In an unsurprising but disappointing move Thursday afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that her department would weaken a set of Obama-era requirements for how colleges and universities deal with campus sexual assaults. Under the 1972 Title IX amendments, schools are legally required to respond to any such complaints under the federal civil rights law.
Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th congressional district, has called on U.S. Rep. Jody Hice to pledge now to support those in the southeast who will be impacted by Hurricane Irma.
This morning, the Trump administration officially notified nearly 800,000 people that they are not welcome in the United States. These people came to this country as children and know no other place to call home. And now they are essentially left in limbo, as the president has called on Congress to come up with a new law to replace the Obama-era executive order by next March.