Required Reading – June 26

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Uniyal: U.S. Calls For A ‘Global Coalition’ Against Iran

“U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, India, Japan and South Korea in an effort to build a ‘global coalition’ against Iran. The Secretary of State wants these five Asian powers to get behind the United State in its campaign of ‘maximum pressure’ on Tehran, but he didn’t not rule out a U.S. military response if Tehran were to engage in further acts of aggression. ‘The world understands who the aggressor is here,’ he said. The Iranian regime . . .  The U.S. proposal for a ‘global coalition’ comes a day after President Trump vowed to put additional sanctions on the regime after Iran shot down a U.S. surveillance drone Thursday.”

Read more at Legal Insurrection.

Russell: Due To Sickening But Ignored Health Violations, Missouri’s Last Planned Parenthood Is Operating Without A License

“Democrats focus on women’s ‘rights’ in their messaging, but this Planned Parenthood’s health code violations show they don’t truly care about women. On June 21, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services refused to renew the license of the last abortion facility operating in the state, a Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, due to the facility’s repeated violations of the health code. This despite inspections warning the facility to improve their operating procedures or be shut down. However, before the Planned Parenthood could be closed due to its record of unsanitary and unsafe practices, Judge Michael Stelzer extended an injunction and allowed the facility to continue operating, despite lacking a license.”

Read more at The Federalist.

Shaw: Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash

“A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would ‘hamstring’ immigration enforcement — and liberal Democrats complained the bill did not go far enough to rein in the administration’s efforts on that front.”

Read more at Fox News.

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