LJC In The News

Center Square
April 3, 2024

(Center Square)—The Tennessee Advisory Commission on Rules of Practice and Procedure will livestream its 9 a.m. Friday quarterly meeting in compliance with a federal court order to make the meetings public. The meetings have been forced open after a March 2023 preliminary injunction in a lawsuit from The Center Square...

The Orange County Register
April 2, 2024

(The Orange County Register)—For more than 100 years, California citizens have held an extraordinary power—the right to bypass their politicians and vote directly on laws through ballot initiatives. Recent actions by Attorney General Rob Bonta threaten to permanently undermine that right. In September 2023, Protect Kids California submitted a proposed...

Southeast Texas Record
April 1, 2024

(Southeast Texas Record)—After the Liberty Justice Center sent a letter demanding that the Denton County district attorney investigate illegal election interference by school officials, registered voters in Harris County contacted LJC with a similar story of corruption in their own school district, a press release states. On March 28, the...

Texas Scorecard
March 28, 2024

(Texas Scorecard)—Voters in Harris County are demanding that District Attorney Kim Ogg investigate allegations of illegal electioneering by Huffman Independent School District Superintendent Benny Soileau. More than a dozen voters filled out affidavits accusing Soileau of using taxpayer-funded school resources to promote political issues and candidates during a November 2023...

Daily Caller
March 26, 2024

(Daily Caller)—As an oilfield roughneck, truck driver, and lifelong member of the American oil and gas community, I have witnessed firsthand the resilience, innovation, and dedication of those who work in this pivotal sector. Our industry is not just about extracting resources; it’s about powering homes, fueling economies, and providing...

Southeast Texas Record
March 26, 2024

(Southeast Texas Record)—The Liberty Justice Center and the Pelican Institute for Public Policy have jointly filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to challenge recent regulations that require public companies to make extensive disclosures related to climate change. On March 6, the SEC issued a climate “disclosure...

American Family News
March 21, 2024

(American Family News)—The company formerly known as Facebook has been given until 5:00 p.m. PST to respond to a letter on behalf of Chino Valley Unified School Board President Sonja Shaw. As AFN has reported, Shaw is an advocate for parental rights and has pushed for schools in her district...

RedState
March 21, 2024

(RedState)—Sonja Shaw, President of the Chino Valley Unified School District School Board, is used to political opponents spinning false tales about her, and seeing those tales end up in disingenuous news stories. After all, she’s not beholden to the teacher’s unions, and she ran as a newcomer in 2022 on...

The Washington Stand
March 21, 2024

(The Washington Stand)—The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday in a challenge to the Biden administration’s “censorship-industrial complex,” as Family Research Council President Tony Perkins described its methods of coercing or pressuring social media platforms to “stifle constitutionally protected speech that it viewed as misinformation or disinformation.” Whatever the court...

Center Square
March 20, 2024

(The Center Square)—The United States Supreme Court ruled 9-0 in favor of a man suing the FBI over what he feels is a violation of his Fifth Amendment right to due process. The court ruled that the government cannot “use legal gamesmanship to dodge citizens’ attempts to assert their constitutional...

Chino Valley Champion
March 16, 2024

(Chino Valley Champion)—The Chino Valley School Board voted 4-1 to change its parental notification policy by removing any mention of gender in response to a judge’s recent rulings in California vs. the Chino Valley Unified School District. Board member Don Bridge voted against the new policy, stating that he didn’t...

WND
March 16, 2024

(WND)—A labor union representing school workers has agreed to stop taking dues from an employee who dropped out of the labor organization, but still was being forced to pay the organization. Liberty Justice Center says it’s a victory for workers’ rights. “It shouldn’t have taken a federal lawsuit, but we...

Center Square
March 15, 2024

(The Center Square)—School districts around the country are facing issues with how they handle their social media accounts, and the debate has reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Denver Public Schools recently reviewed its social media policy that doesn’t allow employees to restrict comments on social media or limit who can...

KGW 8
March 14, 2024

(KGW 8)—Over the last few years, school board meetings across the U.S. have become a venue for some particularly heated rhetoric. Most of the time, the average meeting is still pretty boring—even if the topics are important. But occasionally, the public comment period can become an open mic night for...

North Texas Daily
March 14, 2024

(North Texas Daily)—Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit on February 5 against Denton ISD because of emails two principals sent to school staff he is calling “illegal electioneering,” according to his press release. Paxton said in the release that emails sent from their school accounts by these principals qualify...