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
Appeals court allows female athletes’ suit over competition with males to go forward in Connecticut

A Connecticut lawsuit challenging the fairness of allowing males to compete as girls in high school sports has been reinstated by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Previously, a three-judge panel… Read More

December 21, 2023
Public Education
Oregon parents try to oust superintendent over school violence in ‚Äėrestorative justice‚Äô fail

Parents outraged by a rising tide of violence in an Oregon school district are calling on the¬† superintendent to resign. Over the past several months, the Tigard-Tualatin School District (TTSD)… Read More

December 20, 2023
Legislation
After 3-year social media hiatus, outgoing Missouri state senator posts opposition to school choice

As support for educational freedom and parents‚Äô rights¬†has grown in Missouri‚Äôs Republican party, one senator bucked the trend by firing off a rare social media reply. ‚ÄúThis is Senator Elaine… Read More

December 19, 2023
Courts
Christian educational ministry wins religious liberty victory 8 years after filing suit

A ministry that teaches children Christian values in released-time programs during school hours but off school grounds has won in court in a case first filed in 2015. Joy El… Read More

December 19, 2023
Public Education
Is swearing in on age-restricted books taking liberal school board members by storm?

Two of the newly sworn members of the Fairfax County School Board (FCSB) were sworn in on Dec. 13 using books that have been age-restricted in the county‚Äôs public school… Read More

December 15, 2023