Citizen Leadership

Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership

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Student Loans: Payment Optional

No one forced students to borrow thousands of dollars for pricey college tuition. So why should taxpayers pick up the tab for Americans who likely will make more money than non-college graduates? Read More ›
Portland, Oregon. USA 02.26.2022. People protest against the war
Portland, Oregon. USA 02.26.2022. People protest against the war in Ukraine. Russia's aggression towards Ukraine. Support for Ukrainians in the USA. Worldwide protection of Ukraine. Support for the people of Ukraine. News and media headlines

Surrogate Babies of Ukraine Treated Like a Commodity

The video on the website for BioTexCom, aka the Center for Human Reproduction, features Ukrainian men driving babies born to surrogate mothers to bomb shelters where smiling caregivers cradle the precious cargo and keep the infants safe from Russian firepower. The company wants prospective parents to know that it is doing its utmost to shield these infants amid a war. Read More ›
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Youngkin Rips Off the School Mask Mandate

Newly minted Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed nine executive orders and two directives that, among other things, ended a mandate that state employees be vaccinated and a school mask mandate. He embraced the radical idea of allowing parents to decide if their children mask up in the classroom, effective Jan. 24. Read More ›
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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site
Photo from Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Celebration of the Redemption of America’s Principles

Nearly 200 years after the vision expressed in the Declaration of Independence, and nearly 100 years after the bloody Civil War and Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, Martin Luther King Jr. answered the call and ultimately sacrificed his life to finish the work he described as making people, “free at last, free at last.” Read More ›