Houston Rejects Transgender Privileges

Instead of acquiescing to the imposition of special homosexual rights and transgender privileges Houston resisted. The vote was overwhelming: sixty-one percent to thirty-nine percent. I think that counts as a landslide against the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. The Associated Press reports, Supporters of the ordinance said it would have offered increased protections for gay and transgender people, as well as protections against discrimination based on sex, race, age, religion and other categories. Opponents, Read more […]

Red Alert on Federal Housing Interference?

Is the government’s new Federal housing rule going to be used to assault local neighborhoods? I don’t think I’ve ever seen a National Review story that is so filled with doom. It comes to us from Stanley Kurtz: “Massive Government Overreach: Obama’s AFFH Rule Is Out.” Today, HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced the finalization of the Obama administration’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule. A front-page article preemptively defending the move appears in today’s Washington Read more […]