Locker Room Battles

The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights found "a preponderance of evidence" that Township High School District 211 in Palatine, Illinois, violated Title IX by barring a transgender student from using the girls' locker room.

That’s right. A high school violates federal law if it bars a transgender student from using the girls’ locker room!

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Mommy, Teacher Says God Is a Myth

A twelve-year-old student was learning about the difference between fact and opinion. She was asked to identify whether the statement “there is a God” was fact or opinion. 

The student said it was a fact. The teacher told the class it was a myth and wrong to present the idea of God as fact.

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More Words We Cannot Say

In another case of political correctness seeking to trump free speech, Texas Rep. Juaquin Castro (D) has introduced the Correcting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression Act. The purpose of the bill is to ban the use of the terms alien and illegal alien from all federal signage and literature.

At the National Center for Life and Liberty, we believe all individuals should be treated with dignity and respect. We should all use our words carefully and speak words that edify, not condemn.

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Do We Really Need a Children’s Bill of Rights in America?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) has reared its pointless head in the House of Representatives. Its supporters say it is needed to protect children. Opponents say another layer of bureaucracy is not needed in a nation that already has strict child regulations and policies.

The UN CRC seems to pop up every year in the legislature. It is actually a United Nations attempt to intrude into family life in America. Its proponents try to shame voters by pointing out that the United States would be the last nation to sign on to the treaty. Even Somalia and South Sudan are signers.

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