John Ransom

John Ransom is a Lion contributor and a national political writer and editor whose work has appeared in The Epoch Times, at Townhall.com, Newsmax, the Daily Caller and IBT.

Courts
Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who refused gay marriage applicants on religious grounds, to appeal latest judgment

A federal judge has awarded a gay couple damages of over $260,000 in the case of former county clerk Kim Davis, who refused to issue a… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
Harvard President Claudine Gay resigns amid plagiarism scandal

Harvard’s president, Claudine Gay, resigned on Tuesday, marking the end of a contentious plagiarism scandal and what was the shortest presidential tenure in school history. “This is not a decision… Read More

January 2, 2024
Public Education
8 in 10 voters support school choice in Mississippi, but incoming superintendent calls public school ‘only choice’

A new survey of Mississippi registered voters shows that nearly 80% of respondents support allowing parents to pick the best schools for their children. But the incoming superintendent wants to… Read More

December 28, 2023
Culture
Parents mixed about AI for K-12 schools in new survey, as experts warn parental involvement is crucial for kids’ wellbeing

A new survey by a parents’ group said that parents see opportunities for artificial intelligence (AI) in K-12 education, but worry they know too little about it. The… Read More

December 27, 2023
Opinion
Harvard’s holdout on Claudine Gay termination gives DEI’s liberals a stuttering, sputtering, noisy end

One year ago, Harvard University was celebrating the hiring of an African-American woman for its 30th president, a crowning achievement in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)… Read More

December 26, 2023