Share

cover art for Ohio Attorney General Breaks Down Leftist Legal 'Trick' to Block GOP Efforts to Protect Kids

The Daily Signal Podcast

Ohio Attorney General Breaks Down Leftist Legal 'Trick' to Block GOP Efforts to Protect Kids

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is not going to allow one lone judge to dictate whether the children of Ohio are protected from “transgender” surgeries and hormones, he shared in an interview with The Daily Signal.


Yost asked the state’s Supreme Court to intervene after Judge Michael Holbrook issued a temporary restraining order for House Bill 68, the Saving Ohio Adolescents From Experimentation, or SAFE, Act, on Tuesday.


That law bars physicians from performing “transgender reassignment” surgeries on children and from prescribing cross-sex hormones or drugs to block children’s puberty. It also would allow students to sue if they are deprived of a fair playing field in sports due to transgender activism (such as a boy who “identifies” as a girl playing on a girls’ volleyball team) and would protect parents’ rights to raise their children according to their biological sex.


A supermajority of Republican lawmakers voted to override Gov. Mike DeWine’s controversial veto of the bill in January, and before Holbrook blocked it, it was scheduled to go into effect on April 24.


On Monday, Yost, the Medical Board of Ohio, and the state of Ohio filed an emergency motion for a writ of prohibition, asking that Holbrook be ordered to modify his temporary restraining order to “comply with Ohio statutory and procedural limitations.”


The Ohio attorney general discussed the move and what he hopes will ensue from here in an interview with The Daily Signal.


Enjoy the show!

More episodes

View all episodes

  • Bodies of 3 Hostage Found, Insults Fly During Lively Congressional Hearing, Star Wars Movie Turns 25 | May 17

    11:32
    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: The bodies of three hostages are recovered in Gaza. A lively scene played out on Capitol hill Thursday night that Pennsylvania Democrats John Fetterman described as worse than “The Jerry Springer Show.”The wife and daughter of the Chief’s owner defends Harrison Butker. “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” turns 25.Relevant LinksListen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda
  • Corey DeAngelis: School Choice and the 'Parent Revolution'

    29:52
    There’s a war being waged for America’s elementary, middle, and high school students. But the leftist agenda-driven campaign that began behind the closed doors of teachers unions and government-run schools is now out in the open and has led to a “parent revolution,” says Corey DeAngelis. The "teachers unions overplayed their hand and awakened a sleeping giant, which happens to be parents who want more of a say in their kids' education," says DeAngelis, author of “The Parent Revolution: Rescuing Your Kids from the Radicals Ruining Our Schools.”  DeAngelis—sometimes referred to as the "school choice evangelist"—dedicated his new book to "Randi Weingarten [president of the American Federation of Teachers] and the teachers unions for inadvertently doing more to advance school choice and homeschooling than anyone could have ever imagined."School choice programs, which give parents the opportunity to use their tax dollars to send their children to a private school or even to homeschool them, are restoring parents' power over their children’s education. Already, states across America are embracing school choice. "We now have 11 states with universal school choice," DeAngelis says, adding the programs are a fulfillment of the late Nobel Prize-winning economist "Milton Friedman's vision for all families" to have choice over their children's education.DeAngelis, a senior fellow at the American Federation for Children and a visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and Jason Bedrick, a research fellow in the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, join “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss why school choice programs are a rising tide that will lift all of America’s education system. (Heritage founded the Daily Signal in 2014.)Enjoy the show!
  • Chinese Nationals Crossing Border, Biden Acts to Save Garland From Being Held in Contempt of Congress, Dinosaur Costume World Record Flop | May 16

    16:38
    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: House Republicans want the audio of Special Counsel Robert Hur’s interview with President Joe Biden.Chinese nationals are crossing America’s southern border at abnormally high rates. The Daily Caller launched an investigation into the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and found that behind closed doors, the group’s top doctors discussed, and at times seemed to challenge, the organization’s own published guidelines for sex change procedures.The Supreme Court announces a major ruling today on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Michael Cohen is back on the stand during Trump’s criminal trial. An attempt to break a Guinness World Record on the largest gathering of people in dinosaur costumes recently failed in the town of Drumheller, Alberta. Relevant Links: Daily Caller Report: https://dailycaller.com/2024/05/14/wpath-tapes-gender-doctors-recordings-sex-changes/ Daily Signal Report: https://www.dailysignal.com/2024/05/16/breaking-supreme-court-upholds-financial-agencys-funding-scheme-insulating-congress/ Listen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscriptionListen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcasts
  • Faith and Politics: An Insider’s View From Former Trump Aide Cliff Sims

    22:46
    Cliff Sims had a front-row seat in the White House to some of President Donald Trump’s biggest decisions and helped craft the administration’s message to the American people.As a special assistant to the president, Sims served as a key staffer in the White House communications office before later moving to a different role as deputy director of national intelligence for strategy and communications.Along the way, Sims wrote a bestselling book, "Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House." And this month, he is now out with a new book, "The Darkness Has Not Overcome: Lessons on Faith and Politics from Inside the Halls of Power."Sims writes from the perspective of a Baptist minister’s son whose own Christian faith guided him during his time in the Trump administration. He spoke to The Daily Signal about the lessons he learned and his advice for Americans as they prepare to make a choice for our country’s future.
  • Biden and Trump Agree to Debate, Former Democrat Wins WV GOP Primary, Congress Launches Probe Into Anti-Israel Protests| May 15

    09:10
    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down:·       President Biden and former President Trump agreed to two debates before the 2024 election.·       Several primaries took place on Tuesday.·       Inflation slows in April, but remains high.·       Congress launched a probe into over a dozen nonprofit organizations linked to anti-Israel protests on college campuses.·       A report revealed that the FBI suspended security clearances of whistleblowers.·       Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot by an assassin. Relevant Links:  Listen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda
  • John Daniel Davidson on What a Post-Christian America Looks Like

    27:18
    John Daniel Davidson, author of the new book, "Pagan America: The Decline of Christianity and the Dark Age to Come," says Christians will be a minority in the United States in the near future. What does that mean for life as we know it in the United States? What will the new pagans be like? What does this mean for our politics? We explore all these questions and more.
  • Speaker Says Courts Weaponized Against Trump, Cohen Selling T-shirts of Trump Behind Bars, Sorority Sued for Allowing “Transgender Female” Member | May 14

    08:04
    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down:House Speaker Mike Johnson says the judicial system is weaponized against Donald Trump.Michael Cohen is selling T-shirts with an image of Donald Trump behind bars wearing an orange jumpsuit.Prosecutors ask judge to order Steve Bannon to begin prison sentence for contempt of Congress charge.Supreme Court hears case of sorority members suing national sorority for allowing “transgender female” member.Relevant LinksListen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda
  • Crime Is Rising, John Lott Explains Why

    18:33
    On today's episode of "The Daily Signal Podcast," John Lott explains why crime is rising across America and what the media is getting wrong in its reporting on the subject. Enjoy the show!
  • Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Testifies at Trial, Israel Attacks Northern Gaza, Billy Graham Statue Unveiled | May 13

    07:26
    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down:·         A Daily Signal report uncovers the Biden administration coordinating with agencies to encourage voter participation.·         Michael Cohen testifies at Trump’s trial.·         Critics blast San Francisco for giving free alcohol to homeless alcoholics.·         Israel launches an offensive in Northern Gaza.·         Billy Graham statue set to be unveiled in the Capitol Building. Relevant Links:  Listen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda