Caroline Downey, National Review

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Recent articles by Caroline:

Senate Votes to Approve Sweden and Finland Admission into NATO

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a resolution to ratify Sweden and Finland's admission into NATO, a bipartisan move designed to bolster the strategic alliance against Russia as the country wages its war in Ukraine. → Read More

Mayor Adams: Influx of Illegal Aliens a ‘Real Burden’ on New Yorkers

Adams asserted that asylum seekers have protected status, and that while they’re residing in New York City, his administration has the obligation to provide them resources. → Read More

Ford Plans to Lay Off 8,000 Workers to Help Finance Electric-Vehicle Initiative

The cuts will affect the newly established Ford Blue unit that produces engines for gas-powered vehicles, as well as other salaried, operational positions in the company. → Read More

Starbucks CEO: Progressive Cities ‘Have Abdicated Their Responsibility in Fighting Crime’

The business leader’s remarks came after his company announced plans to permanently close 16 locations in five progressive U.S. cities. → Read More

Church of England Claims ‘No Official Definition’ of Woman

Bishop Innes wrote that ‘complexities associated with gender identity’ make it necessary to give ‘additional care’ to the way the church defines ‘woman.’ → Read More

Massachusetts Archdiocese Revokes School’s Catholic Designation for Flying Pride, BLM Flags

In addition to rescinding the Catholic title of the school, the bishop also suspended the practicing of Mass, sacraments and sacramentals on campus premises. → Read More

‘Open Season’: Pro-Abortion Terrorist Group Vows to Ramp Up Violence against Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

‘Through attacking, we find joy, courage, and strip the veneer of impenetrability held by these violent institutions,’ the statement said. → Read More

House Votes to Increase Semi-Automatic Rifle Purchase Age to 21

On Wednesday, as part of a slate of bills aimed at curbing mass shootings and gun violence, the House voted to increase the age required to purchase a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21. → Read More

The Washington Post Suspends Dave Weigel for Retweeting Joke

The Post suspended reporter Dave Weigel for a month for retweeting an inartful joke. → Read More

Biden Says He Will Defer to Congress on Gun Regulation

‘I can’t dictate this stuff,’ the president told reporters. → Read More

State Farm Launches Program to Distribute LGBTQ Books to Kindergartners

State Farm has launched a program that would enlist staff volunteers across the country to distribute LGBTQ-themed books to explicitly target children as young as kindergartners. → Read More

Biden Administration Considers Shutting Down Disinformation Board amid Blistering Criticism: Report

Nina Jankowicz, who was tapped to run the board, has been criticized for disseminating partisan disinformation. → Read More

Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary Race Too Close to Call

The Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary race is too close to call as of Tuesday night just after midnight, with Trump-endorsed celebrity surgeon Mehmet Oz running a razor-thin winning margin of less than a thousand votes over hedge-fund executive Dave McCormick. → Read More

Trump-Backed Doug Mastriano Wins Pennsylvania GOP Primary for Governor

Pennsylvania state senator Doug Mastriano, who secured former President Trump's endorsement just a few days ago, was declared the victor in the state's GOP gubernatorial primary Tuesday night. → Read More

John Fetterman Wins Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Primary after Suffering Stroke

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor John Fetterman won Tuesday night's Democratic Senate primary, defeating three challengers after he was recently treated for a stroke. → Read More

Trump-Endorsed Ted Budd Wins North Carolina GOP Senate Primary

Republican congressman Ted Budd has won the North Carolina GOP Senate primary to replace retiring Republican Senator Richard Burr, besting former Governor Pat McCrory and adding another name to the roster of Trump-endorsed candidates to have secured the party nomination in a swing state. → Read More

BLM Co-Founder Denies Misusing Donations to Fund Lavish Lifestyle

BLM was hit with intense backlash this year after it was uncovered that the BLMGNF funneled $6 million to a nonprofit to buy a 10,000-square-foot mansion → Read More

Dave Chappelle Breaks Silence on Comedy Show Attack

Comedian Dave Chappelle was assaulted on stage Tuesday night while performing at a comedy show in Los Angeles. → Read More

Psaki Says Disinformation Governance Board Will Be ‘Nonpartisan’ and ‘Apolitical’

‘The mandate is not to adjudicate what is true or false online or otherwise,’ she said. → Read More

Pelosi Makes Unannounced Visit to Ukraine, Vows U.S. Support ‘Until the Fight Is Done’

The House Speaker is now the most senior U.S. official to visit the country since the Russian invasion began. → Read More