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Florida Goes Full Christianist In Training Teachers

The Washington Post reports: New civics training for Florida public school teachers comes with a dose of Christian dogma, some teachers say, and they worry that it also sanitizes history and promotes inaccuracies. Included in the training is the statement that it is a “misconception” that “the Founders desired strict separation of church and state.” Other materials included fragments of …

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68% Of Fox Viewers Claim Rioters Were “Left Wing”

Mediaite reports: A whopping 68% of Fox News viewers blame the Jan. 6 attack on “Left-wing protesters trying to make Trump look bad,” the most of any viewership group by almost double. Respondents to a new Yahoo! News/YouGov poll, were asked “How much are each of the following to blame for the January 6 attack on the Capitol?” Among all …

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Virginia Gov Invents Position For Cultist Coal Lobbyist

The Washington Post reports: Gov. Glenn Youngkin this week created a new office designed to slash state regulations and put it under the direction of Andrew Wheeler [photo], the former Trump administration official rejected earlier this year for the Virginia governor’s Cabinet. Youngkin (R) used an executive order to create the Office of Regulatory Management and chose Wheeler, a former …

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GOP Florida Missionary Reinstated To US House Ballot

Florida Politics reports: Republican Scotty Moore has been reinstated to the ballot in Florida’s 9th Congressional District, as his challenge of his disqualification was joined to that of James Judge, who got reinstated Wednesday. Both Republican candidates had qualified for the ballot on June 17. But both were removed from the ballot a few days later when Division of Election …

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10 Year-Old Rape Victim Denied Abortion In Ohio

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: On Monday three days after the Supreme Court issued its groundbreaking decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Dr. Caitlin Bernard, an Indianapolis obstetrician-gynecologist, took a call from a colleague, a child abuse doctor in Ohio. Hours after the Supreme Court action, the Buckeye state had outlawed any abortion after six weeks. Now this doctor had a …

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QAnon Arizona Gov Candidate: It’s “Disqualifying And Sickening” To Say That The 2020 Election Wasn’t Stolen

Daniel Dale writes for CNN: A leading Republican candidate for governor of Arizona, Kari Lake, continues to put lies about the 2020 presidential election at the center of her campaign — this week calling it “disqualifying” and “sickening” for a rival candidate not to say that the election was stolen, though it wasn’t stolen. Lake’s strong performance in the Republican …

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FL County To Notify Parents Of Trans Kids In Gym Class

The Tallahassee Democrats reports: After three hours of fiery public debate, the Leon County School Board unanimously approved its “LGBTQ Inclusive School Guide” Tuesday night. What drew the most debate was a provision that a school will notify parents — by form — if a student who is “open about their gender identity” is in a physical education class or …

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Google To Delete Tracking On Abortion Clinic Visits

The Verge reports: Google says it’ll start automatically deleting visits to abortion clinics, domestic violence shelters, weight loss clinics, and other potentially sensitive locations from users’ location histories in the coming weeks. In a blog post on Friday, the company says that the deletion will happen “soon after” the visit, once its systems have identified that a trip was made …

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NY Moves To Enshrine Abortion Rights In Constitution

Politico reports: New York legislators on Friday approved a long-stalled proposal to enshrine abortion rights in the state constitution, making New York the latest state to pursue long-term protections in wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade reversal. The Assembly passed the broad state equal rights amendment, which would add explicit protections for New Yorkers to access abortion …

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NYT: Republicans Expect Trump To Announce Soon

The New York Times reports: Republicans are bracing for Donald J. Trump to announce an unusually early bid for the White House, a move designed in part to shield the former president from a stream of damaging revelations emerging from investigations into his attempts to cling to power after losing the 2020 election. While many Republicans would welcome Mr. Trump’s …

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