The Left won’t stop until it has dictated what you drive, where you live, and how you cook

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal, January 26 by Kimberley A. Strassel, as: The Campaign to Ban Gas Stoves Biden and the media deny it exists, but the effort is calculated and well-funded. Don’t believe for a second Consumer Product Safety Commission member Richard Trumka Jr.’s slippery claim that they aren’t coming for your […]

Iowa is Third State to Enact Broad School Choice Law

Families Will Get $7,598 in an Education Savings Account “For the first time, we will fund students not systems!” – Gov Kim Reynolds “What an amazing day for our children!” Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was ecstatic Tuesday as she signed into law a seismic education plan three years in the making. “What an amazing day […]

Counter Lawsuit Filed as Clay Johnson Fights to Keep His School Committee Seat

NOTE: This rapidly developing story was updated again on January 25th. Clay Johnson has now filed counter legal action – an Emergency Quo Warranto Petition (click here to view) – with the RI Supreme Court, asserting he is the rightfully appointed member to the vacant seat on the regional Chariho School Committee. Johnson, his controversial […]

Center co-Signs Letter to Congress to Protect Women’s Sports & “Stop the Weaponization of Title IX”

The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity and its CEO, Mike Stenhouse, today co-signed a letter to Congress expressing its opposition to the Biden Administration’s proposed changes the Title IX rule that helped elevate women’s sports to equality with men. Ironically, the proposed rule changes, which include mandating that biological males can compete in female […]

Was R.I. part of the Left’s Dark Money Scheme to Influence Elections?

The Center for Tech and Civic Life forms an $80 million Alliance to push left-wing voting policies. Earlier this week, the Honest Elections Project (HEP) released a report in conjunction with the John Locke Foundation, exposing the U.S. Alliance for Election Excellence as an $80 million left-wing initiative launched to target local election offices and […]

Center Reunites with Coalition that Successfully Defeated the TCI Gas Tax for Summit

The Center will be attending a regional summit on approaches holding state government accountable.

‘God is real’: Bills QB describes ‘spiritual awakening’ since teammate’s on-field collapse

Originally published by Cortney Weil, senior editor at The Blaze After Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest during the Bills’ Jan. 2 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals, people all over the world bowed their heads in solemn prayer for his life and health. While the offer of “thoughts and prayers” for a […]

PARENT ALERT: School Choice Fair in Warwick Jan. 22

Rhode Island Families for School Choice will be conducting its first ever “school choice fair” where parents and students can learn about the many opportunities available in Rhode Island, when considering the best educational path for K-12 students. With public schools in Rhode Island failing students, and as student achievement levels continue to fall, many […]

Ode to the 1% – our special seniors of the Silent Generation

THE 1% AGE GROUP You are part of the “Silent Generation” and represent 1% of our population Your special 1% group was born between 1930 & 1940 = 10 years. In 2023, your age range is between 83 & 93. Are you, or do you know, someone “still here?” Interesting Facts About You… You are […]

MODERN DAY SLAVERY? How Trucking Industry Combats Human Trafficking

The Rhode Island Trucking Association (RITA) reminds the public that January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Wednesday, January 11, is Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

Was NFL’s Damar Hamlin Collapse Due to Covid Vax?

Damar Hamlin’s sudden collapse on live TV during Monday night’s NFL game triggered an avalanche of media coverage, with experts weighing in on what might have caused the 24-year-old player’s cardiac arrest after what appeared to be a routine tackle ‘Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes’: Damar Hamlin: Separating what is provable versus […]

Taxpayer Funded Abortions Back On The Agenda in RI

Bill Would Fund Abortions for State Employees and Medicaid Recipients Abortion Advocate Claims Failure to Fund Abortions with State Tax Dollars is “Discriminatory and Racist” PROVIDENCE – On the second day of the new legislative session in Democrat-dominated Rhode Island, publicly-funded abortion-coverage for state employees and Medicaid recipients is back in play. On Thursday, Rep. […]

West Warwick Schools Sued for Retaliation & Unconstitutional Firing of Teacher Who Chose Not to Pay Union Dues

The media release and the official legal complaint can be viewed below. A former West Warwick school teacher, John Lancellota filed a lawsuit last week against the Superintendent and multiple School Committee members in that school district for violating his Frist and Fourteenth Amendment rights, after he was fired for choosing not to pay dues […]

Boston Globe Publishes Article Critical of ProJo Performance

Personnel Cuts Due to Gannett Corporate Greed Are Killing This Once Respected Statewide Newspaper Local Coverage Has All But Disappeared. Events Are Reported Days After They Occur. The Boston Globe has published an article illuminating the deficiencies in the Providence Journal brought on by staff reductions over the past several years. The article also pointed […]

How the Feds Purposefully Stonewalled my Gina Raimondo FOIA Request

My FOIA request was filed 11/9/21 for the first seven months with Raimondo at the helm of US Commerce Secretary.

Gaspee Project’s Chairman Blasts Libelous ‘White Supremacist’ Label by Woke Chariho Teacher

I ask that Mr. Fee show proof of his accusations or publicly apologize for his lies. And I would like to remind Mr. Fee that, as a private citizen, I have every right to take legal action in response to libelous claims.

Is RI’s “Tripledemic” Yet Another Government and Media Contrived Crisis?

Already local Rhode Island media are amplifying RI clinician and public health official warnings about a pediatric respiratory illness “tripledemic.”

OPINION: Divisive K-12 Curricula to Blame for RI’s Failing Proficiency Scores?

by Bob Chiaradio from Westerly, RI Last Friday, RIDE released the 2022 district LEA scores for ELA, Math, and Science, and they were not pretty. Overall: 60% of those tested were NOT proficient in ELA, 67.2% were NOT proficient in Math, and 62.9% were not proficient in Science This comes out to an overall proficiency […]

RI Residents Ordered to Surrender Firearms Magazines

Possession of high-capacity firearm magazines will be a felony in Rhode Island beginning this Sunday, following a federal judge’s ruling upholding the new law.

Another Sidewalk Save – Another Life Saved

The mother was approached on the sidewalk right before entering through the gates to Planned Parenthood. She conversed with the Sidewalk Supporters for several minutes and batted every one of their abortion-objections away. She was listening, but adamant that she was getting an abortion that day.

Did Twitter Also Interfere in Brazil’s Recent Elections? Catastrophe approaching?

Earlier this year, The Ocean State Current posted an interview with Cesar Marques, a Brazilian citizen who was in Rhode Island for business, about the volatile post-election powder-keg that was brewing in Brazil, amid claims and protests by millions of election fraud. The November 14 interview with Marques on In The Dugout with Mike Stenhouse […]

Major Victory for Parental Rights as Biden’s Woke ‘Parents Council’ Forced to Disband

The U.S. Department of Education on Monday abruptly disbanded a Presidential parent council that was ostensibly created to include families in federal decisions about public education. The subsequent announcements of obviously one-sided council members led conservative parent groups to file a lawsuiit in July against Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, arguing that his picks of members […]

RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity Signs Letter to US House Judiciary to Oppose Title IX Rule Changes

The national coalition letter below, which was emailed yesterday to Rep. Jim Jordan, was co-signed by the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity along with 69 other national and state organizations. The letter requests that Report Language be added to the Department of Education Appropriations Bill that would bar the DOE from making proposed changes to […]

Biden & Congress Seeking to Punish Firearms Manufacturers

The Mindset of Penalizing Firearms Manufacturers Financially Sets Dangerous Precedent Adams Arms President, Jason East compares the notion of holding automakers accountable for accidents caused by reckless drivers to recent legislative attempts which would hold firearms manufacturers accountable for the mindset of gun purchasers and any violence they create. He claims that two bills (currently […]

Sen. Whitehouse Attempts to Weaponize IRS Against Conservative Non-profit Groups

Radical Leftists Including Socialist Bernie Sanders Want to Direct the 87,000 New IRS Agents Against Conservatives The Daily Signal ( has exclusively reported that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, has demanded in a series of letters to the Internal Revenue Service that the IRS collaborate with the federal Department of Justice in cracking down on conservative […]

IT’S HAPPENING: Government Schools Seeking to Remove Students from Their Parents Care

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Current has been warning Ocean State families that the RI Department of Education may be seeking to develop new rules that would justify government-run child protective service agencies to remove children from their families’ care if their parents impede the minor student’s “woke” or “gender” transition … and potentially house them in […]

How the ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ Could Infringe on Religious Freedom

Radical ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ Could Spell End of Religious Tax Exemptions Originally published by EMMA WATERS on The Daily Signal / November 29, 2022 Emma Waters is a research associate with the DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family at The Heritage Foundation. Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah (left), and Marco Rubio, R-Fla.—seen here March 4, 2015, […]

STENHOUSE: No, Stupid, It’s Not The Economy

Now, before the next campaigns begin and new legislation is crafted, conservatives must reevaluate some of the old-school conventional wisdom campaign tenets that often compel good candidates to make bad decisions that lead to their electoral demise, albeit unintentionally and unknowingly. In state after state, it’s become obvious that conservatives must break the liberal stranglehold on […]

North Kingstown School Official Claims Using Wrong Pronouns Is An ‘Act Of Violence’

School Committee Member Jennifer Lima Supports The Radical Position To ‘Respond Accordingly’ If Preferred Pronouns Are Not Honored ‘Any act of violence in our schools which creates an unsafe environment (physically or emotionally by or for any member of the school community) needs to be dealt with accordingly.’ Lima told Fox News: “I also believe […]

Is This The Real Reason Why JEANN LUGO Was Acquitted?

JEANN LUGO was wrongfully accused of assault and this is the only detailed video analysis SHOWING THE TRUTH. The #InTheDugout Podcast takes you frame by frame through video and photos that paint the whole picture. This is an unbiased account of what really happened, based on evidence and not media speculation. Watch the video analysis now on the #InTheDugout Podcast!

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