The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

One in every two transgender adolescents who are born female but identify as male has attempted suicide in the past year, according to a new study. The study, “Transgender Adolescent Suicide Behavior,” was published in Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. It raises serious questions about how families, schools, doctors, […]

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Evidence of Crimes Irrelevant to Impeaching Trump, a Texas Democrat Insists

High crimes and misdemeanors are irrelevant to whether President Donald Trump should be impeached by the House, despite the Constitution, a Texas lawmaker said. “The people who say, ‘What law did he break? What rule did he break?,’ they are perpetrating upon you a belief that is totally inaccurate,” Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, said Thursday […]

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Democrats’ Mindless Opposition to Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump announced his nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on July 9 at 9 p.m. Before the clock had struck midnight, Democratic senators were already announcing their opposition. Now, more than eight weeks later, they are just playing games. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., for example, said on July […]

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Trump Aims to Clarify Rules for Protecting Endangered Species

Lawmakers who passed the Endangered Species Act four decades ago inserted a “degree of ambiguity” in key terms that led to most legal controversies surrounding enforcement of the law, the Interior Department’s No. 2 official said in a presentation at The Heritage Foundation. To resolve such questions, Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said, the Interior Department […]

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Trump Aims to Clarify Rules for Protecting Endangered Species

Lawmakers who passed the Endangered Species Act four decades ago inserted a “degree of ambiguity” in key terms that led to most legal controversies surrounding enforcement of the law, the Interior Department’s No. 2 official said in a presentation at The Heritage Foundation. To resolve such questions, Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said, the Interior Department […]

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School Disciplinary Policies Must Be Local

The Trump administration is considering rescinding a “Dear Colleague” letter sent in 2014 to public school administrators nationwide, providing guidelines regarding school discipline policies consistent with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. According to Title VI, racial discrimination at institutions receiving federal funds is illegal. The letter was sent to public school officials by […]

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Opponents Aren’t Really Against Him. They’re Against the Constitution.

One of the best statements of how the Framers saw the role of the federal government is found in Federalist Paper 45, written by James Madison, who is known as the “Father of the Constitution”: The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain […]

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