Required Reading – July 23 Evening Update

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

Berry: Planet Fitness Ends Woman’s Membership over Complaint of Man in Women’s Locker Room

“Planet Fitness has cancelled the membership of a woman after she voiced complaints about the presence of a man in the women’s locker room in front of other women customers of the gym.  Liberty Counsel, a national litigation firm that handles First Amendment and civil liberties cases, said in a letter to the CEO of Planet Fitness that its client, ‘Mrs. H.’ – a survivor of a violent rape attempt – has been the victim of ‘discriminatory conduct.’ The firm wrote the Planet Fitness gym located in Leesburg, Florida, violated Florida law by terminating the membership contract of ‘Mrs. H.’ after she openly objected to the presence of a man, Jordan ‘Ivy’ Rice, who claims to be transgender, in the women’s locker room. […]  ‘Another woman reported that he exposed his naked body to her in the woman’s locker room at this location. In another instance, he was involved in an argument with another woman over use of the tanning room.'”

Read more at Breitbart.

CNS News: Pelosi Would Protect ‘Spiritual’ Link Between ‘Mother and Child’:‘Now We’re Going to Rip That Apart’

“House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) delivered a speech on the House floor on Wednesday attacking a resolution brought up for a vote by the House Republican leadership that denounces recent liberal demands for the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and expresses support for the men and women who work in all federal and state agencies that ‘bring law and order to our nation’s border.’ In her speech attacking this resolution, Pelosi spoke about what she called the ‘spiritual connection’ between a parent and a child. […]  ‘This resolution does nothing to prevent the separation of babies from their mothers,’ said Pelosi. ‘You’re parents. You know in the night, you hear a sound from the room down the hall, that connection is something beyond material. It is spiritual. It is about parent and child, mother and child, father and child, and now we’re going to rip that apart.’ [Note: And tis from the same woman who supports ripping a baby from a mother’s womb]”

Read more at CNS News.

D’Agati: 7 Americans Recall Watching The Stunning Moment A Man First Walked On The Moon

“Forty-nine years ago today, the nation watched as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon. This may have been the most American moment in history.”

Read more at The Federalist.

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