California Parents Object to New Sex Ed Program in Public Schools

Fed-up California parents participated in a “Sexxx Ed Sit Out” Tuesday morning to protest the state’s sex education curriculum, calling it “pornographic,” “age-inappropriate,” “highly biased and medically inaccurate instruction.” In an open letter to principals, lawmakers, and state Department of Education officials, the grassroots effort organized by Informed Parents of California rebuked what’s being taught […]

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Covington Teen’s Libel Suit Follows Justice Thomas’ Questioning of Libel Precedent

A day after Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas signaled it might be time to review a landmark ruling on libel law, President Donald Trump cheered the libel lawsuit of a Covington, Kentucky, high school student against The Washington Post. Although Trump has repeatedly insisted that Congress change existing libel laws to make it easier to […]

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3 Lessons From the Jussie Smollett Hoax

So, Jussie Smollett was lying. The “Empire” actor claimed that when he was walking home at 2 a.m. in Chicago, in the midst of the polar vortex, he was accosted by two assailants, both of whom shouted anti-gay and anti-black slurs at him. They then attempted to throw a noose around his neck and pour […]

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Podcast: Lt. Gov. Dan Forest Fights for Conservative Principles in North Carolina

On today’s podcast, we’re featuring an exclusive interview with North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. He recently visited The Heritage Foundation while in Washington and spoke to us about how tax reform has changed his state, as well as his thoughts on the national political scene, including the left’s push for government-run health care and […]

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Smollett Case Could Go to Grand Jury

Jussie Smollett’s case about an alleged attack in January could be headed to a grand jury. Law official sources reported the case could be headed to a grand jury sometime this week, according to TMZ Sunday. Law enforcement is allegedly making sure Smollett is not in contact with the two Nigerian brothers who were first arrested Wednesday, […]

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Podcast: Obama’s Border Patrol Chief Explains Why Walls Work

On today’s podcast, we’re featuring an exclusive interview with Mark Morgan, who was chief of the U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama. Now Morgan is speaking out in favor of President Donald Trump’s border wall. Find out why on today’s show. Also on today’s show: We’re celebrating Presidents Day, or what rightfully should be […]

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Frank Talk at the Munich Security Conference

MUNICH—The annual Munich Security Conference opened Friday with the largest U.S. delegation in the five decades of its history. The conference has grown into one of the leading forums for discussion of international issues.  Included in the list of participants for the 2019 conference are numerous heads of state, among them German Chancellor Angela Merkel, […]

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We Hear You: Declaring a National Emergency at the Border

Editor’s note: Border security and the president’s power to declare a national emergency to address it—as he did Friday—remain major concerns for The Daily Signal’s audience. This week’s selection of comments reflects that. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: As a counselor in a prison, I could not count the number of inmates […]

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