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7 hrs ago

SCOTUS 101: April Fools' Day

This week, with no word about the March and April oral arguments, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates recap the Court's latest rulings (one involves the infamous pirate, Blackbeard). They also debut their new SCOTUS book club. Elizabeth chats with 6th Circuit Judge Alice Batchelder about her love of roller coasters and her chambers' unusual dress code. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia—April Fools' Day edition.

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21 hrs ago

Pandemic in 2020: Dark Times Lead to Brighter Days

"History is replete with examples of people rising to meet the challenges of trying times, finding ways not only to cope with unexpected dangers but to surmount them and along the way discover more about themselves and their society than they knew before. Our current troubled time is no different," writes Heritage expert Dakota Wood. 

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Mar 31

SAFE Rule Is Marked Improvement From Obama-Era Fuel Economy Mandates

“Consumers should have the freedom to buy the vehicle of their choice," says Heritage expert Nick Loris. "Every time the federal government has cranked up fuel-efficiency mandates, they override consumer preferences and obscure price signals that tell energy producers to drill for more oil or entrepreneurs to invest in more fuel-efficient cars."

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Mar 31

Keep Students Learning During Shutdowns

"Even imperfect attempts to reach students will offer them some sense of continuity and stability during this challenging period. When the option for more than 55 million K-12 students is either some form of online instruction or nothing at all, why take it off the table entirely?" writes Heritage expert Jonathan Butcher.

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Mar 30

Watch LIVE: President Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force

Most major networks have stopped airing these briefings—but The Daily Signal, Heritage's multimedia news outlet is bringing them to you LIVE so you don’t miss the latest updates and information straight from the source. Watch the briefings live on The Daily Signal's Facebook page or click the link below.

 

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Mar 29

Heritage President Kay C. James on Life and Legacy of Sen. Tom Coburn

“Tom Coburn was the conservative conscience of the Congress. We're praying for his family and taking a moment to remember his integrity, hard work, and dedication to being the American people's watchdog over their government. He will be greatly missed.”