Ilhan Omar Marriage Flummoxes Media Fact-Checkers

The 'baseless smear' that can't be debunked

Media outlets scrambled to prove false the accusation that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) married her brother after President Donald Trump mentioned it, but none have been able to definitively reach an answer, largely due to Omar's unwillingness to provide information.

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Two Decades of China Persecuting Falun Gong

Practitioners are subject to forced labor, torture, and organ harvesting

The State Department's second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held this past week coincided with the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Chinese government's persecution of Falun Gong practitioners, and a report from the Falun Dafa Information Center outlines the depredations believers have suffered.