Category: Parental Rights/ Parenting

Ultra-Woke Illinois Mandates Are Top Threat to U.S. Education

Should the rule be ratified on February 16, the entire Illinois teacher corps will be effectively forced into political re-education and compelled to turn their classes into woke indoctrination sessions. We’ll look at details, but the most extraordinary in a raft of outrageous dictates is that teachers must “embrace and encourage progressive viewpoints and perspectives.” Illinois is literally about to mandate that every one of its licensed teachers adopt progressive political orthodoxy and impart that ideology to students.

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Marijuana abuse by youth with mood disorders linked to suicide attempts, self-harm and death, study finds

“The perception is that marijuana is safe to use, but we need to educate parents and kids that there are risks involved, particularly with heavy and high potency cannabis use,” said study author Cynthia Fontanella, an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral health at the Ohio State University’s College of Medicine.

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Trump Made Foster Children a Priority. That Shouldn’t Change Under Biden.

“Every child deserves a family,” begins President Donald Trump’s executive order last June on “Strengthening the Child Welfare System for America’s Children.” The Trump administration made foster children a priority, working with state and local groups to place children in loving homes more quickly and to ensure that fewer children are entering the system to begin with.

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Abortion Kills Human Life, and It’s Killing Us

And while we’re examining our conscience about the heightened tendency toward violence in our midst, let’s recall that the entertainment we consume matters. If it’s all violence and death, that becomes a part of us. It doesn’t cause someone to wake up one morning, get on a plane, and storm the Capitol building or loot a Best Buy under the guise of protesting racial injustice, but some “entertainment” does desensitize us to just how evil it is to hurt or kill or dehumanize. And we absolutely have to address abortion in a new way. It’s the most intimate violence there is.

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Love and hugs are essential to human development

French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of “The Little Prince,” wrote, “One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eye.” Love and hugging are essential. You can put a child in an institution with plenty of food and clothing but you can’t expect a child to thrive in an environment where all you have are people who work for a paycheck.

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