A new law to which Governor Dennis Daugaard (picture, left) attached his signature on March 7 gives families in South Dakota the freedom to home school their children without undue intrusion from their local school districts.

<Next week, thousands of students and their families will be off school for Spring Break and will be looking for a fun family vacation destination.

In an era of trillion-dollar budgets and out-sized deficits, the U.S. government continues to finance studies that nobody needs. The latest goofball “research analysis” hit the news on Thursday, March 3, telling us that virginity was on the rise (albeit with minuscule numbers).

On March 1 the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a case involving the Fourth Amendment rights of parents and children against illegal searches and seizures when caseworkers who are notified of allegations of child abuse interview and medically examine children without a search warrant or the consent or involvement of their parents. The case is styled Bob Camreta v. Sarah Greene, et al.

University of Wisconsin MadisonChalk up a small victory for religious liberty on campus. On March 7 the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a lower-court decision that granted a Catholic campus group student funding from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.