Fired Teacher Sues School Board, Claims He Was Terminated for Conservative Political Activism (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
Fired Louisiana teacher Jonathan Koeppel is suing his former school board and superintendent on grounds of unlawful termination.
Border Arrests Hit All-Time High (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
U.S. authorities detained more than 1.7 million illegal immigrants at the southern border during the 2021 fiscal year that ended in September as arrests by Border Patrol surged to the highest levels ever recorded, according to a new report.
Christian Employers Sue Biden Administration over Gender Transition Payment Mandates (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
The Christian Employers Alliance filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration on Monday over two mandates that force religious nonprofit and for-profit employers to fund “gender transition surgeries, procedures, counseling, and treatments.”
ACLU Sues Oklahoma over Ban on Teaching Kids They Should Feel Racial Guilt (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
A coalition of progressive civil rights groups sued Oklahoma on Tuesday over its law that bans schools from teaching students they should feel “discomfort, guilt, anguish or any other form of psychological distress” because of their race or sex.
School Mask Guidelines to Remain after Juvenile Vaccine Approval, CDC Director Says (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said Wednesday that her agency will continue to recommend that schools implement mask mandates for students and staff even after COVID-19 vaccines are approved for younger students.
Majority of Americans Blame Biden’s Policies for Rising Inflation (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
A majority of Americans blame the Biden administration’s policies for rising inflation, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll released on Wednesday.
Florida Cable Providers Reject Pro-Abortion Spot Bashing Disney, Others (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
Local cable providers in Florida have declined to run a Democrat group’s ad aimed at stopping powerful companies from donating to abortion opponents, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
Pig-to-Human Transplants a Step Closer With New Test (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.
Ikea Reporting Supply Chain Issues Globally, Not Just in US (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
Ikea is experiencing a massive supply chain breakdown that is leaving its store shelves bare, but in addition to the California shipping issues, this is being experienced globally — not to mention on land, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Paypal in $45 Billion Bid for Pinterest (Wednesday 20 October, 2021)
PayPal Holdings Inc has made an offer to buy digital pinboard site Pinterest Inc for $45 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a combination that could herald more tie-ups between financial technology and social media companies in e-ecommerce.