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Court upholds WV law protecting women’s sports

I believe that protecting fairness in women’s sports is a women’s rights issue,” said Armistead. “This isn’t just about fair play for me: It’s about protecting fairness and safety for female athletes across West Virginia. It’s about ensuring that future generations of female athletes are not discriminated against but have access to the same equal athletic opportunities that shaped my life.”

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Fact-Checking 6 Claims About Life After Roe v. Wade

When the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade on June 24, Americans went to their computers to find out what life was going to be like in a post-Roe America.

Many of the opinions about life in America following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe are not based in fact or data. Here are six myths asserted by pro-abortion activists since the high court reversed Roe.

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Spanish Council of the Judiciary warns ‘trans law’ violates rights of parents, women and children

“We are not concerned about the draft law just because it opposes our Christian worldview, but because it threatens democratic freedoms, restricts freedom of conscience and freedom of speech, and invades the competences of civil society and the family”, pointed out Quintana.

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High School Lesson Plans Tell California Students They’re Inherently Privileged If Male, Cisgender, White, Christian

A school district in La Quinta, California, is taking “corrective action” over ideological lecture materials telling high school students they are inherently privileged if they are Christian, straight, or male. The “Check Your Privilege” campaign defines privilege as “unearned access to social power…If you can expect time off from work to celebrate your religious holidays, you have Christian privilege.”

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Arguments from International Human Rights Law in the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Abortion Case

The State of Mississippi asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Center. Legal experts believe the Supreme Court may side with Mississippi and overturn the 1973 decision that read a right to abortion into the U.S. Constitution, returning the prerogative to legislate on abortion to state legislatures. Oral arguments for the Dobbs case will be heard on December 1, 2021. One of the issues that may be raised is whether abortion is an international human right. It is a question of primary importance. If abortion is an international right, then, whether Roe v. Wade was correctly decided is arguably irrelevant because the issue will have been entirely removed from the hands of the American People.

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‘Social-Emotional Learning’: The Next Fight in Education

Last week, the organization Parents Defending Education pressured Panorama, an education company that provides curricular materials and professional development to 1,500 districts, to remove a controversial training on its site. Called ‘Social-Emotional Learning as a Guide to Equity,” the course is replete with concepts such as privilege, anti-racism, equity, intersectionality, and other progressive buzzwords. In recent months several school boards have succumbed to controversy over the implementation of similar SEL programs.

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Religion is key factor in connecting men to their families

Religious practice seems to effectively connect men to families by encouraging marriage, discouraging divorce, and promoting norms of involved husbands and fathers. An increase in disengaged men portends negative consequences for families and communities, but religious faith, and particularly religious practice, seems to be a powerful counterforce. Active participation in religion by men leads to greater engagement and commitment to family, which in turn is likely to foster those norms in children and communities.

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