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Youngkin Promises to Ban CRT in Schools if Elected Virginia Governor

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks in McLean, Va., July 14, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin said Saturday that he will ban critical race theory from schools on his first day in office if he is elected governor of Virginia. “We all know education starts with curriculum,” Youngkin said at a rally…

Texas Heartbeat Act Temporarily Reinstated after Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton addresses reporters on the steps of the Supreme Court, in Washington March 2, 2016 (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) On Friday, a U.S. appeals court temporarily reinstated the Texas Heartbeat Act, which prohibits abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, reversing the recent decision of a federal judge to block enforcement of the law.…