High School Students Protest Transgender Girl Using Locker Room

Students at a Missouri high school walked out of their classes Monday to protest a transgender girl using the girls locker room. The protest involving 200 students at Hillsboro High school lasted about two hours, according to Fox 2 Now. The student, Lila Perry, 17, publicly came out as a transgender girl last February and … Continue reading High School Students Protest Transgender Girl Using Locker Room

‘Tinker Tour’ Seeks to Educate Students in Their First Amendment Rights

Forty-eight years after sporting a black armband to school to protest the Vietnam War, Mary Beth Tinker is traveling the country talking to school children about her landmark Supreme Court case as well as the Constitution. In 1965, Tinker was suspended after wearing a black armband to her eighth-grade classroom to protest a war was … Continue reading ‘Tinker Tour’ Seeks to Educate Students in Their First Amendment Rights

‘Enemies Within’ Examines Toll of Surveillance on Privacy Rights

Matt Apuzzo, co-author of the book "Enemies Within," tells Newsmax that the New York City Police Department's counterterrorism surveillance programs are troublesome and add to the ongoing debate about government intrusion. Apuzzo and Adam Goldman, both Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, co-wrote "Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and Bin Laden's Final Plot Against America." … Continue reading ‘Enemies Within’ Examines Toll of Surveillance on Privacy Rights

Rep. Brooks: Terminate Govt. Workers Who Plead the Fifth

Rep. Mo Brooks has introduced a bill that would terminate federal employees who refuse to testify during Congressional hearings. "We expect . . . for those federal employees to testify and if they don't, if they plead the Fifth Amendment, they ought to be terminated," the Alabama lawmaker told Fox & Friends Tuesday. Read more … Continue reading Rep. Brooks: Terminate Govt. Workers Who Plead the Fifth

Cuban Blogger Sanchez: Lifting Embargo Would Make No Difference

Raising the U.S. embargo on Cuba will make no difference, top dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez said during her trip to Miami, because the island “lives off of economic subsidies from Venezuela.” Sanchez is a controversial blogger who runs the Generation Y blog through a server in Spain and also manages multiple Twitter accounts to get … Continue reading Cuban Blogger Sanchez: Lifting Embargo Would Make No Difference

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Raises Question of CIA High School Recruitment

The highly anticipated film “Zero Dark Thirty” hits theaters Friday after limited release, but the internet is already abuzz over a line that has people scratching their heads. Jessica Chastain’s character Maya, based on a real CIA operative involved in taking down Osama bin Laden, tells a fellow agent that she was recruited out of … Continue reading ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Raises Question of CIA High School Recruitment