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Congress Is Trying to Ignore Trump’s Spending Reduction Request. It Needs to Act Now.

In early May, President Donald Trump submitted a rescission request to Congress to roll back more than $15 billion in spending. The House initially seemed poised to pass the package before Congress’ Memorial Day recess, but now, CQ reports that consideration of the package will …

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Podcast: Trump’s Record on Pro-Life Issues

“When I ran for office, I pledged to stand for life. And as president, that’s exactly what I’ve done,” says President Donald Trump. Mallory Quigley of the pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony List joins us to discuss Trump’s record on life. Plus: A Yale student …

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Amnesty-First Breaks Faith With the American People

It’s being reported that House Republicans plan to vote on several immigration bills in June in order to head off a discharge petition by a group of party moderates that would force a vote on amnesty. Those bills, as I noted previously, are in fact …

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Conservative Lawmaker: 2016 Election Made Clear Americans Want Action on Immigration

Conservative lawmakers have no regrets about not voting for the farm bill, after House leadership refused to have an immediate vote on an immigration bill. “There has to be an intensity and a focus directed on a problem and on a question in order to …

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The Hubris of Judges Threatens Our Ability to Govern Ourselves

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling in February establishing new congressional voting districts for the state’s residents. That ruling abolished the voting districts established by the state legislature in 2011. Why? The justices felt the 2011 districts were political gerrymandering and discriminated against Democrats. …

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‘She’ll Be President Someday’: Meet the Adopted Toddler Trump Praised

Adopting a daughter has changed her life and opened her eyes to the beauty of adoption, one mother says. Finding out that the baby was addicted to an opioid couldn’t dim that beauty, she recalls in an interview with The Daily Signal. “I can’t even …

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Dispelling False Narratives in the Wake of the Santa Fe Tragedy

Last week, a teenager stole his father’s shotgun and .38-caliber revolver, smuggled them into his Santa Fe, Texas, high school under a trench coat, and proceeded to murder 10 innocent people before surrendering to police. It’s another devastating reminder that human beings are capable of …

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The Crisis of Porn

If you’re ambivalent about the crisis of pornography in America, The New York Times can change that. Almost instantly. The paper jolted an entire nation into caring with its jarring February exposé, “What Teenagers Are Learning from Online Porn” (warning: extremely graphic). If their stories …

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Why the Left Won’t Call Anyone ‘Animals’

If you want to understand the moral sickness at the heart of leftism, read the first paragraph of the most recent column by Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne: It’s never right to call other human beings ‘animals.’ It’s not something we should even have …

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In These Countries, Freedom to Choose What to Believe Is Under Threat

For most people in the West, the decision to adopt a new faith is a serious one, made after thorough investigation of the truth claims of various religions. That weighty decision is also a free one. Yet for many people around the world, that basic …

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