William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow in American Principles and Public Policy
Associate for Social Issues at the United Nations
Senior Program Administrator
Senior Research Fellow
Director, DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society
Fellow Ryan T. Anderson discusses the Supreme Court's decision on marriage and their dismissal of Prop 8 on The Blaze's 'Wilkow!'.
Ryan T. Anderson discusses the defense of traditional marriage after the Supreme Court rulings.
Fellow Ryan T. Anderson discusses the Supreme Court's ruling on Proposition 8 and what the dfense of traditional marriage now looks like.
Ryan T. Anderson discusses the implications of the Supreme Court striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Senior Research Fellow Robert Rector discusses the $6.3 trillion cost of amnesty on Fox Business Network's 'Lou Dobbs'.
Research Associate Sarah Torre discusses how the new HHS Mandate revisions don't quite stack up to what the President promised in terms of becoming more
Research Associate Sarah Torre joins Heritage in Focus to discuss the 40th year of legal abortion in the United States under one of the most
Senior Research Fellow Robert Rector discusses the difference between the perception and the reality of poverty in the United States on Fox & Friends.
Research Associate Rachel Sheffield discusses President Obama's spending records after gutting the work requirements in welfare reform on this week's Heritage in Focus. Jackie Anderson
Senior Fellow Robert Rector joins Jim Angle on Fox to tackle welfare reform.
The Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society examines the role that religion, family, and community plan in society and public policy. America’s Founders understood that the family is part of the foundation of a free society, and that religious liberty is the first freedom and an important guarantor of a just society.
Today more than ever, these critical institutions need to be strengthened and protected at the level of both principle and policy. Thanks to a grant from the Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation of Grand Rapids, Michigan, The Heritage Foundation in 2004 established the DeVos Center as a way to improve public discourse on these issues and to integrate serious reflection on the role of family, religion, and civil society across policy areas.
The Heritage Foundation’s approach to family and religion emphasizes these permanent institutions’ role in sustaining freedom and the common good. We seek to convey the indispensable role of family and religion in our American order and in our conservative philosophy.
Building on the significant research compiled in recent years, the DeVos Center endeavors to shape a healthy discourse that appreciates the historic and continuing significance of religion and moral virtue in American life. We work closely with all Heritage research departments to apply these principles to policy issues from economics to health care to foreign policy.
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