Florida

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Patriotic man, woman, and child waving American flags in the air.
Patriotic man, woman, and child waving American flags in the air.

We Must Build on Educational Freedom Election Wins

The highly anticipated "red wave" didn’t materialize in the midterm elections. Despite that disappointment, however, there were valuable victories for educational freedom. Credit is due to the parents who spoke out against school closures and political indoctrination taking precedence over academic learning. Read More ›
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Blue sky and clouds over Henderson Creek, which runs through Rookery Bay in Marco Island
Blue sky and clouds over Henderson Creek, which runs through Rookery Bay in Marco Island

Florida Creeks — Yes, the Bodies of Water — Sue to Enforce ‘Nature Rights’

The “nature rights” movement is stunningly anti-human. It not only removes the concept of “rights” from the strictly human realm — us, our juridical entities and associations, etc. — but was created to thwart human enterprise. Read More ›

Will Florida decision on evolution curriculum set national precedent?

This article, published by TCPalm, mentions Discovery Institute Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellows Guillermo Gonzalez and Richard Sternberg: Astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez —— author of 68 peer-reviewed papers and whose work has been used to discover planets —— is denied tenure at Iowa State for writing a book on his own time that suggests the universe may be intelligently Read More ›

Chimp Deal

The animal-rights/liberation movement is living high on the hog these days. In the last election, for example, activists induced Florida voters to grant gestating sows a state constitutional right to be kept in a space large enough to turn around in. As a consequence, the two pig farms in the state that had used gestation crates to confine pregnant pigs Read More ›

Life, Liberty, and a Mudhole to Lie In

SOMETHING DISTURBING is happening in the Florida elections this fall. No, not the chance that Janet Reno will be the Democratic candidate for governor. A state initiative has qualified for the ballot letting voters decide whether to grant constitutional rights to pregnant pigs. On the surface, the issue is one of animal husbandry. In the interest of industrial efficiency, and Read More ›

That Strange “Fathers’ Rights” Lobby and the Florida Law Invading Women’s Right to Privacy

There has been general agreement from those across the ideological and political spectrum that Florida’s new law requiring women to publish the details of their sexual resumes if they want to place a baby through private adoption should be changed. But now, in an Aug. 22 column in The Washington Times, Dianna Thompson and Glen Sacks claim that the law Read More ›