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From Tolerance to Celebration: How Corporations Impose Sexual Orthodoxy

June is Pride Month for many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, and popular fashion retailer J. Crew has collaborated with the Human Rights Campaign to create a clothing collection to support the “fight for equality.” The clothing includes adult and children’s socks, T-shirts, and …

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What China’s Moon Mission Means for the United States

China launched its Queqiao communications satellite on May 21, but unlike other communications satellites, this one isn’t going into an orbit around the Earth. Instead, it’s on its way to L-2, one of the five Lagrange points, where the Earth’s and the sun’s gravitational pulls …

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Remembering Frank Carlucci, Reagan’s Secretary of Defense

Frank Calucci III, who served under every president from Richard Nixon to Ronald Reagan, died June 3 at his home in McLean, Virginia. He was 87. Carlucci, who dedicated much of his adult life to serving the American people and became well-known for his bravery, …

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Nunes Accuses Justice Department of ‘Obstruction’ in Battle Over FBI Informant Documents

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is giving the Department of Justice until Tuesday to provide documents about an FBI informant used to spy on the Trump campaign. In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday, Nunes accused the agency of “obstruction” …

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How Harvard Secretly Discriminates Against Americans of Asian Descent

In April, a group launched a lawsuit against the school, insisting that Harvard University release hidden information regarding its admissions. The organization leading the lawsuit is Students for Fair Admissions, which is comprised of Asian-American students who applied to get into Harvard and were rejected. …

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An Interview With Tucker Carlson on What Makes Trump a ‘Political Genius’

Tucker Carlson, host of the popular Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” spoke to Daily Signal editor-in-chief Rob Bluey at The Heritage Foundation’s 41st annual Resource Bank meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Carlson received the prestigious Salvatori Prize, recognizing his work to uphold and advance …

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We Hear You: Poor School Discipline, Hard-to-Fire Bureaucrats, Obstructive Democrats, and ‘Colluding’ Green Groups

Editor’s note:  Some personal chords were struck by  Kelsey Harkness’  video report on one Maryland family’s bad brush with the nation’s lax school discipline policy.  Their responses lead this week’s roundup of comments. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Bullying is a bigger …

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Alabama Governor Lets Schools Keep Gun Ready Against ‘Armed Intruders’

Alabama school administrators will now have the option of keeping a firearm on school grounds for dealing with an “armed intruder” incident if they meet certain qualifications after Gov. Kay Ivey signed a memo permitting the practice. Ivey’s May 30 memo will give all Alabama …

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California Lawmakers Look to Extend State Medicaid to Illegal Immigrants

Both houses of the California Legislature have voted to lift the requirement of legal residency in the state to be eligible to receive the state version of Medicaid, adding to the state’s growing list of policies favoring illegal immigrants. The separate bills in the state …

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Alleged Leaker Engaged in ‘Betrayal’ of Public Trust, Prosecutor Says

The indictment of a top Senate staffer in a leak investigation touched off continued concerns about politicized leaking of what is supposed to be secret government information. A federal grand jury in Washington indicted James A. Wolfe, 58, the director of security for the Senate …

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