While the Grimm family waits for oral arguments, Gavin is still required by the school board to use the “alternative” restroom at his Virginia high school. That presents challenges for him at school events like football games, said Deirdre, who picked him up one day to discover that he had been holding it in for much of the competition, debating whether or not he should ask a friend for a ride to a nearby store. … [Read more...] about This Mom’s Supreme Court Battle Is for All Transgender Kids
Both boast of a number of prominent supporters. Gómez has received the endorsement of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden will help close out Texas Democrats' virtual convention: report Senate Dems press DOJ over coronavirus safety precautions in juvenile detention centers Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Clinton MORE (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenLongtime Democratic pollster: Warren 'obvious solution' for Biden's VP pick The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - US virus deaths exceed 100,000; Pelosi pulls FISA bill Warren's VP bid faces obstacle: Her state's Republican governor MORE (D-Mass.) and an assortment of California Democrats. … [Read more...] about Gloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California
Only one significant project has permits and is ready to go: JS Sullivan Development’s 52-unit condominium project at 1198 Valencia St. That project was unanimously approved in September, during the heat of the Prop. I campaign. Sean Sullivan, who heads up JS Sullivan, said he hopes to have the project, which will replace a long-shuttered gas station, under construction next June. It will be the first new housing to break ground after the Prop. I vote. … [Read more...] about Mission market-rate housing battle not over despite Prop. I loss
Gonzalez had the support of prominent Republicans, including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - US virus deaths exceed 100,000; Pelosi pulls FISA bill Trump threatens to veto FISA bill ahead of House vote Hillicon Valley: House FISA bill in jeopardy | Democrats drop controversial surveillance measure | GOP working on legislation to strip Twitter of federal liability protections MORE (Calif.), as well as former teammate Peyton Manning. … [Read more...] about Ohio New Members 2019
One mistake Lopez makes in dismissing Obama’s moderation — a characteristic one by his sympathetic critics from the left, across a variety of issues where he disappoints his base — is to assume that the modulation of the president’s beliefs amounts to a lack of conviction. “Why,” asks Lopez, “does Obama try so hard to gain the love of both sides in discussions about police, the justice system, and race — to the point that it feels like he’s saying nothing at all?” For better or worse, though, there is a real core and coherence to the president’s ideology. The president believes that emotion hijacks the negotiation and mutual understanding that is necessary for progress. In his Dallas speech, Obama asked police to understand that minorities are correct to believe they’re unfairly treated by police, while asking protesters to understand that most police officers are well-intentioned: … [Read more...] about Does President Obama Believe What He Says About Race?