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Ted Cruz slams Biden Justice Department’s collusion with Southern Poverty Law Center

(The Daily Signal) – Conservative U.S. senators condemned President Joe Biden’s Justice Department for receiving a briefing on “hate” from the Southern Poverty Law Center, a far-left group… Read More

March 11, 2024
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Christian employees can challenge mandated DEI trainings on religious freedom grounds, lawyer says

(The Daily Signal) – Christian employees can raise religious freedom complaints against mandated diversity, equity, and inclusion trainings if those DEI trainings force an ideology on them or make them… Read More

March 11, 2024
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Vermont coach fired for views on gender gets settlement; school admits he did nothing wrong

A Vermont high school coach terminated after respectfully expressing his views on the differences between men and women has reached a favorable settlement with the school district. The Lion… Read More

March 8, 2024
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Catholic student sues Virginia school district over transgender policies

A Catholic high school senior has filed a lawsuit against Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) in Virginia over the district’s pro-transgender policies, which the student argues violate the constitutional rights… Read More

March 8, 2024
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Is Stanford still discriminating on the basis of race?

(The Daily Signal) – In Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, the Supreme Court last June banned schools from discriminating on the basis of race in admissions. Read More

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Lawsuit: Biden admin withheld records of work with Soros-linked groups on Title IX gender identity rule

Parents Defending Education (PDE) filed a new lawsuit last week against the U.S. Education Department for failing to disclose communications it had with activist groups funded… Read More

March 7, 2024
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Court rules Biden admin can’t force Christian health care workers to perform trans surgeries

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A district court ruled Monday that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) violated the First Amendment by attempting to force religious health care workers to… Read More

March 5, 2024
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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