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Heritage President: USMCA an Opportunity for Greater Economic Growth
“Passing the USMCA into law puts American families, businesses, workers, and farmers first by reducing prices on goods, increasing exports to our neighbors and the world, and creating more and higher paying jobs as a result of all the increased economic activity," said Heritage President Kay C. James.
The 1972 Equal Rights Amendment Can No Longer Be Ratified
As the Congressional Research Service has concluded, the 1972 ERA formally died when its ratification deadline passed on June 30, 1982. Additionally, Congress has no role in determining when a proposed amendment has been ratified, and the states cannot ratify an amendment after its deadline has passed, writes Thomas Jipping in his new report.
We Can Protect Life While Respecting the 2nd Amendment
Heritage's Amy Swearer testified in El Paso, Texas, before the Texas House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety. "We are on the same team. We might forget that at times, but we are on the same team. Children of the same God ... whose hearts break in the same way when we see the types of violence and devastation that are wrought on cities like El Paso," said Swearer.
Iran Must Be Held Accountable For 'Careless Act of Violence
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of 176 lives aboard Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. Such loss of life is horrendous – at any time, in any situation – and we are thinking of and praying for those grieving at this time," said Heritage's James Carafano. “The Iranian regime must be held to account for this careless act of violence, carried out in the midst of an assault on Iraq’s sovereign territory and the U.S. forces positioned there.
World Looking At Iranian Regime As 'Reckless, Dangerous Power'
Heritage's James Carafano joined Fox News this morning to talk about the latest from Iran, the Iranian missile attack on U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq, and how the regime's actions seem to indicate they want to avoid a strong U.S. response. "Iran just pulled off what looks like the biggest fireworks display in sometime," said Carafano.
Assessing Threats to U.S. Vital Interests
Heritage's 2020 Index of U.S. Military Strength is the only non-governmental and only annual assessment of U.S. Military Strength. Browse the index to see the capabilities of countries like Iran and Iraq.
.@JJCarafano tells @WashTimes: the U.S. strategy on Iran has been clear: https://bit.ly/2QSZXru “I think Trump’s position has basically been, 'Look, you’re going to do these things. I understand that. I’ll counter them... but if you kill Americans, that’s a different game.’”