Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is executive editor of The Federalist and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," from Encounter Books. She previously was managing editor of School Reform News at The Heartland Institute and the assistant editor for American Magazine at the American Enterprise Institute. Joy is also the 2013-14 recipient of a Robert Novak journalism fellowship for in-depth reporting on Common Core national education mandates. Joy has taught high school and middle school history, literature, and debate, and has written public speaking curriculum. She is a graduate of the Hillsdale College honors and journalism programs. She and her husband live in the Midwest and have five children ages seven and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
Austin, Texas ‘School Climate Survey’ Tells Students ‘Gender Is How A Person Feels’

Research suggests that simply asking questions about specific negative behaviors increases those behaviors. Yet this practice is growing nationwide in public schools, not just in Austin.

Cotton Demands IRS Investigate SPLC’s Defamatory, ‘Racist And Sexist Slush Fund’

Sen. Tom Cotton fired another battery at the embattled Southern Poverty Law Center with a letter asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the vengeful speech arbiter’s tax-exempt status.

Wrong, GOP: Making Babies Should Be Between A Husband And Wife, Not Single Women And Taxpayers

Republicans are listening to campaign consultants telling them they need the women’s vote in 2020, and that buying them off with baby-scented government checks will do the trick.

Barbra Streisand Apologizes For Saying Michael Jackson’s Alleged Molestation Victims ‘Were Thrilled To Be There’

Barbra Streisand is backtracking after admitting she believes Michael Jackson molested children, but then defending his ‘sexual needs coming from whatever childhood he has or whatever DNA he has.’

5 Times Attorney General’s Letter About Mueller Report Clears President Trump

Attorney General William Barr has written a letter to Congress summarizing the confidential Mueller report, promising a redacted version will be public soon.

Houston Library Features Convicted Child Molester Reading Trans Books To Children

State records say the 200-pound, 5-foot-11 man was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and is at a ‘moderate’ risk for reoffending. His YouTube channel shows him becoming transgender.

12 Reasons Government Paid Leave Impoverishes Newborns And The Nation

Paid leave programs operate on the assumption that working full-time away from their family ought to be the default for mothers of very small children. In fact, that life arrangement is devastating to children and society.

After More Evidence Of Its Anti-Christian Animus, Colorado Commission Suspends Harassment Of Cake Baker

Attorneys found commissioners agreeing with commissioner Dianne Rice’s comparison of baker Jack Phillips’ Christianity to the ideologies motivating slavery and the Holocaust.

Why A Federal School Choice Program May Be The Dumbest Way For Trump To Promote School Choice

Any Republican who proposes expanding rather than ending the federal government’s power over education is whistling past the graveyard federalization has made of American education.

Children Don’t Need ‘Day Care For All,’ They Need Their Mothers

Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris want to nationalize not only the energy, education, health care, construction, manufacturing, and transportation industries, but also families.

New Federal Rule To Yank Tax Funds From Planned Parenthood If It Keeps Doing Abortions

The Trump administration has announced a new rule banning taxpayer dollars from all organizations that promote abortion as a method of birth control.

Left To State Supreme Court Candidate: You Can’t Be A Good Judge Because You’re A Christian

Judge Brian Hagedorn is being publicly trashed for being on the board of a small Christian school, and for blog posts when he was in law school discussing court cases about abortion and gay sex.

The Real Reason Midge Maisel’s A Terrible Mother Isn’t Her Career

If what we see on screen is an accurate representation of Midge’s life, yes, she’s a terrible mother. But she’s not only a terrible mother, she’s kind of a terrible person.

Progressive Va. School Refuses To Play Sports With Icky Christian Kids

A private school is refusing to play against Karen Pence’s school, on the grounds that playing basketball at a Christian school makes children ‘unsafe.’

Every Public School Already Teaches About The Bible, And It’s Destroying Christianity

Things like Bible literacy classes are all whistling past the graveyard. The truth is that American public schools are inherently structured to undermine Christianity.

Are The Only Racists The NYT Isn’t Sympathetic To White Racists?

The New York Times decided to do a profile on the racist Black Hebrew Israelites this week that opens: ‘They are sidewalk ministers who use confrontation as their gospel.’

Fla. School Board Keeps Policy Pushing Male Coach To Supervise Undressing Girl

The Pasco County school board recently held a meeting packed with objecting parents, after which the board adjourned with zero action on a policy allowing cross-sex access to private school facilities.

This College President Is Willing To Tell You College Isn’t For Everyone

‘Everybody should have an opportunity to learn all they want to,’ says Hillsdale College’s Larry Arnn, “but the idea that everybody should get a college education… can only be true if college means a wide variety of things.’

8 Most Amazing Outfits From The Latest Season Of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

Dear Amazon: Open a Mrs. Maisel clothing line. Ditch the 1960s outfits and stick with the 1950s ones. It will be a smash hit.

Planned Parenthood President Furious At Media For Underplaying Abortions

Why on earth would Planned Parenthood’s president publicly contradict the narrative her organization has been laying on thick for the past four years?