But decisions in lower courts are critical as well, and decisions there often set the tone and lay the parameters for extended, more long-term battles. Such is the case with a recent ruling by a federal judge in Tennessee regarding the transgender debate and the efforts of the Biden Administration’s Education Department which is trying to force its far-left transgender ideology upon state and local governments.
As promised during the campaign and in his victory speech, now Governor Youngkin went right to work day one signing nine Executive Orders and two Executive Directives at the Virginia State Capitol. The actions include an executive order ending the use of inherently divisive concepts – including Critical Race Theory – in public education, an executive order affirming the rights of parents to make decisions on masks in schools, and an executive order terminating the Virginia Parole Board and requesting the Attorney General begin a full investigation of the Board’s actions.
If your red State wants to protect itself from a massive influx of Liberals that want to come and soil it like they did their own home State, your State’s legislature and Governor need to start passing laws ASAP that make Liberal heads explode. Given the short-term (and likely long-term) success of Texas’ heartbeat law, pass one yourself.