Author: Elizabeth Hertzberg

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill allowing church congregants to carry firearms for defense

On Tuesday, DeSantis signed the bill, HB 259, allowing concealed carry holders to possess firearms on their persons for church, synagogue, and mosque defense, and it took effect immediately after being signed. This new law does not infringe upon the private property rights of religious institutions to determine whether or not they will[Read More…]

Federal judge dismisses monopoly lawsuits against Facebook, calling them ‘legally insufficient’

On Monday, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg dismissed antitrust lawsuits by the Federal Trade Commission and a group of state attorneys general against Facebook. The FTC claimed Facebook set forth a strategy to stifle competition to create a social media powerhouse by purchasing growing platforms such as Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp[Read More…]

Former vice president Pence says he’s ‘proud’ congress certified Biden’s win on January 6th

In his speech at the Reagan Library on Thursday, former Vice President Mike Pence says he is “proud” of his role overseeing Congress’ certification of the 2020 election results. His address comes as he looks toward getting more Republicans elected in 2022 and contemplates running for the Republican presidential nomination[Read More…]

Majority of English teachers say children should be taught how to stage protests against climate change, study says

According to research conducted by the University of Bristol, more than half of teachers in England favor instructing children on how to take action against climate change at ages as early as five. In a study published in the journal entitled Environmental Education Research, 626 primary and secondary school teachers were surveyed regarding[Read More…]