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The Equality Act Would Require Government-Funded Abortion

The Equality Act would force taxpayers to fund abortion and offers no conscience protections for health-care workers with objections to the procedure.

The Partisanship Out of Civics Act: A Proposal

Advocates are attempting to smuggle training in leftist activism into K-12 schooling under the guise of “civics.” The Partisanship Out of Civics Act is model state-level legislation designed to help states prevent the importation of political activism and lobbying into K-12 civic education.

Chemical Abortion Is the New Challenge for Pro-Lifers

Democrats want to remove safety requirements on chemical abortion, posing a significant risk to pregnant women.

Reply to Louise Dube of iCivics

What “civics” has become in Illinois and Massachusetts — Critical Race Theory and progressive activism disguised as education — will mean irresolvable culture war in this country for the indefinite future.

Biden Raises the Stakes on the Becerra Nomination

At the same time that he rescinded the Mexico City policy last week, President Joe Biden also directed the Department of Health and Human Services to consider undoing another pro-life policy, which prohibits abortion providers from claiming federal funding under the Title X family-planning program.

What the Media Won’t Tell Us about Abortion

No matter how safe or clean a clinic might seem, every abortion ends with an empty womb and the death of an unborn child.

Leftist Bureaucrats and Foundations Are Displacing Republican Government

Typically, when we think about the out-of-control growth of the administrative state, we mean the federal bureaucracy. Well, the “Illinois Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards” are the product of an out-of-control state-level bureaucracy.

Pro-Life Campaign to Curb Down-Syndrome Abortions Gains Steam

At the state and federal levels, proposals banning abortion on the basis of a prenatal Down-syndrome diagnosis are making progress.

Biden Is Set to Reinstate U.S. Funding for Global Abortion

President Joe Biden shortly will issue an executive order reversing the Mexico City policy, which currently prevents U.S. aid money from funding groups that perform or promote abortion around the globe.

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

Illinois is about to mandate that every one of its licensed teachers adopt progressive political orthodoxy and impart that ideology to students.