Thursday, June 9, 2016

School Board Facing Lawsuit by Transgender Student Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case

The Daily Signal
June 9, 2016

School Board Facing Lawsuit by Transgender Student Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case

Good morning from Washington, where the Obama administration wants elementary schools to teach in many languages. Mike Gonzalez objects. The nuclear deal emboldens Iran, a senator tells Josh Siegel and other reporters in a Heritage Foundation briefing. The Senate's top Republican faults conservatives for challenging the president, Philip Wegmann reports. After a transgender student sues to use the boys' room, a school board may go to the Supreme Court. Kelsey Harkness has that plus a video report on another bathroom brawl.
Commentary

Obama Administration Looks to Cement Ethnic Divides With Language Mandate


The Obama administration's latest policy statement advises states to instruct early childhood students in home languages different from English, and to help them retain separate cultural attachments.
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School Board Facing Lawsuit by Transgender Student Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case


"This case is one of national significance," the court document reads. "It directly affects every school district and college in this Circuit that receives federal funding and indirectly affects every such district and college in the United States."
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Mitch McConnell Complains About 'Unreasonable' Conservatives, Points Blame at Talk Radio


The Senate majority leader said that grassroots conservatives "have been fed" an impossible notion, namely that "somehow a Republican Congress can overcome a Democratic president and eventually bring him to his knees when it's not possible."
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Nearly a Year Since Nuclear Deal, Tom Cotton Alarmed by 'Empowerment of Iran'


"Over the last year we've seen nothing but the continued aggression of Iran, and the consequences of the nuclear deal with Iran are growing worse," warns Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.
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Commentary

Congress' Proposal to Restrict Legal Proceedings in Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Could Trigger Chaos


This would create an incredibly dangerous precedent for troubled state and local governments for whom the option of a stay outside bankruptcy would encourage further fiscal recklessness.
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School District Grapples With the Transgender Debate


A public school community appears divided over a policy that allows transgender students to use the bathrooms, locker rooms, and other sex-specific facilities in accordance with their preferred gender identity.
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