Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Democrats Take Aim at Trump Nominees, Unlike Republicans' Speedy OK of Obama Cabinet - Court Strikes Down Transgender Mandate, Protecting Doctors, Children, and Hospitals

The Daily Signal
Jan. 4, 2017
Good morning from Washington, where Democrats want a new year's brawl over Donald Trump's Cabinet choices, even though Republicans smoothed the way for Barack Obama's department heads. Rachel del Guidice recaps. The fight goes on for a woman whose car was seized for a crime she didn't commit. Melissa Quinn reports. Good news out of Chicago? Kelsey Harkness tells the heartwarming story of helping hands for at-risk kids. Plus: Paul Moreno on taming the bureaucracy, and Lori Windham on a victory for freedom of conscience.
News

Democrats Take Aim at Trump Nominees, Unlike Republicans' Speedy OK of Obama Cabinet


In January 2009, the Senate confirmed 10 of Obama's Cabinet choices within his first week as president.
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Commentary

Court Strikes Down Transgender Mandate, Protecting Doctors, Children, and Hospitals



The court ruling came after eight states, an association of almost 18,000 doctors, and a Catholic hospital system challenged a new federal regulation that requires doctors to perform gender transition procedures on children, even if the doctor believes the treatment could harm the child.
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She Got the Car the Government Seized Back. But Her Fight Isn't Over.


An Albuquerque, New Mexico, woman whose car was seized last year by state police received her vehicle back from the city last month after challenging the seizure in court.
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New York Proposes Free College, but Not Everyone's Buying It


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an "aggressive" new plan to provide free college tuition to families earning up to $125,000 a year.
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This Nonprofit Is Saving Kids—and Taxpayer Money


The concept is simple: Instead of allowing unstable families get to the point where their children are neglected, abused, or forced into foster care, David Anderson finds host families to intervene.
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Commentary

The Administrative State Has Changed Our Culture. Trump Can Help Reverse Course.


The overreaction to President-elect Donald Trump's election—from campus "cry-ins" to Brandon Victor Dixon's "Hamilton" rant—is more than just a left-wing tantrum.
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