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Legislation
Iowa Senate passes religious freedom bill after hour-long debate

(The Center Square) – A bill Democrats said would open the door to discrimination of LGBTQ people passed the Iowa Senate along party lines after an hour-long debate on Tuesday. Read More

February 21, 2024
Legislation
New Illinois bill looks to give tax credits to abortion seekers and providers

(The Center Square) – A new measure would provide a $500 tax credit for abortion providers, abortion seekers, legal guardians of abortion seekers and public school teachers who move to… Read More

February 20, 2024
Legislation
Oklahoma committee advances bill addressing cell phone use in schools

(The Center Square) – A bill banning student cell phones in the classroom advanced out of the Appropriations and Budget Education Subcommittee on Monday. House Bill 3913 would create a… Read More

February 20, 2024
Legislation
Colorado Dems introduce bill forcing schools to socially transition students questioning ‘gender identity’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A bill to require public and charter schools in the state to socially “transition” children who request using a different name than their birth name is… Read More

February 16, 2024
Legislation
Illinois measure would make parents abusers for denying sex changes for their kids

(The Center Square) – A parents’ rights group is pushing back against a proposed Illinois bill equating denying children things like puberty blockers to child abuse. State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray,… Read More

February 15, 2024
Legislation
Virginia bill abetting ‘profit-driven industry’ of death, critics warn

(The Daily Signal) – Critics raised the alarm as the Virginia Senate passed a bill Friday that would legalize assisted suicide, otherwise known as “medical aid in dying.” Based on the bill’s… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Maryland ‘Fairness in Girls’ Sports’ bill dies in committee

(The Center Square) – For the second year in a row, the Maryland Legislature killed a bill known as the “Fairness in Girls’ Sports” bill that would disallow biological males from playing… Read More

February 5, 2024
Legislation
Florida could expand its school choice program under new measure

(The Center Square) – Florida could expand school and funding choices again after a new bill advanced this week, although one critic says its funding restrictions could reduce program participation. Read More

February 2, 2024
Legislation
Utah governor signs bill rolling back ‘diversity, equity and inclusion’ programs

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill Tuesday to ban diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) departments at public universities and government-funded employers in the state,… Read More

January 31, 2024
Legislation
Iowa lawmakers advance religious freedom bill

(The Center Square) – An Iowa House subcommittee advanced a bill Tuesday that would prevent religious discrimination in Iowa over the objections of some who said the bill could discourage… Read More

January 31, 2024
Legislation
Bills in three states would bring fetal development video to public schools

Pro-life lawmakers in at least three states have proposed legislation that would require public schools to incorporate a video on fetal development into the standard health curriculum. Kentucky Rep. Nancy… Read More

January 29, 2024
Legislation
Washington bill would require a convicted sex offender serve on state policy board

(The Center Square) – A Washington bill would require a convicted sex offender be among the members of the State Sex Offender Policy Board, which would also be renamed “Sex Offense… Read More

January 24, 2024
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Civics reform introduced in Wisconsin, but state education department, Democrats, refuse to get on board

Wisconsin’s top educrats and Democrats are opposed to requiring patriotic civics classes in the state’s public schools. Assembly Bill 898 would require the Wisconsin Department of… Read More

January 22, 2024
Legislation
‘Build a better case,’ say critics of bill to lower Washington’s school bond election threshold

(The Center Square) – Some lawmakers in Washington state want to lower the bar to pass school bonds in elections. House Bill 1843 proposes an amendment to… Read More

January 17, 2024
Legislation
New bill would pay Ohio students to go to school

(The Center Square) – Two Ohio lawmakers want to pay students to go to school and to graduate, calling chronic absenteeism an education emergency. The bipartisan legislation would spend $1.5… Read More

January 17, 2024
Legislation
Ohio House votes to override DeWine’s veto on restricting trans treatments for minors

(The Center Square) – The Ohio House, dominated by Republicans, easily voted Wednesday afternoon to override Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto of a bill that bans transgender medical care on… Read More

January 11, 2024
Legislation
Why did Mike DeWine rush to ban transgender surgeries for minors 1 week after vetoing similar bill? This doctor thinks he knows

(The Daily Signal) – On Friday, Ohio’s Republican governor, Mike DeWine, issued an “emergency” executive order to ban sex-reassignment surgeries for minors just one week after he… Read More

January 10, 2024
Legislation
Gov. Mike DeWine vetoes bill protecting kids from ‘gender-affirming care’

(The Daily Signal) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a bill to protect minors from experimental transgender medical interventions that are euphemistically referred to as “gender-affirming care.” DeWine, a Republican,… Read More

January 2, 2024
Legislation
Pentagon bill now includes taxpayer funding for abortion, sex changes

(The Daily Signal) – The Heritage Foundation’s grassroots advocacy arm called Thursday for congressional lawmakers to reject the proposed National Defense Authorization Act, which includes funding for abortion and sex changes as… Read More

December 8, 2023
Culture
It’s the mouse’s house: How Disney ‘captured’ local government with perks ‘akin to bribes’

(The Daily Signal) – The Walt Disney Co. effectively controlled the local government around the site of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for decades in what an extensive review… Read More

December 4, 2023