Required Reading – July 12 Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Why Family Separation Is The Only Humane Border Policy Possible Right Now

“Those on the Left and in the media are advocating for a policy that would hurt the very kids they claim to care about. This is disgusting, and needs to be called out.”

Read more at The Federalist.

Krause: In Defense of the Humanities

“There is a major revolution occurring in our society, and it has been occurring for some time. No, I am not talking about the current state of political struggle. I am talking about the decline and fall of the humanities. The collapse of the humanities is not something that readers here are not unfamiliar with. If the humanities are vital to the richness of human experience, why are they collapsing? […] Any talk of saving culture, or restoring culture, begins with a defense of the humanities. Any hope of cultural revival equally begins with a re-emergence of the humanities. Any hope to truly celebrate—though not uncritically—the human person rests with being drenched in the dewfall of the humanities…”

Read more at The Imaginative Conservative.

Ben-Shalom: Trans Bathrooms Are All About Discrimination—Against Women And Children

“I believe in and fight for the civil rights of all people. The current law regarding bathrooms in Massachusetts, which allows transgender people to use opposite-sex private facilities, is not a matter of civil rights. It’s a matter of unspeakable oppression against females. Few will be encouraged to consider this reality as the people of Massachusetts gear up to vote to restore privacy rights and common sense this November. Mainstream media outlets will continue to frame the issue as one of bigotry, and will shame those with the audacity to say what we all know is true. It’s time to loudly declare that the emperor has no clothes.”

Read more at The Federalist.

Cochran: Professors Object to University of Wyoming Using ‘Cowboys’ in New Slogan

“Use of the word ‘cowboy’ invokes a ‘white, macho, male, able-bodied, heterosexual, U.S.-born person,’ Professor of Kinesiology and Health Christine Porter told Boomerang, adding that she is not the only one at the school offended by the slogan.”

Read more at CNS News.

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