Daily Signal - LGBT Group Calls on Government to Address 'Disturbing Trend' on Religious College Campuses

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Dec. 22, 2015

Good morning from Washington, where Kelsey Harkness has two stories from the corner of religion and politics. A leading gay rights group leans on the federal government to probe colleges founded on faith. Parents in one school district, meanwhile, object to a teacher they say promoted Islam in class. In commentary, Patrick Tyrrell examines evidence that one in three Americans depends on government, and Mike Gonzalez writes on how President Obama's passivity allows Cuba's communist regime to keep brutalizing dissidents.

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