Radical Women, and the Freedom Socialist Party. They yelled and used cowbells and sirens in an attempt to drown out speeches from the other side. When that didn’t work, they got their violence on.
Twitter this week suspended InfoWars host Alex Jones for seven days for what it said were violations of its policies, following Facebook, YouTube, Apple, and Spotify’s simultaneous banning last week. It is not clear what prompted those platforms to suddenly take collective action, but it came about one week after Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, led a charge threatening new regulation of social media companies who cannot stop bad actors from using their platforms. Two weeks ago, on July 30, a white paper authored by Warner’s staff was leaked to Axios, which blamed major social media firms for allowing Russians to interfere with the 2016 elections and outlined 20 proposals for regulating social media firms.
The majority of young millennial women reject unrestricted abortion, refuse a “feminist” identity, and indicate trust issues with the media – according to a poll by the media. In anticipation of the upcoming midterm elections, CBS and Refinery29 teamed up for a poll concerning young American women’s voting trends and views on certain issues. They began publicizing it August 13. While some media reports of the findings focused more on the political aspects, such as the Trump Administration, the poll revealed much more. Namely, that many young women don’t fit the mold that the media and politicians often assume. More than half of the millennial women surveyed refused to identify as feminists. While 46% considered themselves feminists, 54% did not.
Forces around the world, including the United States, are taking action against Myanmar in response to disturbing claims of ethnic cleansing that has left thousands of Muslims dead and many more displaced. With the world’s attention on the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, some groups are pushing to shed light on another group of victims within the nation’s borders. A minority Christian population is also being pushed out of Myanmar or forced to live in fear of retaliation. The Nazarene Fund’s East Asia operations manager told Fox News that the Christian faith is “under direct attack” from the nation’s military. “Christians have repeatedly been singled out for rape, torture, and death over the course of this war, and that trend is continuing,” said Ephraim Mattos. Read more: https://www.westernjournal.com/world-focuses-brutalized-muslims-ignoring-forgotten-christians-country/
As California appears poised to pass a draconian bill that directly attacks your religious freedoms, it’s time for civil disobedience. The CA Senate just approved AB 2943 by a vote of 25-11. Greg Burt, Director of Capitol Engagement, California Family Council, explained the significance of AB 2943, dubbed the “Must Stay Gay” bill. He wrote, “With Thursday’s [Senate] vote, elected leaders told churches and those with biblical beliefs about gender and sexual orientation that advocating for their views could get them sued.” He continued, “This bill attacks the freedom of Christians . . . to find the services and resources from counselors, schools, and faith-based organizations that help them live out their biblical convictions regarding sexual behavior and gender identity. Shouldn’t these people have the freedom to find true joy by embracing and living out their faith without government persecution?”
Antisemitism Alert: Democrats are Bringing a New Anti-Israel Caucus to Congress – For the first time in U.S. history, Democrats will elect several new representatives to Congress in November who hold staunchly anti-Israel views. That will happen whether or not Democrats win overall, and manage to re-install Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as speaker. The anti-Israel members-of-Congress-to-be are running in solidly Democratic districts where they are certain to be elected. As such, Americans must brace for the kind of extreme anti-Israel politics that has, until now, stayed on campus, in the mosque, in Europe, and in the Third World. Despite Israel’s socialist roots, the far-left now identifies with the Palestinians, overlooking the brutality of Palestinian terror, the pervasive antisemitism of Palestinian society, and the authoritarian rule of both the Islamist Hamas regime in Gaza and the secular Palestinian Authority.