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David Davenport: The Power and Peril of Executive Orders and Party-Line Votes

In his first week in office, President Donald Trump managed to undo much of President Obama’s legacy via executive orders. This is a cautionary tale that presidents who lead by unilateral action, and pass important laws with party-line votes, can see their legacy quickly undone by the next president using...

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Lanhee Chen: California Adrift

In a pre-Super Bowl interview, President Trump said that California “in many ways, is out of control.” California’s leaders don’t want to admit it, but he’s right on this one. The president was making specific reference to legislation written by the top Democrat in the California State Senate, which would...

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Lanhee Chen: Tom Price: The Right Man for HHS

Later this week, the Senate will take up the nomination of Dr. Tom Price to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. Dr. Price is uniquely qualified for the job—he’s a physician with real-world experience who also has an excellent understanding of the health policy challenges facing our...

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Albert Mohler: Exactly What We Need on the High Court

There are many reasons to be enthusiastic about President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, not least of which is the judge’s deep knowledge and appreciation for conservative philosophy and natural law. While taking a Doctor of Philosophy degree at Oxford University, Judge Gorsuch wrote a...

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Hewitt: Gorsuch Exceedingly Qualified

As a conservative who had questions about Donald Trump, I am very happy that I voted for him and campaigned for him during the summer. The President’s first two weeks have been about keeping campaign promises. Judge Neil Gorsuch is an exceedingly qualified Supreme Court nominee, at least as well...

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Albert Mohler: That “Flickering” on the Ultrasound Screen

Last week, writing at The Atlantic, Moira Weigel asserted that ultrasound technology has been used by pro-life politicians to deceptively suggest that the fetus is a person. Weigel even suggests that a baby’s heartbeat visible on an ultrasound is not really a heartbeat at all, but merely “a flickering that...

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Michael Medved: No, the Embassy Won’t Move to Disputed East Jerusalem

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

Ongoing debate about moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is surrounded by misinformation. One common mistake suggests that the whole city is historically disputed territory between Israelis and Palestinians. That’s not true of Western Jerusalem, built up by returning Jews over the last 150 years.  Any new...

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Lanhee Chen: Gorsuch Is a Man with Impeccable Credentials

President Donald Trump hit a home run when he nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. The President made good on perhaps his most important campaign promise. Constitutional conservatives should be proud of him for doing so. In selecting Judge Gorsuch, the President has...

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A Battle for the Court and the Future

President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court will be facing a fight in the United States Senate. The Republicans currently have 52 votes in the Senate and it takes 60 votes to overcome a filibuster.  The New York Times reports that “Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the...

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Albert Mohler: A Chaplain’s Responsibility

Military chaplains shouldn’t have to choose whether to serve God or the army, but according to Sue Fulton, that is exactly what they must do. Fulton is the chairwoman of the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors and in the New York Times Sunday magazine, she states that “what people...

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Hewitt: Culture Clash

If you’re like me, I imagine you have someone in your life who is anxious about President Trump. In a recent conversation with some dear friends, I cited Trump’s well-qualified administration and cabinet-level picks. In response, I got feigned, hopeful smiles. My friends—genuine moderates—are unsettled by Trump’s approach. The single...

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Carmen LaBerge: A Pro-Life Renewal

Sanctity of Life Sunday and the March for Life are bookends of a week where Americans remind the world that every life matters. President Trump set his mark on the week by reinstating the Mexico City Policy, ending the use of American taxpayer dollars to fund abortion worldwide. And with...

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Mohler: First Days Of Trump

There is a prevailing myth in official Washington and it comes down to this: candidates run on one platform, but govern on another. President Trump, therefore, shattered expectations in his inaugural address when he made it clear that he would govern on the same platform he adopted as a candidate....

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Greg Thornbury: We Should Be Cheering DeVos

Greg Thornbury on WikiLeaks

When Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate education committee last week, she drew fire from Democrats who grilled her in the confirmation hearing. Their complaint was principally for two reasons: 1) She supports parents to make the decision where they want to send their children. School choice. 2) She has...

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Gregory Thornbury: Pro-Life Women Excluded

Greg Thornbury on WikiLeaks

On the day after the Presidential Inauguration, hundreds of thousands of women descended upon the national mall in Washington for the so-called, “Women’s March.” Curiously enough, however, some women were excluded from participating in the event: women’s groups who are pro life. That’s an odd exclusion, especially in light of...

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