Faith Perkins

Faith Perkins is a staff writer for The Lion. She graduated from Missouri Western State University with a bachelors in convergent journalism.

Nebraska school choice bill passes, heads to governor who has pledged to sign it

The Nebraska Legislature approved a tax-credit based school choice scholarship program on Wednesday in a measure Gov. Jim Pillen has already pledged to sign. Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, R-District 39,… Read More

May 25, 2023
Texas survey reveals voters support school choice, restrictions on trans sports participation and treatment for minors

A survey of registered voters in Texas reveals strong support for a school choice bill as well as legislation restricting gender treatment for minors and trans sports participation. The… Read More

May 24, 2023
Four California churches win ‘significant victory’ against state’s abortion coverage mandate

Four churches in California have won religious freedom lawsuits in two federal courts against the state’s abortion-coverage mandate. In rulings on the two lawsuits, the churches’ right to decline covering abortion… Read More

May 23, 2023
California trans athlete advances to state after placing 2nd in girls 1600-meter run 

A transgender runner won 2nd place in the California high school state qualifying high school track and field meet, prompting questions of fairness for bumping out a biological female.   Athena… Read More

May 22, 2023
Public Education
Biden administration warns teachers and students about prayer in new Dept. of Ed. guidance 

The Biden administration just announced updated guidance about prayer and religious expression in public schools which critics worry could cause confusion about First Amendment rights.  It comes nearly a year after… Read More

May 19, 2023