Group Sues Vermont AG for Withholding Emails About Climate Crusade Against Oil Groups

Vermont is refusing to comply with a court order forcing officials to release communications about the state’s supposed involvement in a climate inquisition against fossil fuel groups, a conservative legal group said Monday. Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan denied conservative group EE Legal’s request for communication between former Attorney General William Sorrell and New York […]

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Professor Who Tweeted ‘Trump Must Hang’ Won’t Return to Teach at That School

A professor who tweeted that President Donald Trump “must hang” and “justice = the execution of two Republicans for each deported immigrant” will not return to teach in the fall. California State University, Fresno history professor Lars Maischak won’t teach during the fall semester, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday, citing an announcement by university President […]

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8-Year-Old Sues Private School Over Gender Identity

An 8-year-old student identified as transgender is suing a private school in Orange Country, California, for failing to let the child express a preferred gender identity. The lawsuit, filed Aug. 2, alleges that Heritage Oak Private School violated the Unruh Civil Rights Act, which outlaws discrimination based on sex or sexual orientation, because it wouldn’t allow Nikki Brar to wear […]

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Why Is HHS Contraception Order Still Standing?

After meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on May 4, I sat in the Rose Garden and listened as the president promised the Little Sisters of the Poor that their “long ordeal” with the government’s contraceptive mandate “would soon be over.” Yet here we are, nearly three months later, and the Health and Human […]

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The Value of US Weapons Goes Far Beyond Battlefield, Ukrainian Troops Say

KYIV, Ukraine—On the front lines against Russia and its separatist proxies in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian soldiers have, throughout the past three years of relentless combat, frequently turned to symbols of America to both intimidate and annoy their enemies—sometimes, in eclectic and creative ways. Ukrainian soldiers have raised U.S. flags over their front-line trenches and forts—typically […]

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At 200-Day Mark, Trump Still Trails Predecessors in Filling Jobs

Just ahead of President Donald Trump’s 200th day in office, the Senate confirmed dozens of his nominees in a significant sign of a stepped-up pace to fill jobs, including judgeships. “When political leaders are in place, the president can run the government more effectively, achieve his priorities,” @RPublicService says. In all, the Senate on Thursday […]

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