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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore talks to the crowd after being sworn into office, at the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., in this Jan. 11, 2013, file photo. (AP Photo/, Julie Bennett, File)

Roy Moore: Judge's rulings are not law — they only apply to that case

Roy Moore, the now-embattled Alabama chief justice who's facing national fire over his order to probate judges to not issue same-sex marriage licenses, said during a televised interview that his call-to-arms is constitutional — that judge's orders are not law. Published February 16, 2015

PETA's proposed billboard: 'Feeding Kids Meat Is Child Abuse'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has jumped into a Puerto Rico legislative battle that's brewing — in which parents of obese children could be fined between $500 and $800 if their kids don't lose weight — and kicked off a campaign to push the benefits of a vegan diet. Published February 13, 2015

In this Feb. 12, 2015, photo provided by Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), center right, receives Prince Charles at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (AP Photo/Ryan Carter, Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi)

UAE to West allies: We need more weapons for Islamic State fight

Lt. Col Hassan Ali Alanazi of the UAE Air Force said that his country is ready to ratchet up military operations against rebels and terrorists in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan and Syria, but wants more weapons from allied nations — including the United States. Published February 13, 2015

Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court has told probate judges they should continue to uphold Alabama's man-woman marriage law. He has since been likened in media reports to segregationist Gov. George Wallace. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Chris Cuomo, CNN host, to Roy Moore: 'Our rights do not come from God'

CNN host Chris Cuomo engaged in a somewhat fiery debate with Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore over gay marriage, ultimately telling the top legal mind that God has little to do with making laws for humans and that rights come from a "compromise" of the collective. Published February 12, 2015

Former President George W. Bush passes by a portrait of himself and his father former President George H.W. Bush as he takes the stage to discuss his new book, "41: A Portrait of My Father" at the his father's presidential library Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

George W. Bush: Islamic State shows 'evil is real'

Former President George W. Bush called it clearly when asked about Islamic State terrorists and his views of their murderous actions, saying simply: "Evil is real," he said, a local television station reported. Published February 12, 2015