US Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Males Who Identify as Female From Competing in Girls’ School Sports

US Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Males Who Identify as Female From Competing in Girls’ School Sports

WASHINGTON — Five U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would prohibit biological males who identify as female from competing in girls’ school sports. Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, Mike Lee of Utah, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, James Lankford of Oklahoma and Tom Cotton of Arkansas presented the “Protection of Women and Girls in […]

Tenn. School District Agrees Not to Allow Promotion of Christianity at Events, in Classroom Amid Lawsuit

Tenn. School District Agrees Not to Allow Promotion of Christianity at Events, in Classroom Amid Lawsuit

CARTHAGE, Tenn. — A school district in Tennessee has agreed not to allow Christianity to be promoted by school officials or third parties, including in regard to the presentation of prayers at events, the reading of Scripture in the classroom or the posting of religious displays in hallways. Two atheist families, represented by the American […]

Liberty University Hires Forensics Firm to Investigate ‘All Facets’ of Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Tenure

Liberty University Hires Forensics Firm to Investigate ‘All Facets’ of Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Tenure

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Liberty University announced on Monday that it has hired “one of the leading forensic firms in the world” to investigate “all facets” of the school’s operations throughout Jerry Falwell Jr.’s tenure as president, including financial, real estate and legal dealings. “This past week challenged all of us to the core,” the Executive […]

Appeals Court Rules Va. School District ‘Discriminated’ by Not Allowing Girl to Use Boys’ Restroom

Appeals Court Rules Va. School District ‘Discriminated’ by Not Allowing Girl to Use Boys’ Restroom

RICHMOND, Va. — A 2-1 panel with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has again ruled that a Virginia school district discriminated against a female student who identifies as male by declining to allow her to use the boys’ restroom. “[W]e hold that the board’s restroom policy constitutes sex-based discrimination and, independently, that transgender persons constitute […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns From Liberty University After Word of Wife’s Affair Goes Public

Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns From Liberty University After Word of Wife’s Affair Goes Public

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Jerry Falwell, Jr., the president of what hails itself as the world’s largest Christian university, officially resigned Monday evening after reports went public that his wife had an affair for a number of years with a young business partner. He had already been on indefinite leave over a controversial vacation photo in which […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Acknowledges Wife’s Illicit Affair, Agrees to Resign But Then Changes Mind

Jerry Falwell Jr. Acknowledges Wife’s Illicit Affair, Agrees to Resign But Then Changes Mind

(Business Insider) — Liberty University announced late Monday evening that Jerry Falwell Jr. “withdrew” his resignation, hours after he agreed to step down as president following a series of controversies he was embroiled in. Falwell walked back his resignation after multiple news outlets confirmed the news earlier on Monday. The college’s full board of directors plans […]

Flu Vaccine Required for All Students of Massachusetts Schools, Some Exemptions Allowed

Flu Vaccine Required for All Students of Massachusetts Schools, Some Exemptions Allowed

 BOSTON (WCVB-TV) — Flu shots will now be required for all students in Massachusetts schools, from child care through colleges, the Department of Public Health announced Wednesday. Students older than six months will have to be vaccinated by Dec. 31, unless either a medical or religious exemption is provided. “The new vaccine requirement is […]

Iowa State University Professor Amends Syllabus After Initially Banning Arguments Against Homosexuality, Abortion

Iowa State University Professor Amends Syllabus After Initially Banning Arguments Against Homosexuality, Abortion

AMES, Iowa — An English professor at Iowa State University, who had initially included a “giant warning” in her syllabus that students were not permitted to speak or submit classwork presenting “arguments against gay marriage, abortion, Black Lives Matter, etc.,” has now amended her course description after university officials found her restrictions to be “inconsistent” […]

Appeals Court Rules Students Must Be Permitted to Use Restroom That Aligns With ‘Gender Identity’

Appeals Court Rules Students Must Be Permitted to Use Restroom That Aligns With ‘Gender Identity’

ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Georgia has upheld an injunction against a Florida school district policy that prohibited a female student who identified as male from using the men’s restroom. “A public school may not punish its students for gender nonconformity. Neither may a public school harm transgender students by establishing arbitrary, […]

Liberty University Alumni, Students, Faculty Call for Board to ‘Permanently Remove’ Falwell Jr. as President

Liberty University Alumni, Students, Faculty Call for Board to ‘Permanently Remove’ Falwell Jr. as President

LYNCHBURG, Va. — A coalition of Liberty University alumni, students and faculty have launched a petition requesting that the Board of Trustees permanently remove Jerry Falwell Jr. from his position as president and “replace him with a responsible and virtuous Christian leader.” Save71 states that it is not just the recent unzipped pants photo taken […]

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