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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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Why China Represents Such a Global Threat

Just this year, the Chinese Communist Party held an election in the Great Hall of the People where Xi Jinping was voted “president for life.” The vote was 2,958 for and six against. With this vote they proclaimed that China is now realizing its dream …

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Only in America’s Schools Could ‘Partying Like It’s 1776’ Be Offensive

At the rate we are going, saying “good morning” might become offensive. The principal of Cherry Hill High School East in New Jersey issued an apology after some students deemed the public school’s prom theme, “Party Like It’s 1776,” to be insensitive. “I am writing …

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Pompeo Warns Iran to Face ‘Strongest Sanctions in History’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave Iran’s government an ultimatum and its people an assurance Monday in laying out the Trump administration’s agenda after pulling out of the 2015 nuclear deal with the Islamist regime. “The Iranian wave of destruction in just the last few …

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Fact Check: Has Trump Appointed 1 in Every 8 Circuit Court Judges?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed that one-eighth of all circuit court judges have been appointed by President Donald Trump. Verdict: True Of the 165 active circuit court judges, 21—or 13 percent—have been appointed by Trump. Fact Check: Senate Republicans emerged from a weekly luncheon Tuesday to …

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‘Party Like It’s 1776’ Theme Too Offensive for New Jersey School Prom

A New Jersey high school principal apologized Friday for a “Party Like It’s 1776” theme at prom. Dennis Perry, principal of Cherry Hill High School East, posted on his Twitter feed an apology for the theme printed on prom tickets, calling the decision “insensitive and …

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Here’s What Happened After Liberal Activists Shut Down Catholic Adoption Providers in Illinois

For the past decade, liberal activists have targeted faith-based adoption agencies if they do not assist same-sex couples who wish to adopt. Through lawsuits and legislation, these activists gave faith-based agencies an ultimatum: Comply with politically correct views on sexuality and marriage and place children …

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We Hear You: Ben Carson, Cory Booker, California, and Gun Control

Editor’s note: Our audience liked what it saw in The Daily Signal’s two recent interviews with HUD Secretary Ben Carson, and some of those responses provide the top to this week’s collection of comments.  Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Thank you for …

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Must-See Moments: Trump Called MS-13 Members Animals. Then the Media Lied About It.

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week—many of which went misreported by the mainstream media and some weren’t reported at all. We cover the comments made by President Donald Trump about the MS-13 gang that were …

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Pompeo to Unveil New Iran Strategy in Heritage Foundation Speech

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will present a “diplomatic road map” on Monday for pursuing a “new security architecture” for dealing with Tehran after pulling out of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal. Pompeo will deliver remarks at The Heritage Foundation in Washington about the Trump …

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