With the tide turning against the Obama administration-pushed Common Core nationalization of K-12 education, Big Business and powerful corporate lobbyists are dropping millions of dollars on a massive propaganda campaign aimed at defending the “progressive” educational establishment’s national school standards from the intensifying public uproar. The latest establishment outfits to join the war on outraged citizens across the political spectrum — mostly parents, teachers, and taxpayers seeking to preserve local control of education and promote proper schooling — include the Business Roundtable, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and their front groups. Their ploy, however, may well backfire.
A civil jury has ruled that the University of North Carolina-Wilmington retaliated against one of its professors because of his Christian views.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has rejected the demands of an atheist group that he delete a Bible reference from his Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Stanford University has denied funding for a pro-marriage conference, agreeing with homosexual activists that the event amounts to "anti-LGBT" hate speech.