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Cool Mom Clarice’s Ongoing Fight for Her Right To Party

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January 30, 2024 2:27 p.m.
Credit: Facebook/"Clarice Schillinger for PA"
Credit: Facebook/"Clarice Schillinger for PA"

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Moms for Liberty and Moms for Liberty-adjacent, right-wing school board moms like Bridget Ziegler and Clarice Schillinger, it’s that they know how to party. You’ll remember that late last year Schillinger, a one-time candidate for Lt. Gov of Pennsylvania and the head of a major anti-woke school board group in the state, was charged with a mix of offenses related to allegedly assaulting and boozing up minors at her daughter’s 17th birthday party. After a preliminary hearing on Monday, Magisterial District Judge Stacy Wertman held Schillinger over for trial on the same charges after hearing reality TV-style testimony about Schillinger’s, her mom’s and her then-boyfriend’s feral behavior corrupting the youth of Bucks County Pennsylvania — and in some cases just beating the crap out of the youth of Bucks County when they simply tried to escape her house.

Schillinger was released on her own recognizance pending trial.

Let’s go to the video (metaphorically speaking)…!

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