Jordan Candler / June 29, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

SCOTUS dodges, Facebook prevails, Pelosi’s January 6 committee, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • By dodging school bathrooms case, Supreme Court cements earlier win for “transgender rights” (Daily Signal) | Conservatives frustrated by SCOTUS’s repeated refusals to take up gender dysmorphia cases (Washington Times)

  • “The FTC has failed to plead enough facts”: Facebook antitrust lawsuits dismissed by federal court (Variety)

  • Manhattan DA reportedly won’t charge Donald Trump (Politico)

Government & Politics

  • Nancy Pelosi unveils Democrat-controlled January 6 committee and teases appointing a Republican (Examiner)

  • White House stands by BLM nominee Tracy Stone-Manning despite eco-terrorism links, views on population control (Fox News)

  • Ex-FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith facing just one-year bar suspension after guilty plea for FISA deception (Washington Examiner)

  • Tucker Carlson accuses NSA of spying on him (Washington Examiner)

  • No signs of slowing: New increase in migrant children at border five months into Biden tenure (Washington Examiner)

Health

  • Pfizer and Moderna vaccines likely to produce lasting immunity (The Oregonian)

  • LA County “strongly recommends” masks indoors regardless of vaccination status (Fox News)

Around the Nation

  • Death toll hits 11 in Florida condo collapse; 150 missing (Miami Herald)

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flops, vows to “flood the zone” in Times Square in wake of shooting (NY Post)

  • They even want more cops in San Francisco: Seventy-six percent yearn for more law enforcement in high-crime neighborhoods (Fox News)

  • California Democrats predictably try to change recall laws to aid Gavin Newsom (Daily Caller)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Woke corporations NBA, Nike, Apple, and Google silent on China’s crackdown on journalists in Hong Kong (Free Beacon)

  • Biological male competitor wins Miss Nevada USA (Daily Wire)

  • Wisconsin birth forms give parents gender-neutral option (Fox News)

  • “Football is gay”: NFL releases pro-LGBT ad (Daily Wire)

  • Disney drops “Slave I” name for Boba Fett’s ship, prompting outcry (Yahoo)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Stop gaslighting parents on Critical Race Theory (RealClearPolicy)

  • Policy: Looking for balance on campus? Head south (RealClearEducation)

  • Satire: To appease China, Disney changes name of Boba Fett’s ship from “Slave I” to “Uyghur Slave I” (Babylon Bee)

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