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The research on comprehensive sexual health education is clear: it has many positive health benefits, including lowering rates of youth pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections and sexual abuse and reducing health inequities.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that the U.K. must prepare for a no-deal break with the European Union unless there is a “fundamental” change of position from the bloc, as the two sides swapped blame for failing to strike a trade deal with just weeks until the end-of-year deadline.
Misinformation has been spread by political campaigns and supporters and opponents of the bill alike. Here are some of the common claims and what is true.
If Referendum 90 passes this November, the controversial sexual health education bill from last legislative session will go into effect. The bill requires age-appropriate sexual health education be taught to students multiple times from kindergarten to 12th grade.Here's what you need to know about the ballot measure.
A recent campaign mailer from Dave Lucas, a Republican running against incumbent Spokane Sen. Andy Billig , falsely suggests that Billig supports teaching sex education to kindergartners, among other claims focused on legislation approved this year.
A long-awaited report on Russian influence in British politics criticized the British government for neglecting to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 Brexit referendum, describing its utter lack of curiosity about the threats to democracy as being a major failure at the heart of power.
The organizers behind Referendum 90, which would repeal Washington's new sex education law, set a record in gathering signatures, collecting 264,637 with an all-volunteer effort in 90 days during a statewide shutdown sparked by a pandemic.
A controversial bill requiring comprehensive sexual health education be taught at various points in a student’s years in public schools was signed into law Friday, but opponents will try to get voters to reject it in November.
Voters narrowly rejecting affirmative action programs but final decision up to later ballot counts.
Lawyers disagree on whether new affirmative action programs under Referendum 88 will help or hurt veterans.
What is sometimes a useful tool for jumpstarting change can quickly begin to undermine the very people it presumes to help.
Voters have options to take the law into their own hands when the Legislature won’t.
If you signed petitions this spring to put Referendum 88 on the November election lot because you oppose affirmative action laws, should you mark it “Approved” or “Rejected” on your ballot? We explain.
When the campaign to change Washington’s affirmative action laws turned in thousands of petitions to send the initiative to the Legislature, sponsors bragged that they had a record number of signatures for such an effort. But they didn’t mention that those signatures hadn’t been paid for.
Washington voters will likely get the chance to continue or revamp the state’s 21 year-old law that restricts affirmative action programs.
A majority of voters in the South Pacific territory of New Caledonia chose to remain part of France instead of backing independence Sunday, a watershed moment that led French President Emmanuel Macron to promise a full dialogue on the archipelago’s future.
Earlier this year, the big-business tax of $275 per employee, per year took shape inside City Hall, as City Council members sought money for low-income housing and homeless services. This summer, conversations are happening everywhere.
Ecuadoreans have voted overwhelmingly to limit presidents to two terms in a nationwide referendum that is seen as a critical test of former President Rafael Correa’s enduring political strength.
In a last-ditch effort to keep the Daily Evergreen publishing five days per week, the Associated Students of WSU on Wednesday approved a referendum that will be placed on the university ballot.
Anti-EU British politician Nigel Farage said Thursday that he might support a second referendum on Britain’s European Union membership to kill off any prospect of staying in the bloc.