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June 22nd, 2020
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By: Rick Santorum – nationalreview.com – June 21, 2020 This Father’s Day is one like no other. Due to the coronavirus shutdowns, thousands of dads in nursing homes will not be visited by their children. Many kids and their moms will not be taking Dad to his favorite restaurant. Grown sons and daughters living in “hot” areas are not traveling so Dad...
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January 7th, 2020
By: Amy Morin – psychologytoday.com – November 3, 2017 The New York Times recently published an article called, “Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?” The author chronicled several teens’ battle with anxiety over the course of a few years. The article questioned why we’re seeing such a rise in anxiety among today’s youth. As a psychotherapist, college lecturer,...
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November 11th, 2019
Students walking to school
By Kiley Crossland – world.wng.org – November 8, 2019 Nearly 1 in 5 low-income teens in rural America reported a change in their sexual orientation during high school, according to a study released this week. The research raises questions about the permanence of sexual orientation and the ongoing battle to ban therapy for those who want to change. The report,...
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October 7th, 2019
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By: Madeleine Jacob – lifesitenews.com – September 27, 2019 In October, the father of a seven-year-old boy whose mother is trying to “transition” him into a girl has a final chance in court to save his son. Jeff Younger has been fighting not to lose custody of his twin sons, James and Jude, while being accused of child abuse by his ex-wife Anne...
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October 7th, 2019
Mom working from home
By: Erica Komisar – wsj.com – September 20, 2019 Women’s empowerment is usually equated with paid work outside the home. That’s a mistake. Assuming that women who choose to stay home and nurture their young children are powerless or unenlightened is not only insulting but dangerous. A woman’s value isn’t only a matter of how much she can earn, and women’s...
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September 26th, 2019
Gender Neutral Dolls
By: Eliana Dockterman – time.com – September 25, 2019 A child opens a box. He starts jumping and screaming with joy—not an unusual sound in the halls of Mattel’s headquarters where researchers test new toys. But this particular toy is a doll, and it’s rare for parents to bring boys into these research groups to play with dolls. It’s rarer...
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August 27th, 2019
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By: Chad Day – wsj.com – August 25, 2019 The values that Americans say define the national character are changing, as younger generations rate patriotism, religion and having children as less important to them than did young people two decades ago, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey finds. The poll is the latest sign of difficulties the 2020 presidential candidates will...
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July 9th, 2019
elementary school students
By: Kaylee Greenlee – dailysignal.com – June 27, 2019 A group of concerned parents held a press conference just ahead of a scheduled Arlington County School Board meeting Tuesday evening about the adoption of a policy concerning transgender student protections in the school district. “[Arlington Public Schools] has far overreached its authority in this matter, and needs to be reminded by concerned...
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July 9th, 2019
Classroom w/ trans and teacher
By: Maria Keffler – washingtonpost.com – April 5, 2019 On Feb. 25, a friend and Arlington Public Schools parent inadvertently discovered a meeting that evening of a working group charged with developing procedures to implement the district’s transgender/gender-nonconforming students policy. We attended as nonparticipating observers and were stunned. At that meeting, an Arlington Gender Identity Allies advocate lamented that a planned reading of...
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June 18th, 2019
Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act
By: Congressional Newsroom – vantaylor.house.gov – June 13, 2019 After hearing from constituents at his Coffee with your Congressman Event, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) introduced legislation to provide more certainty and protections to parents traveling with baby supplies such as breast milk and formula. H.R. 3246, the Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act aims to ensure the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) consistently...
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