A majority of parents of school-aged children oppose President Barack Obama's recent directive allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice, according to a recent poll.
Rasmussen Reports conducted a national telephone survey and found that 51 percent of parents opposed the federal government's recent directive, versus 33 percent in favor and 16 percent undecided.
African-American activists throughout the United States are slamming the Obama administration for comparing North Carolina's recently passed transgender law to white-supremacist laws that once permitted racism and segregation.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch made headlines last week when she chastised North Carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law, which protects businesses and other places of public accommodation from being coerced by local governments into making women's bathrooms, locker rooms and showers available to men who identify as women and vice versa.
Since North Carolina's law also requires people to use bathrooms in government buildings that match their birth sex and not the gender in which they choose to identify, Lynch announced on May 9 that the United States Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the state over its refusal to cave to an ultimatum the department sent three days earlier calling for the state not to enforce the law. more >>
Phil Robertson, the 70-year-old patriarch of A&E's "Duck Dynasty," argues that removing male and female distinctions in the transgender bathroom debate in America creates a "sexual free-for-all," where depravity is "going mainstream."
"There's been a lot of decrees in the past five years that I don't agree with, and that's just one of them. I don't know what percent of Americans are confused about whether they are male or female, but I'm a Bible man with common sense, and logic tells me you're either a boy or a girl, absent a few medical aberrations," Robertson told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview.
He was speaking about President Obama's decree last week to public schools, which demands that administrators allow students to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, not their birth sex. more >>
Gospel singer Erica Campbell has been criticized in the past for celebrating her curvy figure and in a Facebook post that has since been deleted the platinum recording artist also praised plus-sized model Frostine Shake for her body.
"Awesome," Campbell captioned her shared link on Celeb Feed that featured an article about Shake. The article labeled the model a "plus-sized ballerina" and praised her for not being ashamed of her curvaceous body.
Shake is a model who started a burlesque troupe in 2007 based out of south Texas. The internet sensation has experience in photography, styling, and creative directing and is now revolutionizing the way plus-sized models are accepted by reportedly inspiring women with her photos to be confident about themselves. more >>
A Christian legal expert believes that the Obama Administration is continuing its legal battle against an order of nuns opposed to the federal government's birth control mandate because of an agenda to coerce religious groups.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Little Sisters of the Poor's lawsuit to be exempted from the government's preventive services mandate will return to the lower court with an increased possibility that the nuns will get their exemption.
Kim Colby, director at the Center for Law & Religious Freedom of the Christian Legal Society, told The Christian Post that the Obama Administration has maintained this legal battle with the Little Sisters to benefit its "pro-abortion" allies. more >>
Chicago Public Schools have introduced new guidelines in support of transgender students, threatening to punish employees or students who purposefully use the wrong terms when addressing transgender people.
"The guidelines released today will help ensure every student and adult in the CPS family can participate in an environment of complete tolerance and respect," CPS Chief Education Officer Janice K. Jackson said in a statement.
Jackson argued that the United States has become "far more aware of the needs and experiences of the transgender community," and CPS' guidelines reflect the commitment "to fostering healthy and supportive learning opportunities across the District so that each of our students can reach their full potential." more >>