University of Utah to Close Specialized Student Centers Amid New DEI Law, Prompting Concern and Heartbreak Among Students

Salt Lake City, Utah — As Becket Harris embarked on her collegiate journey at the University of Utah, the institution’s LGBT center quickly became a sanctuary—a place to cultivate friendships, study, and feel accepted without reservations about her transgender identity. That sanctuary, along with other pivotal campus centers, is now facing closure following a statewide rollback on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that is prompting widespread concern among students and educators alike. Harris, 20, expressed her dismay, questioning the future of her campus community. “What am I going to do without my space on campus? … Read more

Migrants Overwhelm Texas National Guard at Rio Grande, Prompting Release Orders: Border Riot Chaos

El Paso, Texas – A judge in El Paso ordered the release of migrants who were accused of participating in a “border riot” that overwhelmed National Guard troops along the Rio Grande. The stampede occurred on Easter Sunday and resulted in the arrest of about 220 individuals on riot charges. However, court officials stated that migrants will remain in custody if there is a federal immigration hold against them. According to a spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, out of the 220 people booked on riot charges, 39 have been processed for release … Read more

Florida County Considers Repealing Gun Sale Waiting Period and Background Check Requirements, Prompting Concerns of A Potential Surge in Immediate Gun Violence

DELAND, Fla. – The Volusia County Council in Florida unanimously voted to move forward with a plan to repeal local gun laws that require a three-day waiting period and background check for private gun sales. The ordinance will undergo further voting before it is officially repealed. The law currently applies to private sellers at gun shows held at the Volusia County Fairgrounds. The proposal to lift these restrictions was put forth by District 3 Councilman Danny Robins and supported by other council members who believe that these rules infringe upon Second Amendment rights. They argue … Read more

Free Speech vs. Child Safety: Texas Enforces Age-Verification Law, Prompting Pornhub to Block Access

Dallas, Texas – The battle between the adult entertainment industry, child safety advocates, and free speech rights has intensified across the United States. More than seven states, including Texas, have recently passed legislation requiring age verification to access adult websites like Pornhub. Critics argue that these laws not only affect minors but also infringe on the rights of adults. Consequently, Pornhub has made the controversial decision to block access to its website in Texas in order to avoid substantial fines and penalties. The laws in Texas and other states serve as a clash point between … Read more