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Heritage Expert on 'The Ben Shapiro Show'

“Red flag” laws are back in the news. What are these laws? What do they accomplish that existing laws don’t already do? What concerns should law-abiding Americans have about them? Listen to Heritage expert Amy Swearer explain with Ben Shapiro. 

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17 hrs ago

Greenland Deserves the Attention Trump Is Giving It

"The recent media reports that President Donald Trump is interested in purchasing Greenland for United States has brought the unlikely country into the world’s headlines. Taking advantage of the limelight, Greenland’s government tweeted, 'We’re open for business, not for sale.'"

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Aug 13

Is This the End of a Free Hong Kong?

Riot police took over Hong Kong's International airport today as protests by thousands of anti-government demonstrators cancelled all flights for the second day in a row. Hong Kong's citizens have been protesting for months. So how and why did Hong Kong get itself into this position and is this is the beginning of the end of a free Hong Kong?

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Aug 13

3 Ways Trump’s New Regulations Will Better Protect Endangered Species

"The Trump administration has just taken an important step in the effort to protect threatened and endangered species," writes Heritage expert Daren Bakst. "On Monday, the administration published final regulations that will improve implementation of the Endangered Species Act." 

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Aug 13

U.S. Should Be 'Unequivocal' in Condemning Violence By China, Protestors

Heritage expert Olivia Enos joined Fox News today to talk about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, concerns that China is limiting freedoms of the people of Hong Kong, and what the U.S. should do about it. 

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Aug 12

Heritage Explains: What Are Deepfakes and Why Are They Dangerous?

What happens when seeing isn't believing? Deepfake technology has been around for a long time. It's used in movies and we use it through apps on our phone. But this type of technology could be devastating if abused. This week, Heritage's leading expert in tech policy, Klon Kitchen, will explain more on what deepfake media is, examples of deepfakes that already exist, and the risks this type of technology poses to our democracy and national security.

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