Blue-Wave Agenda in Virginia Hits Coronavirus Wall

Virginia’s General Assembly met for a regularly scheduled veto session Wednesday, but the gathering was anything but normal as legislators prepared the state’s budget and addressed efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the shadow of a statewide lockdown.

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Pledge of Allegiance

A federal court in Texas ruled that a former high school student may pursue her compelled speech claim against her sociology teacher who allegedly tried to force her to transcribe the Pledge of Allegiance and compared people who abstain from saying the pledge to “Soviet communists, supporters of Sharia, and people who condone pedophilia.” 

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Teachers Sue Delta Over Jet Fuel Dump Above Schools

While watching their students on the playground at lunchtime Tuesday, several teachers from Park Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles felt drops after an airplane flew overhead. It took a few seconds for them and their students to register that the liquid was accompanied by an overwhelming odor of jet fuel.

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