Florida Family Policy Council Calls on Gov. Rick Scott to Defund Planned Parenthood

The Florida Family Policy Council has launched a campaign to defund Planned Parenthood in the state. In an interview with The Daily signal, John Stemberger, the president and general counsel for the Florida Family Policy Council, said that the statewide campaign is an effort to call on Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., to fully defund Planned Parenthood […]

Full Story

Sen Mike Lee: Congress Needs Uber-Level Innovation

By Senator Mike Lee 10/15/2015 Source: The Federalist Congress Needs Uber-Level Innovation The challenge for congressional Republicans now is not ‘getting back’ to the old way of doing things, but devising entirely new ways of ‘getting things done.’ At first, I didn’t have strong feelings about the House Speaker’s race. I thought initial front-runner Kevin McCarthy […]

Full Story

What’s Behind the Latest Israeli-Palestinian Violence

A new surge in Palestinian-Israeli attacks is drawing international attention because of its uniqueness. Since the Jewish high holidays, young Palestinians unaffiliated with any formal political movement — many using knives and inspired by social media — have carried out attacks at a near-daily rate. But while the violence, which has also included retaliatory attacks […]

Full Story

Abortion Survivor to Cecile Richards: ‘I Am So Thankful to Be Alive’

Gianna Jessen wasn’t supposed to live. But she did. Born alive after her biological mother’s botched late-term abortion at a California Planned Parenthood clinic, Jessen was rushed to a hospital after a nurse called 911. In an interview with The Daily Signal, Jessen, now a pro-life speaker and activist, said that abortion supporters must deny her […]

Full Story

7 House Republicans Debate Race for Speaker, Potential Paul Ryan Run

Rep. Jim Jordan, the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said Sunday that his group would consider supporting Paul Ryan for House speaker. House Republicans have coalesced around trying to push a reluctant Ryan to run for speaker, believing he is the only member who can unite a disparate conference. But to earn the support […]

Full Story

The Case of Former Atlanta Fire Chief Fired Over Marriage Views Goes to Court

Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran lived the American dream. That is, until he was fired from his childhood dream job for writing a book during his own private time. Cochran’s book, published in 2013 and called “Who Told You That You Were Naked?,” expresses a biblical view on marriage and addresses homosexuality from his […]

Full Story

Obama Considering Executive Order to Ramp Up Background Checks on Gun Customers

President Barack Obama is deliberating an executive order that would escalate background check requirements in a revived gun control push following the deadly shootings at Umpqua Community College last week. The proposed measure would enable the president to sidestep Congress to require anyone who surpasses a set number of gun sales to acquire a federal […]

Full Story

House Judiciary Rolls Out Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Lawmakers in the House Judiciary Committee stamped their mark on a criminal justice initiative to reform federal sentencing. With bipartisan signatures of support, Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says the committee has pursued “responsible, common sense reforms to ensure our criminal justice system reflects core American values.” Goodlatte and ranking member John Conyers, D-Mich., […]

Full Story

The Question Sierra Club’s President Didn’t Want to Answer

Sen. Ted Cruz’s questioning of Sierra Club President Aaron Mair turned contentious Tuesday, then went viral when the Texas Republican posted the nearly 10-minute exchange. Cruz repeatedly pressed Mair to address satellite data that found an 18-year pause in global warming, countering the Sierra Club’s claim of a warming trend. He asked the green group […]

Full Story

VIDEO: Ted Cruz Destroys Sierra Club President Aaron Mair on Global Warming Hoax

By Derek Hunter Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz questioned Sierra Club President Aaron Mair in a contentious testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. But on one question in particular, Mair would not deviate from his rehearsed answer. When asked about the 18 year pause in global warming, as documented by satellite data, Mr. Mair […]

Full Story