S.A. McCarthy

S.A. McCarthy is a news writer at The Washington Stand.

Health insurance plan can’t exclude gender-transition surgeries, court rules

(The Daily Signal) – A federal court is declaring that employers must cover gender-transition surgeries for their employees in their health insurance plans. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th… Read More

May 29, 2024
Federal appeals court rules Maryland parents cannot opt children out of LGBTQ lessons

(The Daily Signal) – Despite national attention and thousands of protesting parents, a federal court is refusing to allow parents to opt their children out of LGBTQ courses in school. The 4th… Read More

May 20, 2024
Permissive abortion laws highlight need for federal protections, study finds

(The Daily Signal) – A recent study is declaring U.S. abortion law to be “far more permissive than the vast majority of the world.” In its 2024 report on “Gestational Limits… Read More

May 10, 2024
Public Education
‘That is not a religion’: DeSantis bars satanists from Florida school chaplaincy program

(The Daily Signal) – The Sunshine State is now welcoming chaplains into public schools, but Satanists need not apply. On Thursday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, signed a bill into… Read More

April 23, 2024
Scotland presses ‘pause’ on puberty blockers, hormone drugs for children

(The Daily Signal) – Following publication of a damning report on the dangers of gender transition procedures for children, Scotland officially is halting the prescription of puberty blockers and hormone… Read More

April 23, 2024