Why the Pro-Life Movement Is a True Expression of America’s Founding Principles

The most successful social movements in American history have almost always channeled the philosophy of the founding generation, and in most cases, religion. Religious conviction along with the principles of the Declaration of Independence, which defines rights as both God-given and equally applicable to everyone, drove both the anti-slavery and civil rights movements. In many […]

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7 Areas of Successes and ‘Incompletes’ for Trump’s First Full Year

Coming up on one full year in office, President Donald Trump is faced with the prospect of a government shutdown forced by Congress—even as the first year of his presidency is marked by both demonstrable accomplishments and incompletes on the economy, national security, and health care. “If for any reason [the government] shuts down, the […]

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Public School Assembly Tells Kids That Sex Changes Are Perfectly Normal

A Northern Virginia public school held a school-wide assembly before Christmas break featuring transgender crusader Amy Ellis Nutt. George Mason High School in the city of Falls Church brought in Nutt, a Washington Post reporter, to lecture students on her book “Becoming Nicole,” about a boy who “identified” as a girl as a toddler, had […]

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CNN on Top in Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

CNN won four out of 11 “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, while The New York Times captured two of the dishonors hyped for weeks by President Donald Trump, but actually given in the end by the Republican National Committee. The “awards” to the cable network and other media organizations cited reports darkly predicting an […]

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We Hear You: DACA, Illegal Immigration, Sanctuary Cities, and Voter Fraud

Editor’s note: It’s helpful to know what’s on the minds of The Daily Signal’s audience. Here’s a sampling of recent emails to [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Thanks for Peter Parisi’s commentary, “The ‘Dreamers’ Have No Right to Demand Anything.” Interesting to see this today, as just yesterday I emailed the following to President Trump: […]

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Ben Carson: Martin Luther King’s Message Is ‘Urgently Needed to Heal the Divisions’ Now

Ben Carson praised Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy Friday at the White House, where President Donald Trump signed a proclamation honoring the civil rights leader. “I thank you for signing legislation to designate the birthplace, church, and tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King as a national historic park,” Carson said at the White House ceremony. […]

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After Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Freezes Data Collecting, Sen. Elizabeth Warren Demands Reversal

A federal court last week again ruled in favor of Mick Mulvaney as the rightful head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which strengthens his hand on such issues as the recent decision to freeze data collection in light of cybersecurity concerns. But Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who conceived the idea of the consumer agency, […]

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