Raven Clabough

The Left often likes to use science — or rather, a modified version of science — in arguments related to atheism, evolution, abortion, climate change, etc. But just how it will deal with a new scientific study on transgenderism remains to be seen. According to a new report published in The New Atlantis journal, transgenderism — the latest hot button social justice “ism” — is not supported by science.

Professors at the University of Texas attempted to block a new campus carry law from taking effect on their campus, but their request for an injunction was denied by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. According to the court, the professors were not entitled to a preliminary injunction against the law that went into effect on August 1. However, the professors’ lawsuit against the campus carry law is still being pursued.

Earlier this week, attorneys with the Thomas More Society filed papers in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington to lift a temporary injunction against the release of documents related to the University of Washington’s Birth Defects Research Laboratory and its use of aborted fetal body parts. The documents in question pertain to transactions between Planned Parenthood and the laboratory and were scheduled to be released on August 5, months after the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) and the Family Policy Institute of Washington (FPIW) filed public records requests, but the injunction successfully halted their release.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU), a Christian college, is the first university to join a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its five-year-old policy mandating how schools address allegations of sexual assault. The suit contends that the standards set by the Obama administration fail to protect innocent students, violate the Administrative Procedure Act, and amount to male gender bias.

Thursday, 11 August 2016 15:15

ObamaCare Continues to Be a Failure

President Obama’s signature “accomplishment” continues to plague the American people six years after it was signed into law. Major insurance companies are threatening to pull out of the healthcare exchanges after experiencing significant losses under ObamaCare, and customers are expected to bear the burden of higher costs and fewer options as a result.

 

A new report from the Detroit Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general (IG) reveals that the Detroit VA hospital spent over $300,000 on televisions that were ultimately placed in storage and never used. This is just one of many revelations related to the VA’s abuse of funds that have been exposed following the VA scandal.

Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit against David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress and also against the University of Washington to stop the release of documents that detail the abortion giant's relationship with the university’s Birth Defects Research Center.

Seattle taxpayers are footing the bill in the latest left-wing indoctrination efforts regarding so-called “white privilege.” In this particular circumstance, the focus is actually on “white fragility” and it is part of a set of “racial equity” workshops that Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture is hosting in August and September.

Another judge has struck a blow against a state’s efforts to combat voter fraud.

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland issued a temporary restraining order against North Dakota’s voter ID law after a group of Native Americans claimed it placed unfair and excessive burdens on them.

An oversight report by an independent taxpayer watchdog into the Veterans Affairs administration reveals more troubling information connected to the VA scandal, Fox News reports. According to the report's findings, the VA spent $20 million on artwork and sculptures and added nearly 40,000 new jobs, though just one in 11 were medical positions, all while more than a thousand veterans died awaiting medical care.

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