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

PRESS RELEASE: A Plan to Fight Back: States Must Reject Obama Administration’s Totalitarian Power Grab

A Plan to Fight Back: States Must Reject Obama Administration’s Totalitarian Power Grab In an editorial published at The Pulse 2016, Jane Robbins and Emmett McGroarty outline a plan to defeat the Obama Administration’s latest decree that would force women and young girls to shower with … [Read more...]

Jane Robbins: Need for Religious Freedom Not Going Away After Veto

Via Columbia County News-Times: Just as the Supreme Court thought it had resolved the abortion debate 44 years ago, so apparently Gov. Nathan Deal thought he had put to bed the religious-freedom issue with his veto of the Free Exercise Protection Act (FEPA) on Easter Monday. But Georgians of … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: The Left is Waging an Actual War on Women

The Left Is Waging An Actual War On Women Terry Schilling: “It’s not transgender individuals that we should fear, but the evil sexual predators who have already taken advantage of this new ‘right,’ and will absolutely continue to do so.”   Washington, D.C. – In a piece written for The … [Read more...]

Jane Robbins: “Savvy parents will not let him off the hook for his complicity in this mess”

Via Breitbart: After celebrating the “bipartisan” passage of his new federal education law that replaced No Child Left Behind, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) says he has “disturbing evidence” that the newly confirmed U.S. Department of Education secretary is ignoring curbs on federal overreach in … [Read more...]

McGroarty and Robbins: Why Does Your Congressman Want to Psychologically Profile Your Children?

Via TownHall: By: Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins If the GOP-led Congress had not done enough damage to public education by passing the statist Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), it’s poised to make things even worse. The new threat is the  Strengthening Education Through Research Act … [Read more...]

Jane Robbins: Georgia deserves a better ‘Deal’

Via The Citizen: Why is Gov. Deal siding with corporate bullies over Georgians of faith? Governor Nathan Deal drew national attention [last] week when he vetoed HB 757, a bill that would have protected Georgians’ free exercise of religion against infringement by state or local … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: Georgia Deserves a Better “Deal”

    Georgia Deserves a Better “Deal”: Why is Gov. Deal Siding with Corporate Bullies over Georgians of Faith? Governor Nathan Deal (GA) Photo Credit: Richard Lacey (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) GA Governor Nathan Deal vetoes HB 757, the Free Exercise Protection Act Jane Robbins: “This violates not … [Read more...]

Janet Yellen Meets the Right

In my weekly Forbes.com column today, I described the presentations made at a meeting led by American Principles in Action with Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen and Governor Lael Brainard last Friday.  To read the full column, click here. An excerpt: Janet Yellen, meeting with 21 members … [Read more...]

Bush Endorses Stripping Federal Government of Role in Curriculum

Blames conservatives' dislike of Common Core on Obama. At CPAC, Jeb Bush was asked by Sean Hannity if Common Core was a federal takeover.  He responded "no" and then amended his answer to "it shouldn't be": With this President and this Department of Education there is a risk they will … [Read more...]

CPAC Poll: 58% Say Common Core Support a Dealbreaker

As part of the CPAC presidential straw poll, the conservative activists attending were asked what issues they would consider a deal breaker.  Fifty-eight percent said they could not vote for a candidate who supports Common Core. … [Read more...]