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Here Come the Social Issues

Question: Does Victoria Cobb have dementia, or does she just believe that other Virginians do? In an email she sent us this week, with the actual subject line “Here Come the Social Issues,” the Virginia Family (not yours) Foundation president … Continue reading

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The trouble with Baskerville

Trigger warning: Rape, domestic violence and child abuse denialism, victim-blaming. Critics of Stephen Baskerville’s astonishing Faith and Reason lecture at Patrick Henry College last Friday have no shortage of material to cite. The lecture was such a departure from even … Continue reading

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There’s a new blog in town

The collaborative blog Queer Patrick Henry College was launched earlier this month by several current and former Patrick Henry College students. They join a growing movement of LGBT students at Christian colleges who are unapologetically asserting their right to be … Continue reading

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Common sense victories over bullying

There are two items of good news to report today. First, the Anoka-Hennepin School District (discussed in This is what the “Black Brigade” wanted for Loudoun) has reached a settlement described as unprecedented and a model for schools across the … Continue reading

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MPAA is broken

Of course it’s too much for kids to see. It’s also too much for kids to live through, walk through, ride the bus with, and go to school with. That’s why they made the movie. NPR’s Linda Holmes, on the … Continue reading

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Shocking flyers sent home with students

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the local evening news tonight. Leading up to every commercial break have been variations of this teaser: “Coming up – parents were shocked to discover that a controversial flyer had been sent home with students.” “Up … Continue reading

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This is what the “Black Brigade” wanted for Loudoun

The Anoka-Hennepin school district declined to comment on any specific incidences but denies any discrimination, maintaining that its broad anti-bullying policy is meant to protect all students. This Rolling Stone article on the unfathomable disaster that is the Anoka-Hennepin school … Continue reading

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