Perhaps just two or three decades ago, gay and lesbian individuals and their support groups expressed a desire for others to accept them for who they were. Most of them likely struggled with their sexual identity, and ultimately, they wanted to know that the important people in their lives loved them and cared for them no matter what. Acceptance was the goal for gays and lesbians back then. My, how things have changed.
As parents of thousands of students across the nation are refusing the standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards, state education officials are digging in their heels and attempting to use authority and, in some cases, intimidation to keep test participation rates up and parents in line.
A leader of the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP) who spoke at the March for Marriage in Russellville, Arkansas Saturday was interrupted in her address when LGBT activists with protest signs and rainbow flags ran up on the stage with her, attempting to disrupt the event.
The Student Government Association (SGA) at Johns Hopkins University has banned Chick-fil-A from its campus, claiming the restaurant chain is a “microaggression” against its students.
Taking part in the kick-off of the Cosmo Harms Minors campaign this past week, Dr. Alveda King said Cosmopolitan’s content helps “line the pockets of the abortion industry” and that “Planned Parenthood is joining with Cosmo” to “lead that girl into an abortion.”
Faithful Catholics are praising the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, who walked out of their classrooms at Marin Catholic High School near San Francisco last Friday on the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s (GLSEN) Day of Silence, devoted to promoting the militant LGBT agenda among young people in school.
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) challenged a statement made by Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that “religious beliefs…have to be changed” in order to accommodate abortion.
Boston U High School ‘Global Ed’ Workshop Whitewashes Terrorism, Promotes Palestinian State – But Complies With Common Core
A “global education” workshop for high school students given by a Boston University group and reportedly compliant with the Common Core standards encourages Jewish students to empathize with Hamas and teaches that the United States’ use of military drones is terrorism.
A Columbia University student, cleared by the school and law enforcement of rape accusations, has filed a lawsuit against the school, claiming it failed to protect him from harassment by the student who continued her public claims that he raped her.
First-year students at taxpayer-funded Rutgers University have been studying Democrat candidate for president Hillary Rodham Clinton during a one-credit course titled “A Woman for President?” The course features guest lectures from former Clinton campaign staffers and a field trip to the Clinton Global Initiative.
Roll Call: GOP to Suffer ‘Scars from Long, Tortured Confirmation of First African-American Woman’ AG
The Republican-dominated Senate has allowed Loretta Lynch to be confirmed as the next U.S. Attorney General, 56-43. Roll Call now says the GOP will suffer with “scars from the long, tortured confirmation process of the first African-American woman nominated to fill the post.”
A group of national pro-life leaders is calling on House leadership to vote for a bill that would ban abortions past the fifth month of pregnancy in the United States. After a three-month delay since the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act was pulled from the House floor, leaders say it is time to vote on it.
In 2006, attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch joined other former U.S. attorneys in an amicus brief in a case before the Supreme Court that maintained the federal law against partial-birth abortion was unconstitutional because the term “living fetus” was too vague for those whose job it was to obey and enforce the ban.
The granddaughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst announced the launch of a campaign Wednesday in Washington, D.C. to protect children from the readily available sexual content of Cosmopolitan Magazine which, according to the Hearst Corporation, is the best-selling young women’s magazine in the United States.
Michael Hichborn, president of Lepanto Institute – which has in the past exposed CRS policy of programs supporting contraception – said, “This vice president is flouting Catholic moral teaching by living in a homosexual union and engaging in homosexual activism online. Personnel is policy, so it’s a fair question to ask how his lifestyle and activism have influenced policy at CRS.”
Louisiana grassroots activists tell Breitbart News they warned a member of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s team last week that his name was listed on a pro-Common Core PAC’s website as a supporter of the “Unicorns Are Not Real” campaign, an effort to ridicule opponents of the controversial standards.
Likely 2016 contender Mike Huckabee says the pro-Common Core PAC Alliance for Better Classrooms has used his name without permission to promote its “Unicorns Are Not Real” campaign.
The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) awarded Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore the “Letter from Birmingham Jail Courage” Award Friday for maintaining his stand on marriage between one man and one woman.
A group of Common Core supporters resorting to mocking parents and other opponents of the boondoggle education initiative is studded with likely GOP presidential candidates, establishment Republican governors, top corporations, and the primary private funder of Common Core himself--Bill Gates.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina warned the New Hampshire Republican Leadership Summit that “Hillary Clinton must not be president."
State Education Officials Fear Federal Withholding of Funds Due to Low Common Core Test Participation
As parents have continued to opt their children out of the testing aligned with the Common Core standards by the thousands in some states, in others, the testing has been halted entirely due to numerous technological glitches, leaving some state education officials worried their federal funding could be at stake as a result of low participation rates in the mandated tests.
As former Hewlett-Packard CEO and California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina nears a decision to run for president in 2016, she blasted Hillary Clinton’s recent attack on CEO pay and the “selective outrage of the left.”
In a press release last week, the American College of Pediatricians urged health care providers to educate young women about the strong link between abortion and breast cancer.
Nearly three months after caving to a group of Republicans led by Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina, the House GOP is trying to resurrect the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, though Ellmers has demanded another language change in the bill
Wyoming Catholic College has rejected $1 million in federal student aid programs to keep its Catholic identity, rejecting strings tied to the funding regarding birth control, same-sex marriage, and gender issues--requirements that are not in keeping with the teachings of the Catholic Church.