Category Archives: Big Virtue Signalling

Pittsburgh Wants To Revoke Chick-fil-A’s Sponsorship Of Children’s Marathon. No Prizes For Guessing Why.

The Pittsburgh City Council has signed a letter asking Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon to drop as part of their event the Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon one-mile run for children and their families, LifeSiteNews reports. All nine of the council members have called for the fast-food chain’s removal.

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Fordham students fight back against Christian group’s petition to cancel drag show

The Bronx Jesuit school’s offices received angry calls and emails last week after an evangelical organization, the Tradition Family Property Student Group, posted a petition ripping the event at a school auditorium.

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Police walk without uniforms at London Pride parade

In April, Pride London Festival announced officers would be barred from the parade, unless they chose to ditch the uniforms and marked cruisers. The decision was made in order to ensure members of the Indigenous community and people of colour would feel at ease during the parade.

People who don’t feel ‘at ease’ around the police are usually criminals.

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Alberta parents ask judge to block law that allows schools to keep secret a child joining LGBT club

A Court of Queen’s Bench judge in the city of Medicine Hat is hearing 25 faith-based schools and others’ case against Bill 24, The Canadian Press reports. The plaintiffs want enforcement of the law delayed until its constitutionality is decided.

Last year, Alberta education minister David Eggen led the effort to pass Bill 24, which forbids schools from telling parents if their children have joined GSAs without the child’s consent, even children as young as kindergarten.

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Austin Going Beyond Sanctuary City Status

At the state level, Texas has been fairly reliable in terms of cooperation between immigration enforcement and state or local police. The passage of SB4 went a long way in ensuring that ICE would have the traditional levels of cooperation from police when it comes to identifying and detaining illegal aliens who wind up being arrested for other crimes. But the Lone Star State isn’t homogeneous in that regard, with pockets of resistance popping up here and there. One of those places is Austin, which this month decided that simply being a sanctuary city wasn’t good enough for them. No, they’re now declaring themselves to be a “freedom city.”

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