Politics
Life

Conservative Pundits Outraged By Pete Buttigieg’s Paternity Leave Need To Reconsider “Family Values”

by Jamie Kenney

The Transportation Secretary has received criticism over his choice to take paternity leave... and it’s as ridiculous as it is hypocritical.

News

Colin Powell's Family Remembers Him As A "Remarkable" Father After His Death

by Alexia McKay

Gen. Colin Powell has died at the age of 84.

News

An Oklahoma Woman Was Convicted Of Manslaughter Following Miscarriage At 17 Weeks

by Morgan Brinlee

Twenty-year-old Brittney Poolaw was sentenced to four years in prison.

Books

"The Courage Is In Trying:" Elizabeth Warren On What Makes Her Deeply Hopeful For Our Kids' World

by April Daniels Hussar

The Senator’s new children's book, Pinkie Promises, celebrates the win that comes from the attempt.

Politics

New Law Requires Stores In California To Have Gender-Neutral Toy Sections

by Morgan Brinlee

The law was inspired by a question raised by an 8-year-old girl.

News

Parents Filed Lawsuits Against School Districts After Kids Caught Covid

by Morgan Brinlee

In two separate lawsuits, Wisconsin parents allege their kids’ schools failed to take adequate measures to protect them from contracting Covid-19.

Education

California's New Plan For Free Pads & Tampons In Public Schools Should Set The Standard

by Morgan Brinlee

“Just as toilet paper and paper towels are provided in virtually every public bathroom, so should menstrual products,” state assemblywoman Cristina Garcia said of California’s new law.

Politics

Melania Trump Wanted To Send African Children Full-Length Mirrors

by Morgan Brinlee

The former first lady reportedly wanted the children to be able to see how beautiful they were.

Politics

Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Abortion Story Proves Why It’s A Vital Health Service

by Morgan Brinlee

“There was no way I could have another baby at that time and that I could not go through what I had gone through.”

News

Facebook Announced "Instagram Kids" App Is On Pause To Address Critics' Concerns

by Jamie Kenney

“This will give us time to work with parents, experts, policymakers and regulators, to listen to their concerns.”

Politics

Under Proposed Illinois Bill, Women Could Sue Those Who Cause Unwanted Pregnancy

by Morgan Brinlee

The legislation would also establish an abortion fund for those who travel to Illinois for the procedure from states that have restricted access.

News

Students Are Using Wagons & Strollers To Carry Books After School District Banned Backpacks

by Morgan Brinlee

But parents aren’t too happy about the new policy.

News

CDC: Schools That Do Not Require Masks Are More Likely To See Covid-19 Outbreaks

by Morgan Brinlee

“Nationwide, counties without masking requirements saw the number of pediatric Covid-19 cases increase nearly twice as quickly.”

News

Dad Sues Children's School District For Requiring Them To Quarantine After Travel

by Morgan Brinlee

The Chicago-area father alleged children cannot be ordered into quarantine without consent.

Celebrity

Mandy Moore Is Urging Congress To Pass A National Paid Leave Policy ASAP

by Morgan Brinlee

“As a new parent, this issue is particularly close to my heart.”

News

Texas Just Passed Another Extreme Anti-Abortion Bill

by Morgan Brinlee

The new law allows those who “intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly” breach it to be charged with jail time.