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Sep 24

COVID-19: Still a New York Story

New Heritage research shows, as of Aug. 22, the death rate of 2,196 per million residents recorded in the New York City metropolitan statistical area is almost twice that of its nearest rival, Detroit, at 1,177. Furthermore, the gap between New York City’s COVID-19-related death rate and those of cities that have experienced more recent outbreaks is even more pronounced.

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Sep 22

John Malcolm on Ben Shapiro Show

Heritage's John Malcolm joined "The Ben Shapiro Show" to discuss the process of filling the Supreme Court vacancy after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and President Trump's potential picks to fill this vacancy. 

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Sep 21

Confirm Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

The Senate, argues Heritage President Kay C. James, has an obligation to move swiftly with the confirmation proceedings. To do so, however, they will have to stand tall against threats by the left to “pack the court” and of continued violence. “Senators should not be cowed into giving up their constitutional power in response to tired political threats,” she writes in an op-ed on FoxNews.com. 

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Sep 17

NEW REPORT: Why the U.S. Should Issue an Atrocity Determination for Uighurs

The U.S. government is contemplating issuing an atrocity determination for Uighur Muslims. Given the mounting evidence that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) may be perpetrating genocide and crimes against humanity against Uighurs, earnest consideration is merited. An atrocity determination would reflect the realities of what the Uighur community in China is facing. 

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Sep 17

Defending the Constitution

"Recently, a group of college students challenged me, asking, 'Why are you conservatives so into the Constitution and all this ‘originalist’ stuff?'" In all the decades I’ve been involved in education, government, and public policy, I never thought that I’d have to make the case for keeping the U.S. Constitution. Sadly, I recognize that I do," writes Heritage President Kay Coles James. 

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Sep 16

Why the Electoral College Is so Necessary

As the presidential election draws nearer, leftist leaders have grown bolder in their calls to fundamentally change America’s electoral system by abolishing the Electoral College. Experts at The Heritage Foundation have produced an engage guide that explain why this would be disastrous.  “The Essential Electoral College” e-book gives you everything you need to know about why the electoral college is so necessary.

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