Podcast: Born at 29 Weeks, This Young American Talks About Late-Term Abortions

Zach Mettler was apparently in quite a rush to see the world—he was born unexpectedly when he was just 29 weeks old, and a mere 2 pounds. The recent college graduate and Heritage Foundation intern shares how that shaped his views on abortion. Plus: We analyze a new video on the Green New Deal by […]

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Problematic Women: What Bre Payton’s Mom and Friends Want You to Know About Grief

The Daily Signal’s weekly podcast, “Problematic Women,” went on a three-month hiatus after losing our podcast co-host, Bre Payton, on Dec. 28 of last year. Bre, a former staff writer for The Federalist, died from a sudden illness, and is survived by her parents, George and Cindy; siblings James, Jack, Christina, and Cheekie; and her […]

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The Natural Limits of Identity Politics

Economist Herbert Stein’s old adage—“If something cannot go on forever, it will stop”—still holds. Take illegal immigration. There are currently somewhere from 11 million to 15 million immigrants living in the United States without legal authorization. Last month, nearly 100,000 people were apprehended or turned away while trying to illegally cross the southern border. Some […]

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3 Keys to Understanding the Attorney General’s Move to Limit ‘Catch and Release’

Attorney General William Barr has announced a new asylum policy to curb the government’s practice of catching illegal immigrants and then releasing them into the nation’s interior. The American Civil Liberties Union already has vowed to challenge the change in court even as President Donald Trump seeks to use all legal tools at his disposal […]

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How China Will Make Us More Vulnerable to Terrorists

China is an adversarial power. It seeks to advance at our expense, leaving America—and our friends and allies—less free, less prosperous, and less safe. The same can be said of ISIS, al-Qaeda, and other transnational Islamist terrorist organizations. Beijing is not colluding with these groups, but that doesn’t matter. If our European allies decide to use 5G technology from […]

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These 3 Doctors in Congress Diagnose the Problems With Medicare for All

Few issues have animated conservatives as much as Obamacare. But there’s a new threat on the horizon. It’s called Medicare for All—and it would be a massive government takeover of your health care. The Daily Signal spoke with three medical doctors who are serving in the U.S. House—Reps. Scott DesJarlais, Paul Gosar, and Andy Harris—to […]

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