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New Poll Finds That Most Americans Want Abortion to Be Rare or Illegal

Gallup’s latest survey on abortion reveals a nation evenly split between pro-life and pro-choice.

New Tool for States to Block Action Civics and CRT

The South Dakota letter of intent warning state bureaucrats to avoid federal grants in history and civics is a model for other states seeking to push back against leftist action civics and Critical Race Theory in the classroom.

Noem Pledges to Bar Action Civics and Critical Race Theory

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem has given major momentum to a new candidate pledge that not only vows support for honest and informed patriotic education, but promises to bar “action civics” and critical race theory from our schools.

Knocks on Texas Civics Bill Ring Hollow

Critics of a Texas bill that blocks “action civics” and Critical Race Theory are off the mark.

Cornyn Is Mistaken on Civics Bill

The Civics Secures Democracy Act creates a second Common Core, this time built around radical Critical Race Theory, and civics as leftist political protest.

NAS Alliance Appeals to Cornyn to Abandon Bogus Civics Bill

The Civics Secures Democracy Act is a dagger pointed at the heart of American education. The good news is that Senator John Cornyn and Representative Tom Cole might very well bring the Civics Secures Democracy Act down just by abandoning their co-sponsorship.

How to Keep CRT and Action Civics Out of K-12

Now that pushing Critical Race Theory, along with (invariably leftist) protesting, onto school children is President Biden’s program, the only way to stop it is for states to protect themselves by passing laws that keep both action civics and Critical Race Theory out of K-12.

Planned Parenthood Can’t Disavow Margaret Sanger

The last half-century of legalized abortion has deepened the effects of racial inequality in the U.S. — and Planned Parenthood profits from that reality.

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Aims to End Single-Family Zoning

With the introduction of his massive, $2.3 trillion “infrastructure” bill, President Biden’s campaign to end suburban single-family zoning has begun.

Rhode Island’s Ill-Advised Action-Civics Bill

The Rhode Island Civic Literacy Act is a partisan leftist’s dream. It essentially mandates out-of-school political activism and lobbying, the vast majority of which will be on behalf of leftist causes.