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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at [email protected]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

A pit bull is removed from a Detroit home by Detroit Police after it mauled a 3-week old baby girl who died of her injuries, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Detroit police say a pit bull killed the baby after her mother put her car seat on the floor of a house. Police say the woman "walked away for a moment" and return to see the "pit bull attacking her daughter." (Associated Press)

Obama: Local laws banning aggressive dog breeds are wrong

The same week that the White House opened its doors to a new first family addition, a Portuguese water dog named Sunny, President Obama gave his thumbs-up to a petition to prevent local bodies from banning certain breeds deemed dangerous – like, pit bulls that are often involved in attacks on humans. Published August 23, 2013

Syrian civilians receive treatment after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces, according to activists in Arbeen, Syria, near Damascus, on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in this citizen journalism image provided by the Local Committee of Arbeen and authenticated on its contents and other AP reporting. (AP Photo/Local Committee of Arbeen)

Doctors die treating Syrian chemical patients

Some of the emergency responders who first arrived at the scene of a purported chemical weapons attack outside Damascus have died, lending further credence to claims that President Bashar Assad used poisonous gases to fight rebel forces. Published August 23, 2013

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Pat Buchanan: U.S. has been ‘de-Christianized’

The United States has lost one of its core guiding lights — its Judeo-Christian focus — said one conservative pundit, reflecting on the tragic and senseless shooting death of an Australian man in Oklahoma on a baseball scholarship, whose life was allegedly snipped by three self-proclaimed bored teens. Published August 22, 2013

** FILE ** The Rev, Jesse Jackson (Associated Press)

Jesse Jackson missteps again, calls Okla. shooting victim wrong name

The Rev. Jesse Jackson “frowned upon” the random shooting death of an Australian man attending an Oklahoma college on scholarship earlier this week via a Facebook post. That perceived cavalier reaction has been taken further with another faux pas — misspelling the name of the victim in subsequent Facebook and Twitter postings that have been since deleted. Published August 22, 2013

A member of the St. Thomas Korean Catholic Center prays the rosary in Anaheim, Calif. (Associated Press/File)

Catholic Church set to launch mass immigration amnesty pitch

The Catholic Church has put the word out to the faithful: Come September, the papacy will be pushing for a widespread and comprehensive immigration reform package on Capitol Hill that will open the doors to citizenship to roughly 11 million illegals. Published August 22, 2013

Ashton Kutcher (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Sarah Palin touts Ashton Kutcher’s pro-work speech: 'Iowa roots' showing

Once you go country, you can never go back — that was the essence of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's praise for Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, who just delivered a pro-work speech that threw conservatives for a spin because of its traditional-core-values tone. Published August 22, 2013

** FILE ** President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 19, 2013, about the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Michigan lawmaker: It would be 'dream come true' to impeach Obama

Believe me, said Rep. Kerry L. Bentivolio, to a crowd of Michigan constituents at this week’s town hall meeting: It would be a “dream come true” to be the lawmaker who writes the bill to impeach President Obama. But so far, there’s not enough proof of impeachable offenses, he said, as Politico reported. Published August 22, 2013

Victor Villalpando-Saenz and Nico Villalpando-Saenz celebrate after being married at the Dona Ana County clerk's office in Las Cruces, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. More than 40 same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses after the county clerk announced the county would be the first in New Mexico to marry gay couples. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

New Mexico clerk bucks state law, issues same-sex marriage licenses

Dona Ana County will go down in history as the first jurisdiction in New Mexico to issue same-sex marriage licenses — and the attorney general says he sees nothing in state law to prevent the unions from continuing, despite the absence of specific voter approval. Published August 22, 2013