Culture
Culture
Louisiana judge keeps injunction on state’s abortion trigger law in effect until Tuesday

(The Center Square) – A temporary restraining order blocking Louisiana’s abortion ban will remain in effect for at least another day, after the judge in the case gave both sides… Read More

July 19, 2022
Culture
Michigan Democratic governor creates a ‘Parents’ Council’ which critics call ‘poll tested stunt’

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday to establish the Michigan Parents’ Council. The council’s responsibility is to meet with parents throughout the state,… Read More

July 18, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Mom may sue after school publicly shames her 7-year-old daughter for writing ‘any life’ matters

A California mother says she’ll sue her daughter’s school district after it punished the girl for writing that “any life” matters.  In the latest case of schools… Read More

July 15, 2022
Culture
Senator wants to shut down 3,000 crisis pregnancy centers: ‘You should not be able to torture a pregnant person like that’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren attacked the nation’s 3,000 crisis pregnancy centers Tuesday, demanding the government shut them down.  Reporters interviewed the Massachusetts Democrat about abortion and the Supreme… Read More

July 14, 2022
Culture
Berkeley professor: Questioning whether men can get pregnant is dangerous. Sen. Josh Hawley responds

For just asking her who is capable of giving birth, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley was accused by a Berkeley professor this week of stoking violence and self-harm among… Read More

July 14, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Vaccine mandates remain for K-12 staff, not higher ed staff and students, as Pritzker looks to ‘resume normal operations’

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker has modified his COVID-19 executive orders “to ensure governments are resuming normal operations.” The move relaxes the vaccine or testing mandates in some… Read More

July 14, 2022
Culture, Public Education
DeVos: Solution to wokeism, far-left ideology in schools is clear enough: transparency and freedom

Educational freedom and “total transparency” for parents are the keys to defeating far-left race and gender wokeism in public schools, says former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. … Read More

July 14, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Angry mom calls NEA proposal to use the term ‘birthing parent’ the ‘radical agenda’ of the ‘K-12 Cartel’

An angry activist mom blasted the National Education Association proposal to change the term “mother” to “birthing parents,” saying Americans reject the “radical agenda” of the “K-12 cartel.” … Read More

July 13, 2022
Culture
Pro-life organizers explain Kansas’ misunderstood abortion amendment, plead for truthful reporting on it

Kansas gave Donald Trump around 57% of its votes in both 2016 and 2020. Yet, barring approval of a constitutional amendment Aug. 2, it could become one of… Read More

July 12, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool workshop to answer parents’ questions, equip them with tools and confidence

Midwest Parent Educators As more families choose homeschooling over public school, a Kansas City-area workshop can help them consider their options and explore local… Read More

July 12, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Parental Guidance suggested: CDC calendar shows minimal last-minute input from parents on school reopenings

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten Despite her claims of working “to hear firsthand from parents,” the Centers for Disease Control director’s calendar shows just one meeting with… Read More

July 11, 2022
Culture
Sex ed event at sex shop to teach students ages 9 and up about ‘Sexual anatomy for pleasure and reproduction’

A school board director in Washington state announced a sex-ed class at her sex shop for students as young as 9 to 12.   Jenn Mason,… Read More

July 8, 2022
Courts, Culture, Public Education
‘Public relations mirage’: Parents’ rights groups sue DOE over bias, alleged illegalities in Biden’s new parents council

Parent advocate groups have joined forces to sue the U.S. Department of Education, alleging its new parents council isn’t ideologically balanced.  The DOE announced in a June… Read More

July 8, 2022
Culture
Virginia Republicans face uphill battle on abortion restrictions

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and some legislative Republicans intend to push a “pain threshold” abortion restriction during the next legislative session, but one of their biggest… Read More

July 8, 2022
Culture, Public Education
‘Increasingly militant’ public schools threaten U.S. system of self-government, Barr warns

Photo by: Shane T. McCoy / US Marshals The public school system’s attack on religion and traditional values threatens the basic foundations of a free society, says… Read More

July 7, 2022
Culture
One teen’s journey to and from a transgender identity shows the dangerous role of public education and social media in gender dysphoria

(The Gospel Coalition) – Eva was in a church luncheon when she got an email from her 12-year-old daughter Grace. (Their names have been changed.) “Mom and Dad, I need… Read More

July 6, 2022
Culture
Kansas pro-lifers fighting vandals, thieves, misinformation to restore abortion regulation authority to lawmakers Aug. 2

Evidence of pro-abortion vandalism in Kansas (photos collected by KSNT). Kansas is suddenly ground zero in the abortion fight, and there’s a ground war to… Read More

July 6, 2022
Culture
North Carolina lawmakers avoided parents’ rights bill during short budget adjustment session, approve teacher pay and school safety

(The Center Square) – North Carolina lawmakers concluded a short budget adjustment session that boosted spending on teacher pay, school safety, infrastructure, and election integrity, but left more controversial issues… Read More

July 5, 2022
Courts, Culture, Opinion
Biden’s smear of Supreme Court on foreign soil a disgrace to the nation, a disservice to its intricate design

In defaming the U.S. Supreme Court – in front of an overseas audience – for its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Joe… Read More

July 4, 2022
Culture
Arson suspected in burning of 150-year-old church, in the latest act of violence following Supreme Court’s Roe overturning

Investigators suspect arson in the burning of West Virginia’s historic “Little Catholic Church on Irish Mountain” just after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.   Early Sunday… Read More

July 1, 2022