A federal appeals court on Friday held that the exclusion of a Catholic school student from a Vermont program for some high school students to dual-enroll in college courses at public expense is likely unconstitutional under recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on the free exercise of religion. A panel ofContinue Reading

California voters will decide in November whether governments and public colleges and universities can consider race in their hiring, contracting and admissions decisions, possibly ending affirmative action rules. The state Senate voted 30-10 on Wednesday to repeal that amendment, which still requires the approval of voters in November. Sen. ScottContinue Reading

The bizarre world of protests, riots and rallies added another bizarre chapter as Gary Wicks, a DC real-estate agent was caught on video calling Black police officers the N-Word,claiming victim status, because protests over the George Floyd killing disrupted their business. The officers were at 16th and L streets Northwest earlierContinue Reading

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that courts and federal agencies can exceed their constitutional boundaries and redefine what “sex” means in federal law. In a 6-3 opinion written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a lengthy opinion holding that, “An employer who fires an individual merely for beingContinue Reading

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a Catholic foster care agency because it refuses to compromise its religious beliefs by placing children with same-sex couples. The Supreme Court agreed to review Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia and oral argument is expectedContinue Reading

Hartley Sawyer will not be returning to The Flash as Ralph Dibny/Elongated Man, fired from the CW series over “derogatory remarks that target any race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.” Sawyer apologized for these Tweets which sparked outrage. In 2012 Sawyer wrote “The only thing keeping me from doing mildlyContinue Reading

Following its months-long investigation into the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and several Connecticut school districts, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has issued a letter of impending enforcement action, finding that the athletic conference’s policy allowing males who identify as female to compete in girls’ athletic events disadvantagesContinue Reading