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Group drops lawsuit as VA secretary promises ‘gender-confirmation’ surgery coverage

(The Center Square) – A group representing transgender veterans has dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after getting a letter from Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough. The Transgender… Read More

March 4, 2024
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Two more school districts sued for electioneering

(The Center Square) – More public-school districts are being sued for allegedly using taxpayer resources to instruct staff to vote against school choice candidates in the Republican primary election regardless… Read More

March 4, 2024
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Former St. Louis principal pleads guilty after using school funds to hire a hitman to kill pregnant girlfriend 

A former principal of a Missouri middle school pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony charges related to a 2016 murder-for-hire conspiracy fueled by school funds. Cornelius Green stole $2,500 from Carr… Read More

March 1, 2024
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Americans with traditional religious beliefs ‘will be labeled as bigots and treated as such by the government,’ warns Justice Alito in rare statement

The Supreme Court may have declined to hear a discrimination case, but Justice Samuel Alito used the opportunity as a teaching moment about the threat of religious discrimination he sees… Read More

March 1, 2024
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Missouri AG sues Planned Parenthood for ‘trafficking minors’ to get out-of-state abortions

(The Daily Signal) – The attorney general of Missouri is suing Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the United States, for “trafficking minors out of state to… Read More

February 29, 2024
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Washington superintendent gets diversion agreement on misdemeanor charge for removing political signs opposing school bond 

A Washington state school superintendent is on paid administrative leave after being charged with defacing and removing political signs urging voters to oppose the district’s capital bond measure. Superintendent of… Read More

February 29, 2024
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Disability ‘advocates’ oddly suing to stop Montana school choice program helping disabled students

A disability rights advocacy group is trying to kill Montana’s new school choice program for special needs students before it even gets off the ground. Disability Rights Montana and the… Read More

February 29, 2024
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Child pornography charges against drag queen move to federal court

A part-time public school music director who moonlights as a drag queen with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence was arrested last week in Wisconsin on child porn charges involving the… Read More

February 29, 2024
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University of New Mexico sued over viewpoint discrimination of conservatives

Two conservative groups are suing the University of New Mexico (UNM) for violating their constitutional rights by charging huge security fees for hosting events with conservative speakers, including women’s sports… Read More

February 28, 2024
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Appeals court sides with Iowa on law banning mask mandates

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit overturned a ruling Tuesday that would have blocked a 2021 Iowa law banning mask mandates. The U.S. Read More

February 28, 2024
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California school can keep gender notification policy, critical race theory ban

(The Center Square) – Temecula Valley Unified School District can keep its ban on critical race theory and its policy requiring parents to be notified if a child wishes to… Read More

February 27, 2024
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Justices weigh future of free speech on social media platforms

(The Daily Signal) – Can states prohibit social media companies from censoring the speech of their platforms’ users? That’s a question now before the Supreme Court.  The… Read More

February 27, 2024
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School board members arrested for finance fraud in campaign against conservative, pro-parent candidates

Arrest warrants were issued for several Indiana school board members this week amid allegations of campaign finance fraud in 2022, when they faced a group of pro-parent candidates in a… Read More

February 23, 2024
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Mother blasts school for transgender policies disregarding parental debate

(The Center Square) — One Wisconsin mother is blasting a school policy allowing students to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their chosen gender identity without public discussion from… Read More

February 23, 2024
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Arizona mom alleges school officials helped her daughter secretly transition to male

An Arizona mother has joined a lawsuit against Mesa Public Schools, claiming school officials actively sought to deceive her when they helped her daughter “socially transition”… Read More

February 23, 2024
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Iowa school district settles lawsuit with pro-parent group over transgender policy

An Iowa school board has agreed to pay $20,000 to resolve a lawsuit over a district policy enabling students to transition genders at school without parental notification or permission. Parents… Read More

February 23, 2024
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Christian parents petition Supreme Court after son was taken away over their refusal to acknowledge new gender identity

The Indiana Department of Child Services took a teenage son from his parents when they wouldn’t refer to him by a female name and pronouns. Now they’re taking their case to… Read More

February 22, 2024
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‘Illegal and unlawful’: Teachers’ unions in two states sued by parents over harmful strikes

Teachers’ union strikes exact a heavy toll on students and families – a toll leading parents in Chicago and Newton, Massachusetts to file separate lawsuits against their respective unions. The suits,… Read More

February 22, 2024
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University to roll out on-campus abortion pill plan after initial delay

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A partner campus of Columbia University will be rolling out a plan in May that involves supplying students with abortion pills, the Columbia Spectator reported Tuesday. Read More

February 21, 2024
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Justice Alito warns of ‘virus’ on race-based school admissions in sharp dissent to SCOTUS petition denial

In a 10-page dissenting opinion, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito warned that a decision by a lower court to allow race-based admissions is a “virus that may spread” if not… Read More

February 20, 2024