The United States’ commitment to the universal truths of human equality and the right to self-government—as proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence—requires a vigilant defense of the cause of liberty, both at home and abroad. Read More.
"We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future," written by Heritage's Matthew Spalding, offers a bracingly fresh analysis of how and why we have lost our bearings as a nation. Read More.
Understanding our political heritage is a vital part of building a stronger America for the next generation. The principles of America’s Founders must be restored to their proper role in the public and political discourse, influencing public policy and reforming government to reflect constitutional limits.
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The Supreme Court has issued a decision on marriage, but that doesn't end the debate. Now that the court has ruled, Americans face momentous debates — Read more
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A woman demonized by the left and sanctified by the right, there has always been a religious undercurrent to discussions of Margaret Thatcher. While — Read more
The First World War laid waste to a continent and permanently altered the political and religious landscape of the West. For a generation of — Read more
#OurConstitutionLast term, the Supreme Court addressed hot button issues including same-sex marriage, President Obama’s signature healthcare law, religious liberty, the regulatory authority of the Environmental — Read more
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