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Florida joins Texas, Arizona in weaponizing migrants by sending them to other states

Reading Time: 2 minutes Don’t get too caught up in recent headlines around Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, where two planes of some 50 migrants, many Venezuelan, showed up suddenly on Wednesday. Yes, this caused great confusion and a scrambling of community resources to provide basic necessities and aid to very confused arrivals who spoke little English. But it’s also nothing […]

Posted inBooks

A Texas school district just banned the Bible. Oops.

Reading Time: 2 minutes It finally happened. The Keller Independent School District in Texas banned the Bible in school… at least temporarily. And we have conservative Christians to thank for it. Keller ISD, in Tarrant County, has seen a flurry of activity around book bans recently. Since last October, conservative parents have demanded that certain books be censored and […]

Posted inClimate Crisis

Texas Republicans target investment firms that prioritize climate action

Reading Time: 2 minutes Attempts by Texas Republicans to compel corporations to enforce conservative values have now expanded to include climate initiatives. Earlier this year, Texas state lawmaker Briscoe Cain sent a cease-and-desist letter to corporations that provide funds for their employees to get abortions outside of the state. Now the state wants to target corporations that prioritize climate […]

Posted inPolitics

GOP pressures corporations to enforce conservative moral values

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Trump era has had a transformative effect on the Republican Party. Pro-business, small-government Republicans are nearly extinct, replaced with culture warriors demanding that corporations fall in line behind the fearful conservative moral agenda that motivates their shrinking voter base. In the 1980s, Reagan Republicans professed to stand for free trade, low taxes, and the […]

Posted inPolitics

Texas: “The Pro-Life Movement Is Winning”

Reading Time: 2 minutes My friend and blogger (Smilodon’s Retreat) Kevin McCarthy lives in Texas. Texas is involved in a legal sh!tshow. Things are not looking good there in terms of women’s and reproductive rights. Here, Kevin is nailing his various comments on Facebook to various GOPers. To which Kevin said: Asser (1998) examined 172 child fatalities between 1975 […]

Posted inEducation, The Secular

Humanists Halt Indoctrination of Kindergarteners in Texas Public School

Reading Time: 2 minutes Success! From the American Humanists Association: In response to the American Humanist Association (AHA)’s legal director threatening Texas school officials with legal action over indoctrination in kindergarten classrooms, Round Rock Independent School District counsel provided AHA’s lawyer today with written assurances that the unconstitutional conduct will not continue. AHA’s Legal Director and Senior Counsel, Monica […]

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