Utah

President Trump Was Right To Revise National Monument Boundaries

Democratic Presidents used their purported authority under the Antiquities Act to lock-up millions of acres of land of dubious historical or environmental value. President Trump’s revision of the boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments strikes the right balance between protection and development.

Trump holds lead in new Utah poll as McMullin surge stalls

Theodore Schleifer, CNN

Evan McMullin sits a full 13 points behind Donald Trump in the surprising 2016 battleground of Utah, according to a new poll. Utah voters who identify as Republicans back Trump over McMullin 56% to 34%, according to the poll. McMullin is not even leading among Mormons in the survey: Trump edges him out 43% to 37%.

"Come Home" to Trump, Pence Will Tell Utahans

Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics

It will now fall to Pence, who built his political career as a respected voice among religious conservatives, to make that case to Utahans. His message, an aide said, will appeal not only to pragmatism, but also to values, “to remind people that our opponent and her campaign have expressed disdain for Catholics and have disrespected evangelical Christians.”

Is Trump About to Lose His Fourth State in a Row?

Leon H. Wolf, RedState

Based on past experience, Cruz will likely overperform the polls and Trump will likely underperform them, which means that Trump might be lucky to escape Wisconsin with a handful of delegates from a Congressional district or two.

SCOTUS Clears Path for Same Sex Marriage

Benjamin Goad, The Hill

The Supreme Court has declined to take up same-sex marriage appeals from 5 states, a decision that should usher in legal gay marriage to a majority of states. The court rejected appeals to laws banning gay marriage in IN, UT, OK, VA and WI. Lower courts had overturned the bans.

Let's Reserve Costly Prison Beds For Dangerous Offenders

Grover Norquist and Derek Monson , Deseret News

Utah is embarking on an effort to reform its criminal justice system by convening a Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice. Right on Crime signatories Grover Norquist and Derek Monson make clear that this is a positive first step towards criminal justice reforms that increase public safety while cutting costs.

GOP Rep. Aims to Cut Funding for Fed. 'Paramilitary Units' After BLM Dispute

Fox News Staff

Utah GOP Rep. Chris Stewart wants to crack down on the proliferation of armed law enforcement units within the federal government, on the heels of the standoff last month between supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and a federal land agency.

Mia Love Clinches GOP Nomination for Congress

Abby Livingston, Roll Call

Former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love earned ample support from Utah Republicans on Saturday to win her party’s nod for the House (UT's 4th District) — and most likely become the GOP’s first black congresswoman.

The BLM’s Real Motive In The Bundy Ranch & Texas Land Grabs

Former BLM Commissioner Pat Shea’s elitist attitude is the real “tell” in what the Bundy Ranch and Texas land grabs are really all about, and it isn’t collecting past due grazing fees or perfecting title in a 150-year old dispute between the feds and Texas. Sign and share the petition to stop the BLM's federal land grab.

Bachmann: Obama’s Legacy=Establishment of Lawlessness in US

Jack Minor, US Finance Post

Bachmann responded to recent decisions by fed. judges who struck down traditional marriage bills in UT and OK. She said that Obama was violating the constitution by making his own laws. "Now judges are taking their cues from the White House and that’s a very adversarial precedent that’s being set for the future of law and security.”

Judges Join Hollywood in War on Christians

The forces are gathering for a final push to declare all expressions of Christian conscience to be “irrational” and to prohibit any overt Christian influence in public policy and in culture. Christian believers must understand that this is no longer a polite political debate, this is war.

Articles of Impeachment for Eric Holder Circulating

Eric Holder is the most political Attorney General ever to occupy the office. In the service of Barack Obama’s radical liberal agenda Holder has become not the Nation’s top law enforcement officer, but one of its premier lawbreakers. We urge you to contact your Congressman today (The Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) and tell him or her to support Rep. Pete Olson and to sign onto the impeachment resolution Olson is circulating. Please SIGN AND SHARE OUR PETITION to IMPEACH ERIC HOLDER.