Two weeks after a deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, reignited debates about gun violence and securing schools, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday that will require mental-health "crisis intervention" training for on-campus officers.
- National Review
The San Francisco school board voted 4-3 Wednesday night to return Lowell High School to a merit-based admissions system, two years after it switched to a lottery system.
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Chief Justice John Roberts says Supreme Court went too far in taking the 'dramatic step' of overturning Roe v. Wade
Roberts wrote that a decision that limited abortion rights without overturning Roe v. Wade would have been "markedly less unsettling."
- The Fiscal Times
The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to forgive roughly $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 students who say they were defrauded by mostly for-profit schools, many of which are no longer in operation. The agreement is part of a proposed settlement of the legal case Sweet v. Cardona, which began with seven students suing then-Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in 2019. The plaintiffs claimed that the Department of Education was ignoring or improperly rejecting their applications
“There is no place in the Town of Millinocket for such a blatant disregard of human decency," an official of the Maine town wrote.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyHe’s one of the richest men in the world and the largest individual owner of farmland in the country. Now Bill Gates appears to have acquired a slice of their tiny city, and locals near Pembina, North Dakota, aren’t happy about it. The news is making waves across the state, as well.“The public's kind of in an uproar,” said Doug Goehring, North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner. “It's a matter of… he has no tie to the land, he has no tie t
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Oklahoma takes lead addressing mass shootings while protecting 2nd Amend. with new executive order, gov says
In an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt detailed a new executive order he says will protect Second Amendment rights, while preventing school mass shootings.
A Washington state jury on Wednesday awarded the Lummi Indian tribe $595,000 over the 2017 collapse of a net pen where Atlantic salmon were being raised.
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A parent accused Oconomowoc schools of teaching age-inappropriate material. The district threatened a defamation lawsuit.
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty has written a letter defending Alexandra Schweitzer's comments as protected speech.
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Biden accidentally flashed a cue card telling him exactly where to go and what to do at a White House event
"YOU take YOUR seat" was among the bullet-pointed instructions given to Joe Biden at a recent White House meeting, that he accidentally revealed.
- The State
She asked a school board member’s attorney if lawsuits against teachers in the district were being planned.
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'College Hill: Celebrity Edition' Trailer: Stacey Dash Is Uncomfortable Taking African American Studies In BET+ Series With NeNe, Ray J And More
College Hill: Celebrity Edition's first trailer has NeNe Leakes, Ray J and many others...including Stacey Dash looking uncomfortable in her African American studies class.
- Rolling Stone
The senator from Maine once again seemed blindsided by Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh siding against Roe v. Wade
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Casey LaCaze-Lachney posted a TikTok video after receiving a public indecency charge and the video quickly went viral gaining over 2.6 million views.
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This summer marks the third time in eight years that the U.S. Department of Education is overhauling its policy on how school districts should handle student discipline. And while the controversy surrounding the issue hasn’t changed, the pandemic offers up a troubling new context: Districts are reporting spikes in student misconduct, violent attacks on school […]
Justice Thomas says the Supreme Court should 'reconsider' rulings that protect access to contraception and same-sex marriage as the court overturns Roe v. Wade
The court should examine all other cases that fall under its due process precedents, Thomas wrote in a concurring opinion.
"I am alarmed they chose to reject the stability the ruling has provided for two generations of Americans," the West Virginia Democrat said.
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California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island all have similar laws. The Biden administration had urged the justices to uphold New York's law. Under Maryland law, anyone between 18 and 21 years old who applies for a wear-and-carry gun permit must require it for their job, and they must complete firearms training to get a weapon and show proper cause for carrying it outside of their home. Maryland legislative leaders said Thursday: "We will be reviewing the opinion, and, if necessary, pass legislation that protects Marylanders and complies with this brand-new precedent."
- LA Times
Now that the Supreme Court has tossed out a New York law limiting who can get a permit to carry a gun, California's rules are on shaky legal ground.
- Associated Press
A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, has been returned to his tribe after being housed for decades in a museum at Harvard University. Members of the Ponca tribes in Nebraska and Oklahoma visited the Massachusetts university on June 3 for the ceremonial return of the artifact, the tribes said in a recent announcement. Standing Bear had originally gifted the pipe-tomahawk to one of his lawyers after winning the 1879 court case that made him one of the first Native Americans granted civil rights.
At least 6 GOP members of Congress asked the Trump White House for a January 6 pardon, including Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene
Trump White House aides told House select committee investigators about Republican lawmakers who asked to be pardoned after the Capitol riot.