The question at the root of the debate over the Health and Human Services mandate requiring insurance plans to cover birth control is: Can the government mandate what insurance must cover, employers offer, and individuals buy? Read More.
Government assumes that poverty is a material problem that can be solved by more entitlement spending. Read More.
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The 2008 financial crisis was a major event, equivalent in its initial scope – if not its duration – to the Great Depression of the — Read more
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2014 seemed like a year of foreign policy crises – Ukraine, Russia, the Middle East. While most of these may have moved from the — Read more
The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the — Read more
With the growing state of ISIS and its media outreach, the regular release of propaganda and threat videos, and Islamic State sympathizers’ hacking of social — Read more
Starting with the Great Depression, virtually all major economic crises have been met with expansive government policies. This wasn’t always the case. In — Read more
As part of The Heritage Foundation’s ongoing series of programs addressing drugs and drug policy in America, authors William J. Bennett and Robert A. White — Read more
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