Blogging on Principle

American Principles Project staff blog on current events and news related to education, economics, immigration, and social issues.

Does ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ promote acceptance or gender confusion?

Via AllOnGeorgia: The sexualization of young children for political reasons continues apace. The culture is degenerating before our eyes. Alerted that the Ponce de Leon branch of the Atlanta Public Library planned to host a “Drag Queen Story Hour” on September 30, one concerned citizen … [Read more...]

Why Creating a National ID System Would Threaten Americans’ Privacy & Security

Via The Federalist: Kyle Sammin cogently argues that the United States should implement a voluntary national identity system in the wake of the Equifax hacking. Debate about this issue has roiled for decades. Although numerous countries have a national identification system, Americans have long … [Read more...]

Decatur stacks deck against parents opposed to transgender policies

Via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The world of gender dysphoria has come to City Schools of Decatur, and things look bleak for reality-based Decatur families. This was apparent from the largely respectful but sometimes emotional discussion at a CSD Board of Education meeting Tuesday … [Read more...]

If GOP Senators Want to Win in 2018, They’ll Kill This NDAA Transgender Amendment

Via TownHall: Out of the hundreds of amendments proposed to the National Defense Authorization Act, the defense policy bill on the Senate floor this week, one amendment put forth by Senators Kristin Gillibrand (D) and Susan Collins (R) has stood out in particular. It captured the media’s attention … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: Republicans Must Fight for Trump…or Die

Washington, D.C. – In an op-ed for The Hill, Frank Cannon, president of American Principles Project, warns Republicans to resist the urge to run away from President Trump: “Is Trump finished?” one of his savviest conservative supporters asked me recently. In other words, will restless … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: APP to GOP Senators: Don’t Join the “Resistance” Unless You Want to Lose

  “Most Americans haven’t bought into the absurd fad of transgender ideology.”   Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum to the Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security directing them … [Read more...]

Down in the muck with Drag Queen story hour

Via AllOnGeorgia: Recently a friend found a disturbing article about a Brooklyn public library’s plan to host a “Drag Queen Story Hour” for children. She expressed relief that we live in a part of the country not yet consumed by lunacy. She spoke too soon. On Friday the Atlanta … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: LGBT Group Plans $26 Million Splurge in 2018; Conservatives Remain AWOL

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a radical LGBT group that leads the movement to impose transgender ideology on America, unveiled a $26 million plan for the 2018 elections. Their new offensive will almost double their current political staff and will focus on the key swing … [Read more...]

McGroarty & Robbins: “Parents should still be concerned about Betsy DeVos”

Via The Hill: We all know that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos supports school choice, and that the organizations she funded, or in some cases founded, actively defended the Common Core national standards. Now she’s offering more insight into her general philosophy of education — and parents … [Read more...]

Sean Fieler: How Trump became the pro-life leader Republicans always needed

Via The Hill: President Trump has transformed the Republican Party’s long-standing opposition to abortion from a moral imperative into a political winner. As a result, and to the consternation of many in the pro-life movement, President Trump, unlike his Republican predecessors, is actually … [Read more...]