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12 hrs ago

Eight Stubborn Facts Regarding Gun Violence in America

Are there ways to reduce gun violence and school shootings? Yes, but only after objectively assessing the facts. This week, on Heritage’s “Mass Ave” podcast, John Malcolm, vice president of Heritage’s Institute for Constitutional Government and Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson senior legal fellow director breaks down eight stubborn facts on gun violence in America.

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18 hrs ago

SCOTUS 101: Breyer's Sauce for the Goose

This week, Elizabeth and Tiffany talk about snow days at SCOTUS and oral arguments in cases dealing with free speech and the long-lost Contract Clause. They also chat with 11th Circuit Judge Bill Pryor about prosecuting Roy Moore, why Thomas More is a model for all lawyers, and... more. Tune in for Supreme Trivia to find out which future President turned down a seat on SCOTUS after being confirmed.

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Mar 22

Kay Coles James Honored by Virginia Library’s Women in History Program

Heritage president, Kay Coles James, was selected among eight finalists to be honored by The Library of Virginia’s Women in History Program. The award is presented to key figures in the Commonwealth who have meaningfully contributed to their communities over the years in a wide range of advocacy to include civil rights, education and public service.

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Mar 22

'Embarrassing Rundown of Broken Promises'

“The omnibus spending bill unveiled this evening is an embarrassing rundown of broken promises and leaves zero doubt that Congress has turned its back on its commitments to the American people," said Heritage expert Justin Bogie. "For too long, members of Congress have pledged to break Washington's spending addiction, defund Planned Parenthood restore regular order to the budgeting process, secure the border and ..." 

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Mar 21

Don’t Tax the Net

"No one is free from risk here," writes Kay Coles James, president of The Heritage Foundation. "Because if the internet tax bell tolls, it will toll for us all."

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Mar 19

Spending Bill Is a 'Complete Betrayal'

“The omnibus spending package that Congress plans to introduce this evening is a complete betrayal," says Heritage's Paul Winfree. "Congress has repeatedly promised to fix the spending problem in Washington, but this bill promises trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see. Worse yet, this omnibus completely abandons any attempt to repeal or roll back Obamacare."

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