Articles by Rachel Bovard

Red Flags About ‘Red Flag Laws’

After a handful of mass shootings over the summer, Congress is returning to session flush with the need to act on gun violence. Unfortunately, consensus appears to be forming around proposals that are both ineffective and constitutionally suspect. I’m talking about federal “red flag” legislation, which would allow family members and friends to report on […]

Lies the Left Tells About Guns

Congress reconvenes this week after a summer fraught with multiple mass shootings. Reportedly, legislation implementing tighter gun control is on the table, with rumored support by some in the White House. The rhetoric surrounding guns continues to escalate. Here’s the thing about guns. The Constitution—that handy little document—guarantees our rights to them, and that guarantee […]

In Defense of Steven Menashi

The Left is living with a whole lot of buyer’s remorse when it comes to the judiciary. After nuking the judicial filibuster in 2013, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) unwittingly set up what has become the Left’s worst nightmare: federal courts loaded with President Trump’s judicial picks. Not only will Trump’s judicial nominees, […]

Ending ‘Catch and Release’

As Congress persists in serially ignoring anything having to do with the border crisis, the Trump Administration continues to release regulations aimed at fixing the problem of illegal immigration. The administration on Friday released its latest rule to address a longstanding “pull” factor: that illegal migrants who arrive with children immediately are released into the […]

Spare the Angst Over the ‘Public Charge’ Rule

The Trump Administration is continuing to take steps to enforce existing immigration laws. And the response from the Left and the mainstream media (at this point, one and the same) has been what you’d expect. Earlier in the week, Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that after nearly […]

Fiscal Conservatism, R.I.P.

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Can Trump’s New Asylum Rules Stem the Illegal Tide?

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High-Skilled Immigrants Act Is a Sop to Big Tech

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Angry About Border Conditions? Blame Congress

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Border Crisis Hypocrites on Parade

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Chip Roy Takes a Stand—Will Republicans Learn?

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Hugh Culverhouse, Planned Parenthood, and Eugenics

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Democrats Offer ‘Faux Compassion’ on the Border, Says Texas Rep

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Mexico Is Key to Resolving the U.S. Asylum Crisis

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How National Injunctions Create Constitutional Chaos

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Trump’s Immigration Pitch Has Real Merit

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Senate Republicans Use New Rules to Save a Crony Institution

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The Democrats Are Humanitarian Frauds on the Border

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Democrats’ Sanctuary Hypocrisy Shines Through

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