A transgender student at Tremper High School in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district claiming discrimination because of not being permitted to use the boys’ restroom and being repeatedly addressed by her female birth name.
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court ruled that Texas’ voter ID law discriminates against minority voters and ordered changes to be made before the upcoming election.
On Monday, the Department of Justice petitioned the United States Supreme Court for rehearing of U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to President Obama’s deferred action program for illegal immigrants. Last month, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in the case, leaving intact a lower court ruling that blocked the administration from implementing its plan, which amounts to virtual amnesty through the usurpation of legislative powers.
Department of Homeland Security information reveals that Hillary Clinton could permanently resettle to America over half a million Muslim migrants during her first term of presidency if elected.
On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a pro-life measure supporting conscience protections for doctors and healthcare providers by a vote of 245 to 182. The measure would allow churches and other entities to sue the federal government for violating the Weldon Amendment, which prevents states from discriminating against institutions or health entities that do not provide for or refer abortions.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton made waves this weekend during an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer when she stated that there is systemic racism within the criminal justice system and that white people need to be more receptive to that reality. But while Clinton’s statements reiterate the talking points that have been touted by the Obama administration and recited by the media in recent years, they are inconsistent with the data on race and police shootings. Meanwhile, purporting that police are racist only serves to place a larger target on the backs of police officers.
A video critical of sharia law and jihad has been removed by YouTube for allegedly violating the company’s “hate speech” policies. Entitled “Killing for a Cause: Sharia Law & Civilization Jihad,” the video was uploaded last Thursday but has since been flagged and removed because of its criticisms of radical Jihad, prompting criticisms from the group behind the video and shining a light on what some are perceiving as censorship by web companies.
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?