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State Senate Seeks to Tackle Discriminatory Instruction in Public Schools

The State Senate Education/Higher Education Committee is meeting today to discuss a bill that originated in the House that would prohibit instruction in critical READ

HHS Redefines “Sex” to Include “Sexual Orientation” & “Gender Identity”

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia last year redefined the word “sex” in federal employment law, saying that discrimination on the READ

Connecticut District Court Dismisses Plea to Protect Girls-Only Sports

Yesterday, The U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut dismissed a case brought by four female high school athletes challenging the Connecticut Interscholastic READ

“Save Women’s Sports Act” Gets Hearing in NC House Committee

North Carolina’s Save Women’s Sports Act came before the NC House Judiciary 1 Committee today for discussion, but no votes were taken on the READ

Families and Lawmakers Affirm School Choice Throughout COVID-19 Pandemic

The rates of children being schooled at home have risen dramatically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey released by the READ

Lt. Governor Announces Task Force to Protect Students from Indoctrination

North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson recently announced the creation of a new task force aimed at protecting students in our state from being READ

ACTION ALERT: Help Save Women’s Sports in North Carolina!

A bill has been filed in the North Carolina General Assembly to preserve girls’ and women’s sports in middle school, high school, and at READ

POV: Reviewing Irreversible Damage and Transgender Ideology

I recently read Abigail Shrier’s “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters.” It’s almost certainly the most important book I’ll read this year. READ

ALERT: Urge Your U.S. Senators to OPPOSE the So-Called “Equality Act”

H.R. 5, the so-called “Equality Act,” passed the U.S. House last week by a vote of 224-206 and is now pending in the U.S. READ

U.S. House Passes “In-Equality Act”

This afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives voted 224 to 206 to adopt H.R. 5, the so-called “Equality Act,” which would enshrine “sexual orientation” and “gender READ

Help Fight the Spread of Local SOGI Ordinances Across NC

Following the sunset late last year of a law that prohibited local governments from passing ordinances to regulate employment and public accommodations, six North READ

ALERT: Oppose Federal “Equality Act”

H.R. 5, the so-called federal “Equality Act,” was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, February 18, and a vote on this bill READ

POV: Giving Kids a Chance

In January, a North Carolina poll on education returned what I found to be some sad, but pretty unsurprising, results. Writing about the poll, the John Locke Foundation’s Terry READ

Bills of Interest During First Week of the 2021 Legislative Session

In addition to bills dealing with COVID relief funding and getting students back into the classroom, North Carolina lawmakers have filed a number of READ

UPDATE: N.C. Board of Ed Revises, Then Approves Social Studies Standards

The State Board of Education voted to approve a revised draft of the proposed K-12 Social Studies Standards on Thursday afternoon. These Standards had READ

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