Päivi Räsänen, a Finnish member of Parliament, was acquitted for the second time Thursday of charges stemming from a biblical verse she shared on social media. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with her after the verdict.
Young people struggling with gender dysphoria are something many of us have encountered personally or perhaps heard about in the news. But what about the parents of such young people? NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with a concerned mother about her journey.
Dr. Robert Malone dedicated much of his early career to the development of mRNA technology. He was advised by colleagues in the field to take the COVID-19 shots, but ended up with a wide range of lingering side effects. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said too many liability protections pertaining to COVID-19 vaccines were created for […]
In June, a school board in Oklahoma approved the first religious charter school in the U.S. to receive public funding, which triggered a subsequent lawsuit to block its establishment. NTD discussed the case with Phil Sechler, Senior Councilor of Alliance Defending Freedom, the entity representing the school board.
Armistice Day is a holiday observed worldwide each Nov. 11 to celebrate the end of World War One. Since then, the holiday has been renamed Veterans Day in the United States, and serves to honor military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. A huge Veterans Day parade took place in Philadelphia on Nov. 5.
Men are being housed in women’s prisons in California if they claim to identify as female. The law was sponsored by Democratic California State Sen. Scott Weiner, and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed it into law in 2020. Critics of the law say it violates female prisoner’s rights and puts them in grave danger. NTD’s Daniel […]
Mothers and fathers around the world are feeling threatened—and they’re speaking out. Rallies were held last weekend in 3 countries across 75 cities advocating for the protection of children. Mom Army founder Seak Smith spoke to NTD about her organization’s efforts to protect children from exploitation, sexualization, trafficking, and indoctrination.
The Nova music festival in the western Negev Desert in Southern Israel—described as a celebration of unity and love—was the site of some of the worst violence of the Hamas terror attacks on Oct. 7. Daniel Monaghan spoke with two of the survivors.
Are you willing to pay $5,000 for your free speech? That’s what one legal advocacy group says a public university charged a pro-life student group for security costs at a pro-life speaking event. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with the Alliance Defending Freedom about the case. The case involves the University of New Mexico and Students […]
Israel has notified the families of about 200 people that their loved ones are being held hostage by Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with a young lady, Noa Mishkin, whose mother Hagit has been missing since the Hamas terror attack on Oct. 7.
Individual stories of those caught up in the Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel on Oct. 7 continue to emerge. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with history teacher Michal Rottenburg, who was at home with her husband and three children when explosions, gunfire, and the yelling of terrorist assailants awoke their kibbutz into a living nightmare. Ms. […]
Noa Shinar-Ron grew up on the Kfar Aza Kibbutz, one of the communities most violently attacked by Hamas terrorists. Her parents’ home was burned down during the attack. The kibbutz is now a quarantine military zone and nobody can go back there. Of the 600 people on the kibbutz at the time of the attack, […]
The Jerusalem Post confirmed yesterday that babies were decapitated and set on fire during Hamas’s terrorist assault on a kibbutz in Southern Israel on Oct. 7. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke to Dor Levinter, the CEO of Epoch Media Israel. Mr. Levinter had interviewed a number of witnesses who were collecting the bodies of those slaughtered […]
Videos of a male middle schooler, who allegedly identifies as a girl, violently attacking several girls at a school in Oregon recently went viral. A school board meeting on Oct. 9 is expected to draw a lot of concerned parents who are reportedly fed up with the school’s lax discipline policies. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke […]
WASHINGTON—The transgender movement has recently gained significant national attention for a number of reasons, including the controversy surrounding big corporations like Budweiser and Target’s support for the movement as well as widespread public opposition to transgender athletes competing in women’s sports. To raise awareness about the harms caused by the movement, Moms For America, an […]
A high school girls snowboarding coach in Vermont says he expressed his view that male athletes have an advantage in sports when competing against female athletes—and got fired the next day. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with the legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom about the case.
The government passed a continuing resolution over the weekend. The House approved a 45-day funding bill on Saturday to avoid a government shutdown. The bill, passed with bipartisan support in the Senate and signed by President Joe Biden, includes a disaster relief package and omits $6 billion of military aid to Ukraine. NTD speaks with […]
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial bill into law this week that prevents school districts from removing books they deem inappropriate. Another bill, however, AB 665, seeks to provide teens and tweens with “equitable access to mental health services”—but envisions that children as young as 12 can leave home to seek out these services, […]
The Senate edged closer on Sept. 28 to passing a resolution that would extend government funding through Nov. 17—unless a budget is passed earlier—and sidestep a government shutdown. In a bipartisan 76–22 vote, members agreed to open debate on H.R. 3935, a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, to which Senate leadership hopes to […]
Two teachers said they were fired for speaking their minds on educational policies. NTD spoke to the duo, along with their legal representative, Rachel Sager, who expressed concerns about the schools’ policies regarding gender identity.
The immigration crisis in New York is continuing unabated. Now a Staten Island judge has ruled that illegal immigrants must be removed from a former Roman Catholic school that was being used as a shelter. Residents objected to unvetted illegal immigrants being given accommodation at the St. John Villa Academy. The former school is located […]
Parental rights activists are fired up about 3 new bills recently passed in California that are now heading to the desk of Governor Gavin Newsom for signature. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Nicole Pearson, an attorney at legal firm Facts Law Truth Justice, to find out what’s at stake for California’s parents—and their children.
So-called book banning was in the spotlight yesterday during heated testimony on Capitol Hill. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee heard about the banning of certain books in American schools, the implications for freedom of expression, and the protection of schoolchildren from inappropriate reading and visual materials in school libraries. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan has the highlights.
Perhaps it’s a story you’ve heard before: A vulnerable child, maybe with emotional or physical discomfort, believes the solution to their struggles lies in adopting an opposite-sex identity. A book has now been released compiling the stories of the parents of such kids, and the trials they’ve experienced. It’s called “Parents with Inconvenient Truths about […]
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has pulled even with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in a key presidential battleground state. Haley was also the only Republican favored over President Biden in a hypothetical general election matchup.
A California judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a local school district’s parent notification policy. The policy requires schools to notify parents when their child identifies as transgender. NTD spoke with representatives of the “Protect Kids” organization, which supports such policies and recently launched three new ballot initiatives in California.
An undercover video and allegations of late-term abortions motivated pro-life activists to protest outside an abortion clinic. Now, however, some critics are calling the conviction of the 5 pro-life activists—and the 11 years in prison they face—as a weaponization of the Department of Justice. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with 2 attorneys about the case. […]
Critics of classroom changes cast the educational method known as “social emotional learning” as a Trojan Horse. Could it be that it’s really teaching children concepts like gender identity, critical race theory, and sexual topics? NTD spoke with parent’s rights advocate Marsha Metzger to find out.
A group of national publishers and booksellers is suing Texas over a law—known as the READER Act—that will force public school library vendors to review and rate books for sexual content. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Cindi Castilla, president of the nonprofit organization Texas Eagle Forum, for her take on the issue.
After 30 years, the Real Alternatives program in Pennsylvania has been defunded. Real Alternatives says it provides free and life-affirming pregnancy and parental support services for mothers and couples in need of care and advice. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Maria Gallagher of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation about why she believes the decision to defund […]
Are public libraries being encouraged to focus on sexuality and race? NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Republican New Hampshire state representative Arlene Quaratiello about what she describes as the Marxist agenda of national organizations that seek to influence public libraries.
An Illinois college was forced to pay $80,000 and have at least 3 of its professors undergo First Amendment training after issuing a conservative student with “no-contact orders” when she expressed her political views. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with attorney Logan Spena from the Alliance Defending Freedom organization about securing students’ First Amendment rights on […]
The eyes of Ohio voters are fixed on the polls as they engage in a pivotal election that stands to wield significant sway over abortion accessibility within the state. NTD delves deeper into the subject with insights into what’s dubbed Issue 1.
Melanie Sawyer was born in the Cotswolds of England, where she spent much of her childhood in the countryside. She later signed with a modeling agency in London, where she became what some referred to as “the face of ’88.” Eventually, Melanie settled in New York City, started a family, and transitioned to working behind […]
California: A possible year in jail for the so-called harassment of a school board member? School districts fined if they refuse to stock books containing “inclusive and diverse perspectives?” NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with California attorney Nicole Pearson on the conflict between state and local power structures at the heart of two new education bills.
Aging, illness, medication … then more medication: it’s a cycle a lot of people get caught up in. But one health professional says there’s a key to breaking out of that cage. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Dr. Mark Sherwood about how changing eating habits can reverse or prevent some modern-day diseases.
At a time when some companies are being accused of catering to a so-called woke agenda in the era of ESG, one company is going a different route. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with CEO Alan Beal from Armed Forces Brewing Company, which pays tribute to the American military.
Israel’s parliament on July 24 approved a law that limits the Israeli Supreme Court’s ability to challenge parliamentary decisions. The law includes a provision that prevents judges from striking down government decisions on the basis that they are “extremely unreasonable.” The law taking effect would mean the Supreme Court would not be able to review decisions, such […]
A women’s rights event in Austin, Texas—called Let Women Speak—is labelled a “hateful, dangerous, or violent” event, and taken down from a ticketing website. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Independent Women’s Network Round Rock, Texas chapter leader Michelle Evans and constitutional law attorney Erin Mersino on ticket retailer Eventbrite’s controversial move.
New whistleblower testimony by IRS investigators shocked Capitol Hill yesterday. Whistleblower Joseph Ziegler detailed discrepancies between events described in Hunter Biden’s memoir and “business deductions” he made for his 2018 tax return. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan has the details on the allegedly “slow-walked” investigation into President Biden’s son, Hunter Biden.
The Girl Scouts are in the spotlight. Some say the organization has abandoned its faith-based traditions, and is catering to an extremely progressive agenda. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with Patti Garibay, founder and executive director of American Heritage Girls.
Mandy Davis said she got into education wanting to make a big impact. But facing teacher shortages, mental health crises, and excessive focus on hot topic points within schools, she reached a pivotal moment that compelled her to initiate a transformative shift in her own life. NTD spoke with homeschooler and homesteader Mandy Davis about […]
California is in the spotlight with a new bill. It would treat gay or lesbian couples’ inability to have children as infertility—and force insurance companies to cover assisted pregnancy costs. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan spoke with California Attorney Susan Swift, vice president of legal affairs at the Right to Life League, about California Senate Bill 729. […]
Hollywood actors officially went on strike at midnight on July 13, joining writers who had walked out in May. In addition to wage increases, both writers and actors say they are worried about the effects AI will have on the industry, with many fearing for their jobs. NTD’s Daniel Monaghan has more on the first […]