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SCOTUS 101: Chief Justice Roberts Moves the Strike Zone
n the latest episode, GianCarlo and Amy unpack the five big opinions issued this week, which involve religious liberty, abortion, separation of powers, corporate free-speech rights, and cutting edge trademark law. GianCarlo interviews Judge Daniel Bress of the Ninth Circuit who shares stories about clerking for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III and Justice Scalia. And lastly, Amy grills GianCarlo with religious-liberty trivia.
Congress Should Resist Another Massive Stimulus Package
“Although the unemployment rate is still high, the significant turnaround shows that Congress should focus on fostering the recovery that’s already underway and resist the temptation to rush toward another massive stimulus package," said Heritage's Rachel Greszler.
NEW REPORT: Tackling COVID-19 Unemployment
"Even as the economy is showing signs of a strong recovery, unemployment will remain elevated for some time," writes Heritage's Rachel Greszler. "The $600-per-week federal add-on benefit has caused most unemployed workers to receive unemployment benefits that are higher than their paychecks. This is weighing down the recovery because some businesses are having a hard time getting their employees to come back."
USMCA Ushers in New Chapter of American Trade
Today, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into full effect. “Now law of the land, the USMCA has opened a door to a brighter future for Americans everywhere. It puts families, businesses, workers, and farmers first by reducing prices on goods, increasing exports, and creating more and higher paying jobs, said Heritage President Kay C. James.
Congress Must Solve Tough Issues Before They Get to Supreme Court
Heritage's Rob Bluey joined the "Hugh Hewitt Show" this morning to discuss recent Supreme Court decisions, including the June Medical case, and Chief Justice Roberts' heavy influence in these cases.
Supreme Court Decision Protects Religious Freedom and School Choice
“Religious schools have been a part of American education since this country’s founding. By any measure, they are a valid and often outstanding choice for a child’s education. This decision respects our Constitution as well as families’ rights to seek the best educational opportunities for their children,” said Heritage President Kay C. James.