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Courts blocking Biden administration over unconstitutional acts

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Court rulings blocking unconstitutional Biden adminsitration policies are ramping up. Thursday saw a U.S. District Court rule that Biden does not have the authority to issue a nationwide moratorium on evictions. Earlier ...

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Huge Christian college fair this Saturday in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. It is thought to be the only in-person college fair this winter and spring. ...

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Kansas Highway Patrol begins stricter enforcement of seat belt laws

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You had better “click it or ticket,” because the Kansas Highway Patrol has begun cracking down on seat belt enforcement across the state from now through March 5. The Kansas Highway Patrol ...

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Day of prayer for Christian schools planned for February 23

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Hundreds of Christian schools around the world will join in celebrating the fourth annual ACSI Day of Prayer on February 23. The day of prayer is one of ACSI’s most popular events ...

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Biden Administration flips on schools reopening

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President Joe Biden’s promise to completely reopen schools during the first 100 days of his presidency has been considerably scaled back. The new plan is to reopen more than half of schools ...

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Legal organization formed to confront ‘critical race theory’

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A new coalition of legal foundations and attorneys will combat critical race theory in education. Christopher F. Rufo of the Discovery Institute is leading the effort. Rufo, noting that President Joe Biden ...

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Gov. Parson proclaims January 24-30 as School Choice Week in Missouri

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For the third consecutive year, the last week of January has been officially proclaimed Missouri School Choice Week by Gov. Mike Parson. His proclamation for the week recognizes that every Missouri student ...

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Parents challenge vaccine requirements on religious grounds

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While surveys show that 40% of Americans say they may not take the COVID vaccine, parents in Missouri are challenging the state’s mandatory vaccination policy in court. In presentations before a judge ...

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FCA announces ‘Pursue’ is 2021 ministry theme

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes is urging athletes to move from state of uncertainty to a position of confidence as they move into the new year. “It is important that we continue exercising ...

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Saudi Arabia removes anti-Israel material from all textbooks

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The Trump administration continues to nurture peace efforts in the Middle East with Saudi Arabia announcing they’ve removed anti-Israel material from textbooks. The move comes after years of President Donald Trump and ...

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Tusli Gabbard introduces bill to ban males from girls’ sports

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Males would be banned from competing in women and girls’ sports under new legislation introduced by Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.). The Protect Women’s Sports Act seeks to clarify ...

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Missouri COVID liability legislation to include churches

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson plans to expand the current special legislative session to include COVID-19 liability, which will also cover churches. The proposed legislation provides liability protection relating to a declared state ...

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Unemployment drops to 7.9 percent as economy adds 600K jobs

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Unemployment falls to 7.9% in September with the addition of 661,000 jobs was the good news announced by the Labor Department on Friday. The rate is just above that reported in the ...

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All Missouri schools open for some type of classes, Gov. Parson says

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All Missouri public schools are back in session this week, whether in-person, online or a hybrid of the two for classes. “We want our kids in school.” Gov. Mike Parson said, “and ...

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Schools looking for space could turn to churches – doing so has a rich history

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Could places of worship ease the burden of schools looking to reopen while giving students space to social distance? Working with churches might not be such an outlandish suggestion. With space at ...

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Study of 100 British schools shows ‘very little evidence that the virus is transmitted in schools’

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Imagine state governments announcing they plan to shut down schools until there is a cure for breast cancer. That is essentially the logic they are employing to shut schools because of a ...

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Trump may bypass Democrats, issue unemployment order; also require preexisting conditions to be covered by insurance

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President Trump said on Friday he could sign executive orders within a week that would extend unemployment benefits that expired on July 31, and that he will also sign an executive order ...

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CDC now strongly favors schools reopening in fall

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As polls show an overwhelming majority of both Democrats and Republicans believe schools should reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the science now backs it up. The nation’s ...

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New Republican-led stimulus focuses on ‘kids and jobs’

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Discussions on the next stimulus relief effort will bring Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mnuchin said the next round of ...

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New school year brings new sexual harassment and assault regulations

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Universities and K-12 schools are reworking internal policies on how they comply with new sexual harassment and assault regulations from the U.S. Department of Education. The changes, which fall under the federal ...

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Missouri issues coronavirus guidelines for opening schools

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Regardless of what local schools decide to do about reopening this fall, coronavirus will be part of the discussion. “That virus will be in the schools,” he said, according to KSHB-TV. “I ...

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‘We have to move forward,’ Missouri Gov. wants schools open

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The new school year is fast approaching, and schools are trying to figure out the best options during the ongoing pandemic. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and K-12 Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven met ...

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Supreme Court OK’s taxpayer credits for religious schools

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Montana’s decision to exclude religious schools from a state scholarship program funded by tax credits violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The decision was a huge win ...

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House Democrats push for $1.5 trillion infrastructure spending in Democrat strongholds

WASHINGTON—House Democrats introduced on June 18 an extensive plan to rebuild American infrastructure, calling for more than $1.5 trillion in spending in roads, bridges, public transportation, housing, the “Green New Deal”, proposed ...

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Will Jewish and Christian Schools Teach the Truth About America and Racism?

When I went to yeshiva day schools, America was celebrated. America was regarded, in the description of Menachem Schneerson (the Lubavitcher rebbe), the most influential rabbi of the 20th century, as a ...

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