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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This October marks the 30th anniversary of then-Attorney General Ed Meese’s speech on “The Law of the Constitution,” which was part of a series of — Read more
From the IRS targeting of certain advocacy organizations, to proposals to overturn free speech cases and give Congress power to restrict political speech, to restrictions — Read more
Ever since the Supreme Court declared, by a slim majority, that “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms” is an individual right — Read more
***Webcast Only***The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies is honored to announce that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will deliver — Read more
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan convinced many policymakers and scholars that the United States should pull back in international affairs and that restraint should — Read more
Co-hosted by the American Enterprise Institute Both of the major parties agree that this is a crossroads election, but some implications of the vote may not — Read more
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