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Heritage President Applauds State Department Expansion of Pro-Life Policy

“I applaud President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the administration’s continued commitment to respecting the dignity of human life. The United States can support global health programs without assisting, in any way, entities that are engaged in the abortion industry,” said Heritage President Kay Coles James regarding the State Department’s announcement to expand the Mexico City policy. 

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Mar 26

H.R. 5 Is No Act of Equality

The proposed Equality Act (H.R. 5) turns individuals’ beliefs about their sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) into protected classes under the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1968 Fair Housing Act. The bill creates obvious liberty, equality, privacy, and safety concerns. It would empower the government to impose punishments on citizens who dissent from SOGI ideology ... 

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Mar 25

Heritage Explains: Why College Admissions Have Always Been Rigged

This week on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, Armstrong Williams, an entrepreneur, host of “The Armstrong Williams Show,” and CEO of Howard Stirk Holdings, and Heritage expert Mary Clare Amselem discuss how college admissions in the U.S. have always been rigged.

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Mar 22

Trump Order on Campus Free Speech Addresses Urgent Problem

“The administration’s executive order has the right balance," says Heritage expert Jonathan Butcher. "It addresses an urgent problem—free speech that is increasingly threatened on campuses across the country—while reining in the potential for federal government overreach."

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Mar 22

Heritage Explains: Why People Should Want to Work

In the wake of liberal policy proposals it seems that more and more Americans are unaware of not just the importance of earning a wage but the dignity and value in work. How did we get to this point and how can we fix it?  This week, on the "Heritage Explains" podcast, expert Vijay Menon explains. 

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Mar 21

SCOTUS 101: Clarence Thomas Breaks His Silence

This week, Sheldon Gilbert from the National Constitution Center joins Elizabeth Slattery to discuss Justice Clarence Thomas speaking at oral argument for the first time in 3 years, why the Ninth Circuit is having a bad week, and cases the Court will hear next term. Elizabeth also chats with Oklahoma SG Mithun Mansinghani. 

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