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California AG opposes parental notification policy, ban on critical race theory

 (The Center Square) – California attorney general Rob Bonta submitted an amicus curiae supporting a lawsuit against Temecula Valley Unified School District’s policies of requiring parental notification if a child… Read More

December 14, 2023
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Equal opportunity, not equal outcomes: Gov. Stitt bans DEI at Oklahoma universities

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed an executive order Wednesday restricting DEI activity in higher education. “In Oklahoma, we’re going to encourage equal opportunity, rather than promising equal outcomes,” Stitt said… Read More

December 14, 2023
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis proposing national school choice program  

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a national school choice program, while touting the success of similar efforts in Florida.   While campaigning for president in Iowa on Friday, DeSantis said… Read More

December 13, 2023
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Could it happen here? Sen. Vance slams Irish legislation targeting free speech

(The Daily Signal) – Republican Ohio Sen. JD Vance sent a letter Tuesday to Irish Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason expressing strong concerns about legislation that would undermine Irish citizens’ freedom of… Read More

December 13, 2023
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Report: Planned Parenthood received nearly $2B in taxpayer funds, performed over a million abortions from 2019-2021

Planned Parenthood received $1.78 billion in federal funds while performing 1.11 million abortions from 2019-2021, says a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, and… Read More

December 13, 2023
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Major hospital system to let patients designate their sex as ‘X’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Northwestern Medicine (NM) hospitals in Chicago will soon allow patients to identify as “X” instead of male or female, according to a Monday announcement. The… Read More

December 12, 2023
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Petition demands fairness for female Irish dancers after boy wins major competition

(The Daily Signal) – Dance instructors and parents within the world of Irish dance are circulating a petition calling for fairness in girls’ competitions after a teenage boy who identifies as… Read More

December 12, 2023
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School choice is good for minority students, says advocate whose life was changed by it

When Denisha Allen talks about the powerful impact school choice programs can have on black students, she speaks from experience. Enrolled in her local public elementary school, Allen failed 3rd… Read More

December 11, 2023
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Educational tax credits cover many beneficial educational services besides tuition

(The Center Square) – School tax credits pay for more than private school tuition, but those benefits rarely get as much discussion. At the House Republican Policy Committee hearing on… Read More

December 11, 2023
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‘Warm, responsive and rule-bound,’ parenting style leads to best outcomes in children, says new report

Parents who provide caring and sound discipline in their parenting style produce the most promising mental health outcomes for their children. So says a new research brief released at the… Read More

December 11, 2023
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House Committee opens investigation into antisemitism at elite universities after ‘absolutely unacceptable’ testimony

(Daily Caller New Foundation) – The House Committee on Education and the Workforce opened an investigation Thursday into Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and the Massachusetts Institute of… Read More

December 8, 2023
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Harvard president’s testimony raises the question: Was she qualified to lead in the first place?

Harvard President Claudine Gay’s testimony on antisemitism raises questions about whether she’s fit to lead what some consider to be America’s most prestigious university. After a… Read More

December 8, 2023
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22-governor push for mandatory birth control coverage sparks religious concerns

(The Center Square) – A 22-governor coalition organized by California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging the federal government to pass regulations clarifying that non-prescription contraceptives will be covered under all… Read More

December 8, 2023
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‘It’s far from even handed.’ Overwhelming evidence suggests Biden DOJ targets pro-life supporters, fails to prosecute pro-abortion activists under FACE Act

The Department of Justice official who is supposed to investigate crimes against pro-life pregnancy resource centers once called them “fake clinics,” which are “harmful” and “predatory.”… Read More

December 8, 2023
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University’s trans training labels adults as ‘privileged’ group oppressing children

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A University of West Virginia (UWV) transgender training for students and staff portrays adults as oppressors and abusers of children. The public university’s LGBTQ Center… Read More

December 8, 2023
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FBI needs to remove anti-Catholic ‘cell’ still operating in agency, says prominent Catholic org

The head of a prominent U.S. Catholic organization accused the FBI of harboring an anti-Catholic “cell” and urged government officials that it be “purged” from the law enforcement agency. The… Read More

December 7, 2023
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Healthy families lead to human flourishing, argues British think tank leader

(The Daily Signal) – We as a society need to assert that healthy families build human flourishing in every nation and culture, and we are not being honest with people when… Read More

December 7, 2023
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Tennessee school superintendent gets political, targets school choice legislation on public school district’s social media channels 

A school district superintendent is being criticized for his opposition to school choice efforts in Tennessee, which he shared in a video posted to district social media.  Jarrett Skorup, the… Read More

December 7, 2023
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New Oregon report adds to ‘social contagion’ theory of child trans spike

A new report from the Oregon Department of Education (ODOE) lends support to critics who contend that the rise in kids identifying as transgender has a… Read More

December 7, 2023
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Gender reassignment is no cure for mental health issues, psychiatric study says

(The Daily Signal) – People experiencing gender dysphoria cannot expect gender-reassignment interventions to solve other mental health issues, according to a large, Finnish study published last month in the journal European Psychiatry. Read More

December 7, 2023