YAF Brings Hundreds of Energetic Students to First Presidential Debate
“More than 600 Young America’s Foundation students, alumni, friends, and supporters gathered in Milwaukee on Wednesday to attend the first presidential primary debate. YAF was honored to serve as a partner, ensuring that young peoples’ voices were heard and included throughout this important event.” Read more. See pictures.
High School Tells Teenager To Remove His U.S. Flags From Truck. He Chooses Homeschooling Instead.
“Officials at Staunton River High School in Bedford County, Virginia, warned Christopher Hartless to take his flags down; he claimed they told him the flags were a “distraction.” When he refused, they reportedly took away his parking pass if he continued to fly them. Rather than ride the bus to school, Hartless simply decided to try homeschooling.” Read more here.
Schools That Teach The Classics Instead Of Marxism See Exponential Growth
“Classical education aims to introduce children to their cultural heritage through seeing and imitating the greatest works in their civilization’s history, from the arts to the sciences. Most conventional public schools actively damage children’s souls with racial and sexual falsehoods, even in states with proactive conservative lawmakers such as Florida, as a recent Claremont Institute report shows.” Learn more here.
Supreme Court Asked to Review Top Virginia High School’s Race-Based Admissions Policy
“A group of parents and students is asking the Supreme Court to review the admissions policy of a top-rated high school in Virginia that they say engages in illegal racial discrimination against Asian American students.” Read the article.
33% of Generation Z believes using the wrong gender pronoun should be illegal. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer supports similar legislation that comes with potential jail sentences.
“Generation Z’s fetish with restricting or criminalizing speech was also revealed in a 2019 Knight Foundation survey, which found that 41% of students surveyed believe hurtful or offensive speech, often referred to as “hate speech,” should not be protected speech under the First Amendment, with a wide majority of students in another poll calling on the government to punish such speech.” Enlighten yourself on what free speech really means here.
Tennessee student suspended for memes has penalty lifted, has policy changed after lawsuit
“The First Amendment protects the right of America’s students to express themselves on social media and even criticize or satirize school officials,” Conor Fitzpatrick, [the student’s attorney,] said. “As long as the student’s expression does not substantially disrupt the school day, school administrators have no business acting as a board of censors over students’ private speech.” A must-read article.
NEW YAF POLL: Students Rally Behind Presidential Age-Limits, Biden’s Gen Z Appeal Declines, Trump Should Debate
“Young America’s Foundation is excited to unveil the results of the 2023 Understanding Students’ Views on Current Issues poll. . . this comprehensive survey offers a deep dive into the thoughts and concerns of the American youth, with participation from more than 1,650 high school and college students.” See results here.
“Capitol Police make children’s choir STOP singing national anthem because it might offend someone”
“The Rushingbrook Children’s Choir were told to stop singing the National Anthem in the Capitol because it could be considered a form of protest and presumably offend someone.” Read more and watch the video here.
“HS trans-female runner displaces female for state championship spot; protesters booted”
“At a California high school track and field qualifier meet on Friday, an 11th grade trans-female runner ended up preventing a biological female finisher from going to the state championships.” Read the article here.
“Snapchat’s ‘My AI’ is a Dumpster Fire”
“In April, Snapchat’s “My AI” chatbot became available to all Snapchat users, and since then, the app has been rife with privacy breaches and raging partisanship.” Read the article here.
“Students Wear Their Political Opinions On Their Sleeves”
“U.S. students too young to vote are increasingly wearing their opinions on their sleeves, making their voices heard with political clothing as they contend with an increasingly polarized society.” Read the article here.
: “What does Henry’s speech teach us today? Phantom hopes are delusional, immediate action is vital, reliance on God essential, and the protection of liberty is indispensable.” Read more here. Give Me Liberty, Or Give Me Death!
“The Republican Party, forged from of a coalition of political forces to oppose the advance of slavery in the American west, was created in Ripon, Wisconsin, on this day in history, March 20, 1854. The Republican Party grew out of resistance to the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, which overrode the Missouri Compromise and allowed slavery to spread into Western territory by popular sovereignty," writes PBS American Experience in its history of political parties in the United States.” Read more here.
“Florida is the 4th state this year to enshrine universal school choice into law. Red-state governors across the country have passed universal school choice legislation, igniting what experts call a "revolution." Republican governors made significant inroads in pushing universal school choice legislation, which did not exist anywhere in the country a year ago. As of now, six states passed universal school choice, including Utah, Iowa, Arizona, West Virginia, and Arkansas.” Read more here.
Senator says Tik Tok is an effort to "corrupt young Americans and teach them to hate their country."
Experts and politicians are calling for bans of TikTok because it is a "dagger pointed at the heart of the US" and is "Corrupting young Americans." Read the article here.
Virginia Parents, whose children attend Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, are outraged after learning they were not formally notified that their children received the national merit recognition. The school also gives 50% credit for simply showing up to class and no zeros will be given. The Virginia Lt. Governor is calling for an investigation into this scandal. Read more here.
"A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth." — Thomas Jefferson
On this day in history, Dec. 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, codifying unique freedoms in the new nation. Read about it here.
Turning Point USA Faith Middle Tennessee and Rutherford County chapters are sponsoring a Teens Against Gender Mutilation Rally in Murfreesboro on January 28th. The groups state that this is an opportunity to “Take a stand against gender mutilation surgeries!” The event will feature speaker Chloe Cole, who as a detransitioner has faced and overcome the struggles of gender dysmorphia." Learn more here.
"As modern American films such as Tora! Tora! Tora! and Pearl Harbor tend to ignore historic precedents" (that are documented in this article) "and pretend that the attack on Pearl Harbor was both “unprecedented” and “unexpected” and “the first surprise attack by aircraft on ships,” generations have been deceived into thinking that Pearl Harbor was a treacherous, unexpected and unprecedented attack “A day that will live in infamy!” Read more here.