House GOP to hold hearing on Biden admin's 'chilling' of parental rights
Educational issues have taken center stage as Republicans seek to explore the administration's alleged "weaponization" of the federal government.
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Limited Government will hold a hearing on Thursday on the Biden administration's alleged efforts to curtail the rights of parents.
Officially, dubbed "Free Speech: The Biden Administration's Chilling of Parents' Fundamental Rights," the committee will hear testimony from the president of Parents Defending Education, Nicole Neily, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, Tiffany Justice, and the director of Alliance Defending Freedom's Center for Academic Freedom Tyson Langhofer.
Educational issues have taken center stage as Republicans seek to explore the administration's alleged "weaponization" of the federal government. Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, has already issued subpoenas to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland seeking answers about an October 2021 memo in which Garland appears to have directed law enforcement to pursue parents who protested about the content of their children's lessons at school board meetings.
The memo highlighted "violent threats" against school board members amid mounting parental opposition to the instruction of Critical Race Theory in public schools.
In 2022, Jordan noted that FBI whistleblowers had identified dozens of federal probes into parents who opposed the policies of schools their children attended.
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