February 24, 2024

Ex-GOP candidate for PA lt gov, ‘parental rights’ advocate allegedly punched teen in the face during boozy birthday party she threw for daughter, 17

A former GOP candidate for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania and right-wing “parental rights” activist allegedly slugged a teenager in the face and fed underage minors booze at a birthday bash she threw for her daughter. Clarice Schillinger, 36, allegedly punched a 16-year-old boy in the face three times during the Sep. 29 party that ran […]

Iran Chairs U.N. Human Rights Forum One Month After Hamas Atrocities

Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, will become the chair of the U.N. Human Rights Council Social Forum on Thursday — just one month after Iran’s clients in Hamas perpetrated some of the worst atrocities in modern history against Israeli civilians. UN Watch noted that Iran was granted the rotating chairmanship of the

Satanists condemn leader, demand he reaffirm trans rights after taking photo with anti-woke atheist

The Satanic Temple’s foremost spokesman has reportedly faced internal backlash after he posed for a photograph with an atheist activist who condemned “crazy woke sh–” among LGBTQ+ activism. The Satanic Temple (TST) co-founder and spokesperson Lucien Greaves has a history as a provocateur against Christianity in public life, but now is reportedly facing uproar from […]

Federally-funded food bank prioritizes racial minorities. That could violate Civil Rights Act, lawyer claims

A Portland-based food bank that receives millions in government funding says it prioritizes racial and sexual minorities for food and grant distribution, which, according to one lawyer, could violate the Civil Rights Act. The Oregon Food Bank commits to putting minorities at the “center” of its service and has funds set up to specifically support […]

European court rules Turkey violated rights in ByLock app cases

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the rights of a Turkish teacher who was convicted of terrorism offenses, were violated due to the heavy reliance on evidence related to his use of a phone app.  The Turkish government had presented the use of the ByLock encrypted messaging app as evidence of criminal […]

‘Non-Binary’ Author of Book About Trans 4th Grader: ‘Parental Rights Really Anger Me’

Alex Gino, a so-called “non-binary” author of a book about a transgender 4th grader, declared “parental rights really anger me” in a recent discussion of families pushing back on books that sow gender confusion in young children. “Parental rights really anger me, because what about human rights? People who are under 18 are human,” Gino told Yahoo!

Kamala Harris Becomes Gun Control ‘Czar’ After Repeated Failures as Border, Voting Rights Czar

President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that Vice President Kamala Harris will lead the new federal office of gun violence prevention after she produced questionable results on the border and with voting rights legislation. The office will reportedly act as a coordinated effort between the Biden White House, the Community Justice Action Fund, and Everytown

Pennsylvania high school students organize walkout to protest trans bathroom rule: ‘Compromised’ our rights

Hundreds of students from Pennsylvania’s Perkiomen Valley School District walked out of class Friday after the local school board failed to enact a policy requiring transgender students to use the restroom corresponding with their biological sex. “Kids were upset. Girls… we wanted to protect them. They were upset. They didn’t want men in their bathroom,” […]

Christian social worker takes legal action after job withdrawn, told he must ’embrace and promote’ LGBT rights

A Christian social worker from the United Kingdom is pursuing legal action after he had a job offer withdrawn due to his beliefs about homosexuality and marriage. Felix Ngole said he was denied a job opportunity with the NHS after they discovered his “very strong views” on homosexuality and marriage. Ngole made headlines in recent […]

On this day in history, July 2, 1964, President Johnson signs ‘sweeping’ Civil Rights Act

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law on this day in history, July 2, 1964 — “the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction,” as the National Archives notes on its website. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 “prohibited discrimination in public spaces, provided for the integration of schools […]

House Republicans think Democrats’ abortion rights strategy could backfire

New York Republican Reps. Marc Molinaro (pictured) and Anthony D’Esposito told POLITICO that they weren’t worried about failing to represent the will of voters in their districts when it comes to abortion policy. | AP One year after their party was pummeled over abortion restrictions on the campaign trail, vulnerable Republicans are starting to sound

Abortion rights likely headed for showdown in Ohio this fall

Abortion messaging hasn’t always been front and center for Ohio Democrats. | Megan Jelinger/AFP/Getty Ohio is poised to become the latest battleground over abortion after advocates Wednesday submitted more than enough signatures to get an abortion rights initiative on the ballot this fall. A coalition of abortion-rights groups has submitted more than 7srcsrc,srcsrcsrc signatures for

UN investigators accuse Israel of ‘delegitimizing’ Palestinian human rights group with terrorism accusations

Investigators commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body on Thursday accused Israel of “delegitimizing and silencing civil society” by outlawing Palestinian human rights groups and labeling their members as “terrorists.” The findings came in the annual report by the Human Rights Council’s “Commission of Inquiry.” The commission, led by a three-member team of human […]

IRS Confirms Rights of Whistleblowers After Allegations Against Biden Family, DOJ

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel confirmed the rights of agency whistleblowers to make protected disclosures to Congress following attacks from Hunter Biden’s attorney on recent IRS whistleblowers’ allegations. In June, Hunter Biden’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, who represents high-profile individuals engulfed in political scandals, sent a letter to Republican investigators that questioned the legitimacy of

Ron DeSantis Signs ‘Digital Bill Of Rights’ Legislation To Curb Big Tech

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation Tuesday designed to curb government involvement in Big Tech censorship and data collection. DeSantis signed Senate Bill 262, creating a “Digital Bill of Rights” to protect consumers’ data, according to a press release. The legislation also requires larger search engines like Google to communicate whether they alter search results

ATF Reaffirms No 2A Rights for Drug Users, Bringing Spotlight Back on Hunter Biden’s Purported Gun Crime

ATF Reaffirms No 2A Rights for Drug Users, Bringing Spotlight Back on Hunter Biden’s Purported Gun Crime ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images The spotlight is on Hunter Biden’s purported crime again after the ATF’s St. Paul office reaffirmed the agency’s position that state laws legalizing the recreational use of certain drugs do not remove gun

Gun rights hearing turns chaotic amid arrest of Parkland parent

A gun rights hearing on Capitol Hill escalated Thursday into a verbal altercation between two lawmakers amid the arrest of a parent whose son died in 2src18’s Parkland, Fla., school shooting. The fracas during a joint hearing held by the House Oversight and House Judiciary Committees began when Patricia and Manuel Oliver shouted aloud about

Burlington, Vermont Seeks to Give Voting Rights to DACA Illegal Aliens

Burlington, Vermont, voters are seeking to extend local voting rights to illegal aliens enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as foreign nationals with green cards and newly-arrived migrants with work permits. This week, residents in Burlington voted overwhelmingly, 67 percent, to allow DACA illegal aliens, green card-holders, and migrants

Georgia parental rights bill would bar teachers from discussing gender identity with students

A Georgia lawmaker’s proposal would prevent educators from talking to students about gender identity while also ensuring that parents are not left in the dark about a potential change to their child’s gender identity. State Sen. Carden Summers, R, told the Senate Education and Youth Committee on Tuesday that he will need to rewrite Senate […]

China: Ohio Train Disaster a Product of U.S. Federalism and States’ Rights

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, Andre Malerba/Bloomberg via Getty Images China’s state-run Global Times on Tuesday claimed the Ohio toxic train derailment and factory explosion were evidence of America’s “crumbling infrastructure,” “declining governance capabilities,” and the inferiority of representative republican government. The Global Times razzed current and former U.S. administrations for constantly demanding infrastructure money but

He’s a Texas border-district Republican. And he says the right’s new immigration bill is a ‘bad idea.’

You might call Gonzales a political rarity, wading into the kind of huge policy fights that would terrify most swing-district members — but he’s been like this for a while. The Navy veteran and father of six has flouted GOP orthodoxy time and time again as his sprawling border district makes national news for the

Deep Blue Portland, Oregon Rejects Voting Rights for Foreign Nationals

The most Democrat region of Oregon rejected a ballot initiative to allow foreign nationals to vote in local elections. On Tuesday, voters in Multnomah County, Oregon — home to the deep blue sanctuary city of Portland — voted down the initiative that would have possibly allowed foreign nationals, including illegal aliens, the right to vote

Amid Jackson water crisis, Rep. Thompson supports a civil rights review of federal spending

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Dem Sen. Casey: Dems Have to Protect Voting Rights to ‘Preserve Our Democracy’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Velshi,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) stated that “we’re at a point of no return.” And Democrats are either going to protect “voter rights to preserve the democracy or we’re not.” Casey said, “Ali, we’re — we’ve reached a point now with these Supreme Court decisions and with the advent of…

FACT CHECK: Did The World Economic Forum Send This Tweet About The Age Of Consent ‘Infringing On Human Rights’?

An image shared on Instagram claims to show a tweet from the World Economic Forum (WEF) about how age of consent laws “may be infringing on human rights.” Verdict: False There is no record of the WEF sending this tweet. Fact Check: The WEF is an international organization that “engages the foremost political, business, cultural…

Jennifer Lawrence Claims ‘A Radical Wing of the Republican Party Is Actively Dismantling Americans Rights to Vote’

Actress Jennifer Lawrence claimed this week that there is a “radical wing” of the Republican Party that is actively dismantling Americans’ right to vote. The Hunger Games and X-Men: Dark Phoenix star begged fans to support the far-left’s For the People Act, which would nationalize U.S. elections and gut voter ID provisions. “Whatever your personal politics are,…

The USFL Returns: 80s Era League to Return with Rights to Original Team Names

It’s time to party like it’s 1983. According to an announcement on Thursday, the USFL will return to the American gridiron in 2022. The 80s era league that experienced a short but lively run from 1983 to 1986 will make its return complete with legal rights to original team names and uniforms. The league will…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Texas Legislature ‘Massacred’ State’s Image, LBJ Legacy of the Voting Rights Act

During an appearance on CNN, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) decried actions taken by the Texas Legislature to shore up election integrity. Jackson Lee called those efforts “operating under the big lie” and compared the “Texas image” of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Voting Rights Act to the modern-day Texas Legislature. Well, you…

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualisms and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes…

Maryland Becomes First State To Repeal ‘Police Bill Of Rights’ After Overriding GOP Governor’s Veto

April 11, 2021 3:23 PM ET Maryland became the first state in the U.S. to end its “police Bill of Rights” when Democratic lawmakers passed broad law enforcement reform bills Saturday. The Democratic-led legislature overrode a veto by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to pass three new policing bills. The new laws remove certain legal protection…

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