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Democratic state lawmaker pushing bill that would let kids as young as 14 get vaccinated without parental permission

A Democratic Pennsylvania state senator is sponsoring a bill that would allow children as young as 14 to receive vaccinations for COVID-19 without parental permission, KDKA-TV reported.

What are the details?

The sponsor of the bill is Amanda Cappelletti of Montgomery County, and she said she met a teenager at a recent vaccine clinic who wanted the shot but that his parents were not there to give their consent, the station reported

KDKA said that’s when she began looking into the legal rights for children 14 and older when it comes to vaccines. State law says people under 18 years of age need parental permission to get any vaccine, the station noted.

Cappelletti told KDKA that 14 is not too young to make such a decision.

“I think that we underestimate the maturity and intelligence of young people,” she said.


Image source: KDKA-TV video screenshot

She added to the station that “a lot of states do have some different — and better — laws, if you ask me as a public health professional, allowing young people to learn about what’s happening to their body, and then make the decision in concert with their doctor.”

KDKA spoke to two young sisters and their mother at a clinic at Imani Christian Academy in Pittsburgh, and they all were in favor of getting the shots.

One of the sisters, Amber Taylor, told the station, “It makes sense to get it instead of risking everything without it.”

Their mother added to KDKA, “It was a no-brainer after I got my vaccine.”

Pushback

However, the CEO of the school where the clinic in question was being held had a different opinion.

“I’d be reluctant,” Paulo Nzambi told the station. “And I don’t know if the public would be ready to receive an opportunity where really people who are critical to the development and the nurturing of a child were left out of that decision-making process.”


Image source: KDKA-TV video screenshot

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KDKA said Cappelletti hopes to introduce her bill in Harrisburg in about a month — but then it has to pass muster with Republicans who control the state legislature before it can even come to a vote.

That same GOP-controlled body got a big win last month after voters decided to make it easier for it to limit the emergency powers of the governor — in this case, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who’s butted heads with Republicans over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn proposes the ‘Donument Act’ making Trump’s border wall a national monument to protect it

North Carolina Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn has rolled out legislation that would protect former President Donald Trump’s southern border wall by making the barrier a national monument.

What are the details?

The proposal is named the “Donument Act,” and would create a “Southern Border Wall National Monument” thereby giving the wall “permanent protection from alteration,” according a news release from the congressman’s office.

The Charlotte Observer reported, “The national monument would consist of 289,920 acres of land in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas,” and “the secretary of interior would be in charge of administration of the monument.”

“For four years President Trump worked to secure the southern border of the United States by constructing a wall in places where there was little to no fencing,” Cawthorn said in a statement. “President Trump was able to build 455 miles of wall by the time he left office, and had funds allocated for further construction. A secure southern border was no longer simply a dream, it was a tangible reality. Sadly this reality is fast disappearing.

“Immediately after gaining office, Biden issued a slew of Executive Orders, one of which directed a pause in planned wall construction and a reallocation of funds obligated for that purpose,” he continued. “Following Biden’s decision to place partisan politics over the security of the American people, illegal immigration, and drug trafficking rates skyrocketed. It’s time to put the safety and wellbeing of Americans first.”

Cawthorn added, “I will make every effort to protect and secure the southern border, and advance an America first agenda. If Biden refuses to finish the wall, you can be sure that American patriots will do everything in their power to protect it.”

USA Today noted that, if passed, the “Donument Act” would make the southern border wall the 159th national monument in the U.S. However, it has little chance of making traction in the Democrat-controlled House.

Cawthorn, 25, is the youngest member of Congress. He was sworn into office in January and spoke last year at the Republican National Convention.

Anything else?

On President Joe Biden’s first day in the White House, he terminated the emergency order Trump had placed on the southern border and issued a “redirection of funds” that had been allocated for further wall construction. Now, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says March saw the highest number of illegal immigrants in a decade pouring into the U.S. from Mexico.

In the midst of the crisis, the Department of Homeland Security under Biden is now reportedly considering opening construction of the wall again in areas where there are “gaps.”

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Sen. Mike Lee says Dems’ new voting? expansion bill is ‘as if written in hell by the devil himself’

Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is not a fan of Democrats’ so-named For the People Act of 2021, saying Wednesday that the legislation known as H.R.1 is “as if written in hell by the devil himself.”

What are the details?

Lee was asked about the federal voting expansion effort on “Fox & Friends,” where co-host Steve Doocy reminded the audience that the measure:

  • Implements mandatory automatic voter registration nationwide
  • Allows voters to substitute a photo ID with a ‘sworn written statement’
  • Expands mail-in voting
  • Restores voting rights for convicted felons, and
  • Encourages statehood for the District of Columbia

“What’s your biggest problem with the way the Democrats want to redo how we vote in America?” Doocy asked Lee.

“I think I disagree with every single word in H.R. 1, including the words ‘but,’ ‘and,’ and ‘the,'” the senator replied. “Everything about this bill is rotten to the core. This is a bill as if written in hell by the devil himself.”

The Republican from Utah explained, “This takes all sorts of decisions that the federal government really has no business making. It takes them away from the states, makes them right here in Washington, D.C., by Congress — apparently in an effort to ensure and institutional, revolutionary Democratic Party of sorts. One that can remain in power for many decades to come.

“It does this by taking away these decisions,” Lee continued. “Elections in America have always been conducted at the state and local level. They are completely flipping that principle on its head so that these things can now be micromanaged from Washington. That’s wrong. That’s really wrong. It’s bad policy.”

He added, “As much as anything else, it’s wildly unconstitutional.”

You may watch Lee’s interview in its entirety below. The discussion on H.R. 1 begins at around the 2:20 mark:


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H.R. 1 already passed the House in a 220-210 vote last week, and is set to be taken up by the Senate where Democrats are also in control.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) tweeted at the beginning of the month, “Despicable, discriminatory, anti-democratic proposals are on the move in Republican state legislatures. Make no mistake: They must be opposed by every American who cherishes our democracy. This Senate is working to pass the #ForThePeople Act to renew democracy and our elections.”

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Sen. Mike Lee says Dems’ new voting? expansion bill is ‘as if written in hell by the devil himself’

Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is not a fan of Democrats’ so-named For the People Act of 2021, saying Wednesday that the legislation known as H.R.1 is “as if written in hell by the devil himself.”

What are the details?

Lee was asked about the federal voting expansion effort on “Fox & Friends,” where co-host Steve Doocy reminded the audience that the measure:

  • Implements mandatory automatic voter registration nationwide
  • Allows voters to substitute a photo ID with a ‘sworn written statement’
  • Expands mail-in voting
  • Restores voting rights for convicted felons, and
  • Encourages statehood for the District of Columbia

“What’s your biggest problem with the way the Democrats want to redo how we vote in America?” Doocy asked Lee.

“I think I disagree with every single word in H.R. 1, including the words ‘but,’ ‘and,’ and ‘the,'” the senator replied. “Everything about this bill is rotten to the core. This is a bill as if written in hell by the devil himself.”

The Republican from Utah explained, “This takes all sorts of decisions that the federal government really has no business making. It takes them away from the states, makes them right here in Washington, D.C., by Congress — apparently in an effort to ensure and institutional, revolutionary Democratic Party of sorts. One that can remain in power for many decades to come.

“It does this by taking away these decisions,” Lee continued. “Elections in America have always been conducted at the state and local level. They are completely flipping that principle on its head so that these things can now be micromanaged from Washington. That’s wrong. That’s really wrong. It’s bad policy.”

He added, “As much as anything else, it’s wildly unconstitutional.”

You may watch Lee’s interview in its entirety below. The discussion on H.R. 1 begins at around the 2:20 mark:


Fox and Friends 7am 3/10/21 | FOX BREAKING NEWS Mar 10, 2021

www.youtube.com

H.R. 1 already passed the House in a 220-210 vote last week, and is set to be taken up by the Senate where Democrats are also in control.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) tweeted at the beginning of the month, “Despicable, discriminatory, anti-democratic proposals are on the move in Republican state legislatures. Make no mistake: They must be opposed by every American who cherishes our democracy. This Senate is working to pass the #ForThePeople Act to renew democracy and our elections.”

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Gov. Kristi Noem says South Dakota celebrating International Women’s Day with bill banning biological males from girls’ sports

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem joined in Monday on a social media frenzy to recognize International Women’s Day, sending the message that her state was celebrating the occasion by passing legislation that will protect women’s sports by prohibiting biological males from competing with girls.

What are the details?

Noem tweeted out, “In South Dakota, we’re celebrating #InternationalWomensDay by defending women’s sports! I’m excited to sign this bill very soon.”

The Republican governor linked to a message sent by the group American Principles, which proclaimed, “GREAT NEWS! The South Dakota Senate just passed the Women’s Fairness in Sports bill, 20-15. It now heads to @govkristinoem’s desk for signature.”

The Hill reported that the bill, once signed into law, will “legally prevent any student at a state institution from joining a sports team that does not match their at-birth biological identity.” The legislation would require “athletes in South Dakota state schools to provide information regarding their biological sex as well as their age and whether they are taking steroids.”

The American Civil Liberties Union in South Dakota is not happy about the legislation, issuing a statement that said the bill “is an attack on transgender women and girls that will cause them serious emotional and physical harm.”

“It prevents transgender women and girls from having the opportunity to play sports and have their personal dignity respected,” the statement added.

Debate continues on transgender athletes

Biological males competing in girls’ sports has sparked a fierce debate in recent years as transgender athletes have dominated biological females in competitions. The situation has caused particular controversy in high school sports, where girls’ athletic records and college scholarships are on the line.

President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling on U.S. schools to allow transgender athletes to compete in the gender category with which they identify, dismissing biological women’s civil rights protections under Title IX. When pressed on the issue, White House press secretary Jen Psaki recently explained that “the president’s belief is that trans rights are human rights,” Fox News reported.

But the White House and trans advocacy organizations have dismissed biological women’s civil rights in regard to the issue.

The ACLU, which purports to stand up for all those whose civil liberties are oppressed, is one of the groups that has selectively ignored biological female athletes’ civil liberties on the topic.

In the organization’s own tweet celebrating women on Monday, the ACLU tweeted, “On International Women’s Day, here’s your reminder that trans women are women.”

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NY legislature passes bill stripping Cuomo of emergency powers, sending it to his desk to sign

The New York legislature officially passed a bill revoking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) emergency powers on Friday, sending it to his desk for a signature.

What are the details?

CNN reported that all Democrats in both chambers voted for the measure, but all Republican members rejected it arguing that it “does not go far enough to curtail Cuomo’s power.”

The outlet noted, “Democrats have a veto-proof majority should Cuomo try to nix it, but the governor said Wednesday during a news conference that he supported the bill.”

But this could be just the beginning of state lawmakers cracking down on Cuomo, who is currently embroiled in scandals over allegations of covering up nursing home fatalities during the COVID-19 pandemic and numerous claims of sexual harassment.

Multiple reporters and a Democratic state lawmaker have also made public statements in recent weeks accusing Cuomo of bullying and threatening them.

Also on Friday, The New York Times reported that Cuomo’s top aides allegedly went as far as rewriting a report originally prepared by officials from the New York Department of Health last June, in order to doctor the numbers and hide the true data on nursing home deaths.

In reaction to the explosive report and the legislation stripping Cuomo of his heightened authority, Democratic New York state Sen. Gustavo Rivera told Politico, “We’ve taken away the ability for the governor to do any more directives…but as we found this out, it’s absolutely something that we need to get to the bottom of.”

Rivera added, “We cannot have — regardless of whether you’re a Republican, a Democrat or what have you — cherry picking of information that you want to share with the public and the Legislature to make your boss look better.”

Anything else?

Meanwhile, Cuomo is already under investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) over the sexual harassment claims made against the governor by three separate women — two of whom are former staffers of the governor.

Politico reported in a separate story Friday that James warned Cuomo’s office not to delete any documents or materials that could become part of her probe into allegations.

The outlet noted:

The Cuomo administration has regularly employed ways of keeping communications from the public eye. Staff for years used specific Blackberry phones to communicate with the governor, and the governor and his top aides often save their most choice words for phone calls.

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Alabama Senate passes bill that would ban hormone therapy, surgery for transgender minors

The Alabama Senate has passed a bill that would criminalize administering puberty blockers or performing sex change surgery on transgender minors.

What are the details?

According to The Hill, the legislation, dubbed the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, passed the state’s upper chamber in a 23-4 vote Tuesday, and is now headed to the Alabama House of Representatives where it has a good chance of approval. CBS News pointed out that the House “has already approved a companion bill.”

If signed into law, the act would mean medical professionals caught providing treatments to youth under the age of 19 with care for gender transition would face a felony conviction with up to 10 years in jail or a $15,000 fine.

“Children aren’t mature enough to make these decisions on surgeries and drugs,” said Sen. Shay Shelnutt (R), who sponsored the bill, according to the Associated Press. “The whole point is to protect kids.”

As the measure was being considered, demonstrators gathered outside the Alabama statehouse in protest of the bill, including transgender kids and their parents.

“The hormones treatments and blockers do happen,” parent Christ White told CNN. “They are done under careful medical guidance with specialists and psychiatric care as well. So they’re making sure their children are well rounded, getting all the help they need from all angles.”

The AP reported:

Dr. Morissa Ladinsky, a pediatrician who has treated multiple transgender youths, told a Senate committee earlier that genital surgery is never performed on children, and puberty blockers and hormonal therapy are used only after lengthy informed consent, mental health oversight and subspecialized medical care.

CBS News reported that while several similar measures have been considered across the U.S., Alabama’s act could become the first of its kind to become law.

Anything else?

Meanwhile, the Alabama House is also considering a bill that would prohibit transgender youths from competing on school sports teams that do not align with their born gender. That legislation is not the first of its kind.

Last year, Idaho passed a law banning biological males from competing in women’s sports in the state, which prompted a federal lawsuit from advocacy groups who claimed the new law violates constitutional privacy and discrimination protections.

A co-sponsor of the bill, Idaho state Rep. Barbara Ehardt (R), argued on social media at the time, “I have been working on this legislation for 20 months. As both a former Division I Women’s Basketball player and Division I Women’s basketball Coach for over 15 years, I know first hand that as females, we cannot compete against the inherent physiological advantages that boys & men have.”

She insisted that the law “will continue to ensure opportunities for girls & women as we move forward.”

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President Trump vetoes massive defense bill, calling the legislation a ‘gift to China and Russia’

President Donald Trump vetoed the $740 billion 2021 National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday, calling the legislation a “gift” to China and Russia.

The bill passed overwhelmingly in the Democrat-controlled House and Republican-led Senate earlier this month, and both chambers are expected to hold override votes on the measure next week.

What are the details?

In a statement announcing the move, Trump said that while his administration “recognizes the importance of the Act to our national security,” it “fails to include critical national security measures, includes provisions that fail to respect our veterans and military’s history, and contradicts efforts by my Administration to put America first in our national security and foreign policy actions.”

He called the NDAA in its current form “a ‘gift’ to China and Russia,” before adding, “No one has worked harder, or approved more money for the military, than I have — over $2 trillion. During my 4 years, with the support of many others, we have almost entirely rebuilt the United States military, which was totally depleted when I took office.”

The president went on to criticize Congress for refusing to include a provision in the NDAA that would repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a law that The Hill noted “provides a legal shield to tech companies like Twitter and Facebook.”

Trump had threatened to veto the NDAA a number of times including last week, when he tweeted, “I will Veto the Defense Bill, which will make China very unhappy. They love it. Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Thank you!”

The president has also spoken out against renaming military bases named after Confederates, which was included in the legislation.

The House passed the NDAA overwhelmingly on Dec. 8 with a vote tally of 335-78-1, and the Senate also passed it with a veto-proof majority of 84-13.

According to CSPAN, the “House will hold its veto override vote Monday [and] if it’s successful, [the] Senate will attempt to hold their vote Tuesday.” The Washington Post reported that if successful, it would be the first veto override of Trump’s presidency.

The outlet further explained:

Congress has until Jan. 3 at 11:59 a.m. — a Sunday — to override the veto and force the defense bill to become law. If they do nothing, it will expire along with the end of the two-year congressional session at noon that day.

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House Dems pass ‘largely symbolic’ COVID-19 relief bill after talks with White House break down

The Democratic-held House of Representatives passed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package on Thursday, which has been described as “largely symbolic” considering not a single Republican voted for the bill following failed talks with the White House on a bipartisan plan.

What are the details?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin have restarted negotiations in recent days to reach a plan that the two sides have been battling over since early August, Bloomberg reported.

After failing to reach an agreement following talks this week, Democrats passed their own version of a stimulus plan that Roll Call referred to as “a largely symbolic expression of frustration.”

According to The Washington Examiner, the legislation was pushed through ahead of Democrats “hitting the campaign trail” before the November 3rd election.

The outlet noted:

The $2.2 trillion measure stands little chance of ever becoming law. Senate Republicans have already indicated they won’t consider the bill, and it is far more costly than a White House offer of roughly $1.6 trillion.

The House measure passed 214-207, with no Republicans voting for the package and 18 Democrats bucking their party and rejecting it.

But top Democrats promised that discussions for a bipartisan deal would continue regardless of the passage of their version of the relief package.

“I thought it was really important to formally put forth the work of our chairs, which is excellent and which meets the needs,” Pelosi reasoned, saying, “It sets an example.”

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) insisted, “Negotiations are ongoing right now, and I hope we will reach a bipartisan agreement. We also want to let the American people know where we stand. We believe this bill is a reasonable compromise.”

Earlier in the day on Thursday, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) called the legislation a “liberal wish list.”

He also tweeted out a video of his speech on the floor of the lower chamber in opposition of bill, saying, “Pay attention to who votes for this bill tonight—It would hand out taxpayer-funded checks to illegal immigrants while removing $600 million in funding for law enforcement.”

McCarthy added, “Speaker Pelosi and the Democrats aren’t serious about helping Americans.”

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The Government Has Released Their Initial Plans To Force a Vaccine on EVERYONE

Earlier today, the Trump administration released its plans to vaccine everyone in a short time.  Three potential vaccines are currently in Stage 3 trials in the United States and could be ready in weeks, President Donald Trump said Tuesday.

Time is running out. And Trump has the military lined up and ready to distribute this vaccine to the public, whether you want it or not. The plan is to distribute the vaccine first to health care and other vital workers, as well as those most vulnerable (likely the older populations). After production ramps up, it will be made available to all Americans who want it. If you decide you don’t want it, don’t worry, the military will help convince you.

The Department of Defense and federal health agencies have outlined plans for a coronavirus vaccine, which includes having them available for free for all Americans. We have warned that the DoD is about to become the enemy of the public. Instead of committing terrorism abroad, they will be going that here. Prepare yourself.

The Pentagon & CDC Will Join Together To Mass Distribute The COVID Vaccine

This toxic concoction will also be “free.” The government says they will foot the bill (borrow money from the Federal Reserve) to get everyone vaccinated, according to the Watauga Democrat. 

“Preparing for the implementation of the safe and efficacious COVID-19 vaccine programs is a critical next step in the efforts to protect Americans and reduce the impact of COVID-19 and restore our normal way of life,” Centers for Disease Control and Director Dr. Robert Redfield said Wednesday, according to CNN.

The plans came in the form of a report to Congress and a “playbook” for states and local governments, according to the Associated Press and Fox News. The agencies are looking at January for a potential beginning of a vaccination campaign, although it remains possible that this could come later this year.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s playbook, the vaccination campaign will be “much larger in scope and complexity than seasonal influenza or other previous outbreak-related vaccination responses.”

President Trump said in a “Fox & Friends” interview Tuesday that a vaccine could be approved “in a matter of weeks.”

Time is almost up. Once this vaccine gets into your bloodstream, you cannot take it back out. This one is different from every other vaccine made, and it’s going to be necessary if you want to get groceries or leave your house. Mandatory or not, they will do what they can to convince you to take this vaccine.

Stay alert and be prepared.

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Colorado Bill Requires “Re-education” For Parents Who Refuse The Coronavirus Vaccine

Are you ready for re-education camps in the United States? Colorado has introduced a bill that would “re-educate” parents who refuse to vaccinate their child with the coronavirus vaccine.

The bill forces all doctors and medical staff to give vaccinations with no exemptions, even if they are in a situation where they believe it would not be in that child’s best interest. The bill’s current version, however, does not list any sanctions or punishments for medical staff that refuse, according to Life News. 

The bill just passed through a committee in Colorado (20-14) to reduce available exemptions on vaccinations for school-age children (making vaccines mandatory). This bill offers “online education modules” for parents who want a different vaccination schedule than what the state demands. Submitting a “certificate of completion” from the re-education classes is one way to receive the state-sanctioned vaccine exemption.

This plandemic was never about health, it was about forcing everyone to get a vaccine: an injection of whatever the hell the ruling class decided to put in the vaccine.

Medical Tyranny: Trump Pivots To Mandatory Vaccinations Under Operation “Warp Speed”

Vaccines Now Being Used To Harvest Biometric Identities of Everyone; Big Brother Merges With Big Pharma

These vaccines are not being required for the health of anyone unless it’s for the health of Big Pharma and the ruling class.

What happens if the “re-education” fails to convince a person to get the vaccines? It’s hard to say, but these types of concentration camps (and be honest with yourself, you know that’s what they are) should be condemned by anyone who wishes to be free. This is utterly insane.  The limits the governments are now going to in order to force people to get vaccinated is unbelievable.

But, we knew this was coming. We knew that the coronavirus was a scam to force everyone to take the COVID (certification of vaccine ID) under Agenda 2020. Beware, this could very well be what more religious people are calling “the mark of the Beast”, and people commenting on this Colorado bill have already made it clear that “people won’t be able to go to work or school” unless they get the vaccine.

This is the new normal they are conditioning us to accept. This is why they need martial law. Your chains are about to get much shorter unless you wake up and start to extract yourself from their system.  There isn’t much time left.  The government is not going to help you out, after all, they are the ones writing the laws while they have the police and military enforce them at gunpoint. Wake up, or be enslaved.

 

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GOP congressman introduces bill to rescind $25 million for Kennedy Center

Wisconsin Rep. Ryan Steil (R) introduced legislation on Friday to rescind the $25 million Congress approved for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, saying it was “inappropriate” for the funds to be included in the stimulus in the first place.

What are the details?

“Families and workers are struggling to pay rent, pay their mortgage, and buy groceries,” Steil said in a statement explaining his bill, reported by Kenosha News. “Americans need relief and assistance now which is why I supported the CARES Act. However, some in Washington felt it was important to spend $25 million of taxpayer dollars on the Kennedy Center when there are obviously bigger needs right now.”

He added, “This is frivolous spending in the midst of a national emergency.”

News of the Kennedy Center receiving funds outraged several Republicans, many of whom fought to have the funds excluded from the final coronavirus relief package. Hours after the CARES Act passed — with the Kennedy Center’s bailout funds intact — the Center informed the nearly 100 members of the National Symphony Orchestra that they would be laid off.

Rep. Steil told The Daily Caller he was against the pork going to the Kennedy Center as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act from the get-go.

“So we were negotiating this bill,” the congressman recalled. “[House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) holds up getting relief to Americans to try to get this and other things in the bill. And so the day that the House passed this bill, I drove from Janesville, Wisconsin, to Washington, D.C., to be there.”

“I spoke on the bill, spoke about how I thought the funding for the Kennedy Center was inappropriate,” Steil continued. “And then before I left Washington, D.C., to drive back home, the day we passed the bill, I dropped this bill into the hopper and introduced it to start day one. The moment after we passed a bill to begin the work of improving it and getting out of the bill, inappropriate funding.”

He added, “A handful of days later, after this passes and you find out that the Kennedy Center is laying people off. That’s almost the icing on the cake.”

Congressman Steil’s legislation to strip the $25 million from the Kennedy Center currently has 15 cosponsors, including House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.).

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Dem Rep. Clyburn told colleagues the coronavirus stimulus bill is ‘a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision’

Democrats on Capitol Hill have now twice-rejected an economic stimulus packaged aimed at aiding Americans and businesses hurt by the coronavirus shutdown measures, as Republicans claim that their colleagues on the other side are attempting to cram a wish list of unrelated demands into the bill.

Adding fuel to the fire, news began circulating last week that House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) had reportedly told colleagues that the bill provided “a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision.”

Clyburn’s comments came during a conference call last Thursday featuring more than 200 Democrats, in which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) allegedly pushed for environmental measures and increased collective bargaining powers to be included in the stimulus package.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thrashed Democrats for their partisan politics on the Senate floor Monday.

“Here are some of the items on the Democratic wish list, over which they choose to block this legislation last night,” he said. “Tax credits for solar energy and wind energy. Provisions to force employers to give special new treatment to big labor. And listen to this: New emissions standards for the airlines. Are you kidding me? … Democrats won’t let us fund hospitals or save small businesses unless they get to dust off the Green New Deal.”

Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw also slammed Democrats for playing games while Americans are suffering under economic distress.

“This will go down as one of the most cynical, disgusting, malevolent actions in history,” he wrote on Twitter. “Millions are losing jobs while they play these games.”

Clyburn also made headlines last Sunday when he told “Axios on HBO” that President Trump is a racist who has hired white supremacists to work for him in the White House, and warned that America “could very well go the way of Germany in the 1930s.”

Here’s the full clip:


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GOP lawmaker trying to ban Drag Queen Story Hours in public libraries says death threats have been directed at him, family

Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker, a Republican, told the Daily Caller that he and his family have received death threats after introducing a bill that would ban Drag Queen Story Hours in public libraries.

Baker added to the outlet he’s received “thousands of emails” over his bill and that “the pushback from media and from even the American Library Association … was astounding.”

“I’ve taken on some controversial issues in my time in public office, but this one has by far been the worst when it comes to the vitriol and the hate that we have received for doing this,” he noted to the Daily Caller.

Examples?

Baker provided the outlet with several photos of hateful messages sent to him on social media — and in one of them a Facebook user commented on a Baker family photo, saying the individuals in it are a “bunch of repulsive swines.”

“F***ing diseased pig, and his disgusting inbred little piglets,” the user also wrote — with the F-word spelled out — the Daily Caller said. “Hope you all die a slow and painful death.”

He also got a card signed “all librarians in St. Louis City and County” which read, “Please just STOP it with your imbecile proclivities.”

The Daily Caller said the St. Louis County Public Library didn’t respond to its request for comment.

What does else does Baker’s bill say?

Baker’s bill proposes instituting parental review boards to oversee event approval and potentially penalizing librarians with fines and even jail time if they violate the guidelines, the Washington Examiner said. The bill would also strip government funding from libraries that allow minors to view “age-inappropriate sexual materials,” the paper added.

“They’ve had these drag queen story hours, and that’s something that I take objection to and I think a lot of parents do,” Baker said when the bill was introduced, the Examiner said. “That’s where in a public space, our kids could be exposed to something that’s age-inappropriate. That’s what I’m trying to tackle.”

More pushback

In addition to the hate mail and death threats, Baker has been getting opposition from the American Library Association, LGBTQ proponents, and even Drag Queen Story Hour itself, the Daily Caller said, adding that more than 100 people gathered Saturday at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City for a protest rally organized by drag queens.

“We are deeply concerned by Missouri House Bill 2044, ‘Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act,'” Every Library wrote in a statement after Baker introduced the bill, the outlet noted. “It sets up quasi-governmental tribunals that circumvent the normal way libraries review materials challenges and imposes fines or jail time on librarians who violate the act. It’s a bad bill and needs to be stopped.”

But Baker is resolute, telling the Daily Caller that he’s “a big advocate for children. I have four daughters. I’m a conservative. I’ve taught at a Bible school for eight years … I have a very conservative background and even a background in ministry.”

He added to the outlet that Drag Queen Story Hours shouldn’t be a concern limited to religious people.

“It’s an issue of protecting our kids from what I believe is a concentrated effort to push the LGBTQ agenda onto our children,” Baker told the Daily Caller. “Even worse than that, subjecting them to unwanted advances by people that I believe have nefarious intentions for children. And that’s my concern.”

The outlet said Drag Queen Story Hour and the American Library Association didn’t respond to its requests for comment.

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GOP lawmaker trying to ban Drag Queen Story Hours in public libraries says death threats have been directed at him, family

Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker, a Republican, told the Daily Caller that he and his family have received death threats after introducing a bill that would ban Drag Queen Story Hours in public libraries.

Baker added to the outlet he’s received “thousands of emails” over his bill and that “the pushback from media and from even the American Library Association … was astounding.”

“I’ve taken on some controversial issues in my time in public office, but this one has by far been the worst when it comes to the vitriol and the hate that we have received for doing this,” he noted to the Daily Caller.

Examples?

Baker provided the outlet with several photos of hateful messages sent to him on social media — and in one of them a Facebook user commented on a Baker family photo, saying the individuals in it are a “bunch of repulsive swines.”

“F***ing diseased pig, and his disgusting inbred little piglets,” the user also wrote — with the F-word spelled out — the Daily Caller said. “Hope you all die a slow and painful death.”

He also got a card signed “all librarians in St. Louis City and County” which read, “Please just STOP it with your imbecile proclivities.”

The Daily Caller said the St. Louis County Public Library didn’t respond to its request for comment.

What does else does Baker’s bill say?

Baker’s bill proposes instituting parental review boards to oversee event approval and potentially penalizing librarians with fines and even jail time if they violate the guidelines, the Washington Examiner said. The bill would also strip government funding from libraries that allow minors to view “age-inappropriate sexual materials,” the paper added.

“They’ve had these drag queen story hours, and that’s something that I take objection to and I think a lot of parents do,” Baker said when the bill was introduced, the Examiner said. “That’s where in a public space, our kids could be exposed to something that’s age-inappropriate. That’s what I’m trying to tackle.”

More pushback

In addition to the hate mail and death threats, Baker has been getting opposition from the American Library Association, LGBTQ proponents, and even Drag Queen Story Hour itself, the Daily Caller said, adding that more than 100 people gathered Saturday at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City for a protest rally organized by drag queens.

“We are deeply concerned by Missouri House Bill 2044, ‘Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act,'” Every Library wrote in a statement after Baker introduced the bill, the outlet noted. “It sets up quasi-governmental tribunals that circumvent the normal way libraries review materials challenges and imposes fines or jail time on librarians who violate the act. It’s a bad bill and needs to be stopped.”

But Baker is resolute, telling the Daily Caller that he’s “a big advocate for children. I have four daughters. I’m a conservative. I’ve taught at a Bible school for eight years … I have a very conservative background and even a background in ministry.”

He added to the outlet that Drag Queen Story Hours shouldn’t be a concern limited to religious people.

“It’s an issue of protecting our kids from what I believe is a concentrated effort to push the LGBTQ agenda onto our children,” Baker told the Daily Caller. “Even worse than that, subjecting them to unwanted advances by people that I believe have nefarious intentions for children. And that’s my concern.”

The outlet said Drag Queen Story Hour and the American Library Association didn’t respond to its requests for comment.

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