Arizona Senate Panel Debates Parental Rights’ School ‘Pronouns’ Bill

The Arizona state Senate Education Committee met Wednesday [1/18/23] to consider SB 1001, The Given Name Act, a one-page, 21-line bill that states that any individual involved in the Arizona public education system would be required to use the pronoun associated with a student’s biological sex unless the student’s public school or charter school received […]

Dolphins Coach Mike McDaniel Defends Harrison Butker’s Rights to Express His Beliefs

While Harrison Butker’s defense of Christianity in his Kansas State commencement speech sparked worldwide outrage, NFL players and coaches were far more positive. This trend continued on Wednesday. During a press conference at the team’s facility in Miami Gardens, a reporter asked Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel for his thoughts on how to deal with […]

NBC a step closer to landing NBA rights with ‘Inside the NBA’ at risk

The NBA appears ready to move on from TNT to a reunion with NBC. The league formalized new rights deals this week with Disney (which owns ESPN), NBC and Amazon, starting with the 2025-26 season. Sports Business Journal reported: Wednesday. NBC is reportedly close to taking over TNT’s “B” package for $2.6 billion per year, […]

Top Vietnamese security official sworn in as president, worrying human rights groups

Vietnam’s National Assembly has approved the country’s top security official, To Lam, as the new president. Vietnam’s presidency is largely ceremonial, but experts say this new role positions Lam to become the next general secretary of the Communist Party, the country’s most important political position. . Lam oversaw police and intelligence operations at a time […]

MIT hit with civil rights complaint over race and sex discrimination

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was hit with a civil rights complaint on Monday, with the complainant noting one of its programs only allows “women of color” to participate. The complaint, filed by the Equal Protection Project with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, focused on the Creative Regal Women of Knowledge, a […]