Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Undo Trump’s Most Significant Achievements

May 08, 2019

Good morning from Washington, where President Trump's biggest achievements are endangered by Democrats' radical Equality Act. Ryan T. Anderson counts the ways. The House had a stronger reason to find Eric Holder in contempt of Congress than it does the current attorney general, Fred Lucas finds. Plus: Amy Swearer on a liberal's plan to make it harder to own guns, Jim Phillips on what Iran is up to, Walter Williams on the limits of discrimination, and Jarrett Stepman on California's minimum-wage mess.

The Equality Act would suddenly treat people as racists if they dare to dissent from the left's ideology on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Booker is calling for mandatory gun ownership licenses that must be reobtained every five years. In order to purchase or possess a firearm, a person would be required to pass a background check, submit his fingerprints, and complete a gun safety course.
In a bipartisan vote, 17 House Democrats joined the GOP majority in 2012 to hold then-Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress for not providing thousands of pages of documents regarding Operation Fast and Furious.
The slow-motion confrontation between the United States and Iran is heating up, one year after Washington withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal.
Dictator Nicolas Maduro "knows that he is protected because right now, he's internationalized this conflict. He has now made this a conflict between Russia and the United States," says Heritage Foundation scholar Ana Quintana.
The rapidly increased minimum wage is having a negative impact on the job market, leading to fewer new jobs, according to a new study.
Social justice warriors ignore many differences that have little or nothing to do with discrimination but have an enormous impact on outcomes.

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