The wife of an imprisoned former U.S. Congressman this week released a video imploring President Donald Trump to pardon her husband on humanitarian grounds or allow him to serve his sentence in home confinement, citing health conditions that put him at increased risk of fatality if he contracts COVID-19. Steve Stockman, 63, who is a Type II … Continue reading Presidential pardon sought for former U.S. Congressman, Steve Stockman, in wake of COVID-19 crisis
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, recently signed controversial legislation that created the state’s first red flag law to take firearms from potentially dangerous people. Red flag laws, which now have been enacted by 18 states, allow courts to determine whether certain individuals are such a serious risk of danger to themselves or others … Continue reading New Mexico Gets Its Red Flag Law Wrong
Before the House approved a sweeping union-boss wish list that attempts to send workers back into the 20th century, AFL-CIO union leader Richard Trumka warned lawmakers that “Those who would oppose, delay, or derail this legislation, do not ask us—do not ask the labor movement—for a dollar or a door knock. We won’t be coming.” In other … Continue reading Union Boss’ Quid Pro Quo Threat to Lawmakers Reveals a Cause of Unions’ Decline
Across the United States, we hear we’re facing an affordable housing crisis. Little children, like three-year-old Ethan Wood, are living in tent cities with their parents, some of whom are seeking a fresh start after extensive battles with drug abuse. Then there are others, such as Emilee Broll, who has a full-time job with the … Continue reading Yes, in My Backyard: The Key to Affordable Housing Is More Housing
Abolitionists and the pro-life movement share a similar respect for the sacredness of human life. Frederick Douglass “was a strong proponent of the black family” in the mid- to late 1800s, says the Rev. Dean Nelson, a Baptist pastor who is executive director of Human Coalition Action. Nelson joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss … Continue reading Why Frederick Douglass Would Be Pro-Life Today
The annual two-week meeting of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women was supposed to kick off this week, flooding Turtle Bay in Manhattan with feminists and advocates of every stripe. The event draws delegates from around the world and thousands of representatives from nongovernmental organizations to New York each March to discuss issues … Continue reading Pro-Life Women Can’t Let UN Commission Distort Women’s Rights
The growing gap between CEO and median worker pay is often cited as evidence of capitalism run amok. Free market critics claim it’s yet more evidence capitalism is corrupt and must be ended as soon as possible. But this mindset misunderstands the market forces governing CEO pay, and it’s also, at its core, a moral … Continue reading Is Rising CEO Pay Immoral?