Raven Clabough

The Justice Department has announced that it will mandate “implicit bias” training for its employees to ensure that they are not permitting unconscious bias to influence their law-enforcement decisions. The training program is the latest in the DOJ's long history of advancing a narrative that non-whites are the victims of institutional prejudice — despite much evidence to the contrary.

The Obama administration’s immigration policies continue to be the subject of controversy, as documents reveal that it is not only illegal immigrants that have been able to circumvent immigration requirements, but legal ones as well. What's worse, changes to the process were made without congressional approval or intervention.

The University of Arizona will be the first university in the United States to launch a transgender studies master’s program, which is expected to begin in the fall of 2017. The focus for the program will be all things related to transgenderism, including sex, gender, and cultural and political issues. But the question remains, for what exactly will such a program prepare graduating students? What possible careers will seek out transgender studies majors?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday that Catholic schools must provide health insurance to their employees that cover abortions. HHS’ decision to reject a challenge from a group of Catholic schools is based on California state law, which indicates that insurance coverage must cover all “medically necessary” procedures, a category to which the state contends abortion belongs. 

Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan, has elected to drop its university-wide requirement in mathematics and is strongly considering adding a three-credit-hour requirement in "diversity" to the school’s general education curriculum, in the latest example of liberal indoctrination in higher education institutions. This example is particularly glaring, however, because critics contend it does a significant disservice to students and puts them at a competitive disadvantage, all in an effort to advance an agenda.

 

The Kansas Board of Education has voted unanimously to ignore the Obama administration’s policy that students should be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, regardless of their biological sex, and to allow the individual school districts to decide how to proceed. The school board contends it is vital that policies such as these are left to the local schools to decide, not the federal government.

Earlier this month, The New American reported on Washington State's adoption of controversial new learning standards regarding gender for students in grades K-12. These health and physical education standards were quietly adopted by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) on March 25 without issuance of public notice or a press release. Because the standards had been adopted in secret, they only recently came to the attention of the Family Policy Institute of Washington (FPIW), which has pledged to fight their implementation.

New York City has used taxpayer dollars to launch a campaign that encourages residents to use the bathroom of their choice. The campaign, which asks NYC residents and tourists to “Look past pink and blue,” cost taxpayers a total of $265,000 and is set to last until July 3.

The Obama administration continues to flagrantly disregard our nation’s immigration laws. According to Judicial Watch, the Department of Homeland Security has been transporting illegal immigrants from the Mexican border to Phoenix and releasing them without processing their paperwork or issuing court appearance documents.

Washington State public schools have approved health education learning standards that include teaching gender expression to kindergarteners. The new K-12 health and physical education learning standards were quietly adopted by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) on March 25 without issuance of public notice or press release, according to the Daily Caller.

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