LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL TRENTON, NJ -- A bill that directs the New Jersey Commissioner of Education to review and modify public school guidelines to accommodate and promote the rights of “transgender” students, in accordance with current State or federal laws and regulations, has passed the Senate and the Assembly...
KATRINA WILLS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION This fall, some Colorado teachers will return to school armed with knowledge—and guns. Laura Carno, author of “Government Ruins Nearly Everything: Reclaiming Social Issues from Uncivil Servants,” is bringing advanced firearms training to school teachers. “Can government stop school shooting? The answer is no … How do we...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL TALLAHASSEE, FL - Governor Rick Scott recently signed SB 436, known as the “Florida Student and School Personnel Religious Liberties Act,” which prohibits public school districts from discrimination against students, parents, or personnel on basis of religious views or expression. Sponsored by Sen. Dennis Baxley, SB 436...
President Donald Trump appointed Valerie Huber, a national abstinence education advocate as the chief of staff in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which oversees the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, reports said Wednesday. Huber was named as the chief of staff to Don Wright, who is the...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL The Indiana Senate and House recently passed a bill that would protect public school students from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored by Rep. John Bartlett, has been sent to Governor Eric Holcomb for...
LIBERTY ALERTS, THE FIRE.ORG LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2017—The U.S. Constitution prohibits public colleges from quarantining free speech, but that’s exactly what the 150,000 students of the Los Angeles Community College District endure when they wish to exercise their First Amendment rights. Today, Los Angeles Pierce College student Kevin Shaw filed...
SAMANTHA HARRIS, THEFIRE.ORG Students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) are calling for the head of George Buch, a part-time math instructor at UNLV, after he joked on Facebook that he would alert Immigration and Customs Enforcement about any undocumented students in his class. The student activists have...
EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world and the chief private funder of Common Core standards, released a letter in May of 2016 in which the foundation’s CEO, Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, addresses the philanthropy’s experiment with Common Core. She held...
EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world and the chief private funder of Common Core standards, released a letter in May of 2016 in which the foundation’s CEO, Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, addresses the philanthropy’s experiment with Common Core. She held...
LIBERTY ALERT, LIBERTY COUNSEL CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Liberty Counsel will present oral arguments on August 31 requesting the Virginia Supreme Court to hear the case against the School Board of Fairfax County regarding its illegal policy involving “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression.” Liberty Counsel will ask the court...
BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The American College of Pediatricians released a timely statement which says that pushing transgenderism on young people is hazardous to their mental and physical health. The authors of the statement urged educators and legislators to “reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal a life...
EAGLE FORUM, EDUCATION REPORTER Accommodating transgender students, those who believe or wish themselves to be a sex different than their biological sex, is a big issue in schools across the nation. Districts are being bullied into going against common sense and biology. Out of fear of lawsuits, punishment by the...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, DC – The Obama administration’s letter sent today to every public school district in the country telling them to allow so-called “transgender” students to use the bathrooms that match their subjective “gender identity” is a lawless act by the President. The letter that goes out...
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, ACLJ Islamic indoctrination of children in public schools is a concern for parents across the country. As we previously reported, educators have been presenting fundamental Islamic beliefs as facts to students. Across the nation, students have been forced to recite the Five Pillars of Islam, make Islamic prayer rugs, “pretend...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Chesterfield, MO -- Parkway School District’s “Healthy Relationships and Sexual Health Curriculum Frameworks” violates Missouri law, Liberty Counsel told the Parkway School District in Chesterfield, Missouri. After being contacted by a concerned parent, Liberty Counsel reviewed the sex education curriculum and found illegal referrals for abortion...
BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Although the Republican Congress has been unable to roll back big government in Washington, a more optimistic record is being built in states with Republican governments. One remarkable success story comes from Alabama, where a federal appeals court has given the green light to a new law...
EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been adopted by 13 states and the District of Columbia for K-12 students. They could face a tough road after the failure of the Common Core math and English standards to satisfy many parents, legislators, students, and teachers. But the...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, DC – Today Liberty Counsel is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review New Jersey Assembly Bill No. 3371 (“A3371”), which prohibits minors from receiving any form of counseling to reduce or eliminate unwanted same-sex attractions, behaviors, or identity. Licensed mental health professionals are forbidden to offer...
BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY If you want to stay on top of what’s going on in schools, watch the policies adopted by the National Education Association (NEA) which attracts nearly 10,000 delegates to its annual convention over the Fourth of July weekend. The NEA’s 3 million members include most of the...