Following the lead of heroic Texas State Representative Toth, Florida bans ‘critical race theory’ from its classrooms

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Following the lead of heroic Texas State Representative Steve Toth, Republican of Conroe, who authored a ban on the teaching of racist “critical race theory” in Texas, Florida’s state Board of Education banned “critical race theory” from public school classrooms Thursday, adopting new rules it said would shield schoolchildren from curricula […]

Russian court outlaws opposition leader Navalny’s groups

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Wednesday night outlawed the organizations founded by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by labeling them extremist, the latest move in a campaign to silence dissent and bar Kremlin critics from running for parliament in September. The Moscow City Court’s ruling, effective immediately, prevents people associated with Navalny’s Foundation […]

Facebook board upholds Trump ban, just not indefinitely

San Francisco (AP), May 6 – Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — at least not yet. Four months after Facebook suspended Trump’s accounts, having concluded that he incited violence leading to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the company’s quasi-independent oversight board upheld the bans. But it told Facebook to specify how long […]

Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Senator Bettencourt back ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying, but may still have limited success

Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Senator Bettencourt back ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying, but may still have limited success

Image: Texas Governor Greg Abbott didn’t mince words about his position on banning taxpayer-funded lobbying, a move which would dramatically shift influence back to Texas citizens over paid special interest groups. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 16 – The hearing before the Senate Special Committee on Property Tax Reform on February 6, 2019, […]

South Carolina House passes bill banning most abortions

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bill banning nearly all abortions, following the lead of other states with similar measures that would go into effect if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade. The bill faces a final procedural vote in the House on Thursday […]

North Dakota county may become US’s 1st to bar new refugees

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Reuben Panchol was forced to leave war-torn Sudan decades ago as a child, embarking on an odyssey that eventually brought him to the American Midwest and left him eternally grateful to the country that took him in. “I am an American citizen, a North Dakotan,” said Panchol, a 38-year-old father of […]

Freedom and Liberty Conservatives PAC announce “Taxpayers Fight Back” campaign during 2019-20 elections

Conroe, September 3 – The Freedom and Liberty Conservatives Political Action Committee (FLCPAC) has announced the “Taxpayers Fight Back” campaign which the group will sponsor during the elections from November, 2019, to November, 2020. “We’re not just sheep waiting to be shorn,” FLCPAC Board member Bill O’Sullivan commented. “‘Taxpayers Fight Back’ will be the theme […]

Ban aimed at electronics in cabins of some US-bound flights 

ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The reason for the ban was not immediately clear. U.S. security officials would not […]