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Despite Administration claims to the contrary, President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for FY 2013 would reduce national defense to the lowest of the major budget priorities of the federal government. Read More.
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On April 28, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges and three other cases concerning whether states will remain free to — Read more
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A book event co-hosted by the Discovery InstituteHow would an entrepreneur reform education? In Every School, Don Nielsen draws on his business career and two — Read more
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Four years after passing a major patent law overhaul, Congress is considering a new law that would affect patent lawsuit procedures, make the losing party — Read more
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