The incoming chancellor of New York City public schools has a history of making controversial statements and recently promoted a tweet that implies America was "built on lies." Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) tapped Bronx superintendent Meisha Ross Porter to take the helm of the nation's largest school district Friday following the abrupt resignation ofContinue reading "Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Backs Claim That America Was ‘Built On Lies’"
A student group filed suit against Yale University on the grounds that the school discriminated against Asian-American and white applicants, pressuring federal judges to pick up a similar case the Biden administration recently abandoned. In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut Thursday, Students for Fair Admissions claims YaleContinue reading "Student Group Sues Yale for Discrimination, Revives Trump-Era Case"
Minnesota Republican lawmakers are calling on prominent environmental activist Winona LaDuke to resign from her environmental group after the Washington Free Beacon revealed that LaDuke dismissed allegations of pedophilia leveled against one of her top organizers. State representative Steve Green highlighted the Free Beacon report in a Thursday statement that asked LaDuke to "resign immediately"Continue reading "Minnesota Republicans Call For Environmental Activist’s Resignation"
Four U.S. senators asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for an explanation after his company removed the book When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment by conservative scholar, Ryan T. Anderson, from all Amazon platforms. In the letter, Sens. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), Mike Lee (R., Utah), Mike Braun (R., Ind.), and Josh HawleyContinue reading "Senators Push For Answers on Amazon Book Ban"
Congressional Republicans reintroduced an act Wednesday that would allow employees to opt out of labor union membership. The National Right to Work Act would repeal provisions that mandate that employees pay union dues as a condition of employment. The bill would achieve this goal by amending existing labor law that allows for the deduction of unionContinue reading "Congressional Republicans Introduce National Right-to-Work Bill"
The Biden administration withdrew federal support for a lawsuit filed last year by female high school athletes seeking to keep biological men who identify as women out of women’s sports. The Trump Department of Justice and Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights both supported the suit, which alleges the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference cost theContinue reading "Biden Admin Drops Support for Female High School Students Suing Over Transgender Athletes"
The Biden administration will retain Chicago's top federal prosecutor for the time being, amid mounting bipartisan pressure to keep him in place while he supervises a public corruption probe of powerful Illinois Democrats. Sens. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) and Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) announced late Tuesday that John Lausch will remain in office until hisContinue reading "Biden Backtracks on Demand for Trump-Appointed Prosecutor to Resign"
Under fire for yanking a conservative book from its online store, Amazon is invoking a new policy banning books that promote "hate speech." The existing content guidelines for books policy was updated in the last few months with the line, "We don't sell certain content including content that we determine is hate speech." Recent StoriesContinue reading "Amazon Created New ‘Hate Speech’ Policy Before Banning Bestselling Book on Transgenderism"
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on a Democratic bill backed by President Biden that would require federally funded colleges and universities to grant students access to traditionally single-sex "shared facilities" based on their chosen "gender identity." If passed, H.R. 5—better known as the Equality Act—would change the legal definition of "sex" in theContinue reading "New Bill Would Eliminate Single-Sex Spaces on College Campuses"
A leading Minnesota environmental activist dismissed accusations that one of her top organizers sexually assaulted a minor, even as she admitted in private messages and legal proceedings that the organizer "probably did have sex" with a 15-year-old boy. In a slew of newly revealed court filings, Honor the Earth cofounder Winona LaDuke—a political ally ofContinue reading "‘I’m Not to Judge’: Anti-Pipeline Activist Dismissed Pedophilia Allegation Against Colleague"