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Wisconsin Family Shows Power of School Choice in Local Communities

Wisconsin Family Shows Power of School Choice in Local Communities

December 3, 2013 at 8:40 am 5 comments

by Erik Telford: The fight for children’s education will take place not in Washington DC, but in communities across America. For Knya Green, a student at HOPE Christian School in Milwaukee, school is more than just a building with classrooms. Thanks to her mother’s decision to send her to a […]

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Effective Communication of the Pro-Life Message

Effective Communication of the Pro-Life Message

December 2, 2013 at 8:15 am 0 comments

by Clinton Wilcox: Few controversial issues are more contentious than the abortion issue. And with all the accusations flying amongst politicians, television shows, news outlets and other forms of media, it can be difficult to sort through all the emotional rhetoric to decide which position is the correct one. So I’d […]

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JFK Wouldn’t Even Be Allowed To Speak At Today’s Democratic National Convention

JFK Wouldn’t Even Be Allowed To Speak At Today’s Democratic National Convention

November 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm 4 comments

by Casey Mattox: Fifty years ago today, Lee Harvey Oswald killed President John F. Kennedy. I’m probably not the first person to remind you of that today. But as everyone looks back wistfully on America’s Camelot, this is a good opportunity to remember that the JFK of a half century […]

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Obamacare Closes Door to Opportunity

Obamacare Closes Door to Opportunity

November 12, 2013 at 10:20 am 2 comments

by Sarah Rumpf: Recent news reports have featured a flood of stories about Americans receiving cancellation notices from their health insurance companies due to changes required by Obamacare, and many of the soon-to-be-cancelled policies are the “catastrophic” plans popular with younger people. Yet it’s these catastrophic plans that offer financial […]

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Individualized Advice and the First Amendment

Individualized Advice and the First Amendment

October 29, 2013 at 8:25 am 3 comments

by Paul Sherman: One of the fascinating things about the First Amendment is that, despite having been around for more than 200 years, there are still fundamental questions that the U.S. Supreme Court has not even addressed, let alone resolved.  One of the most important of these is whether or […]

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What Do We Do About Prisoner Voting?

What Do We Do About Prisoner Voting?

October 25, 2013 at 9:30 am 0 comments

by Peter Smith: Parliament has a choice: amend the blanket ban or defy the European Court of Human Rights. A constitutional show-down is almost inevitable. Lest anyone thought the problem of the blanket ban on prisoner voting had gone away, the UK Supreme Court this week reminded politicians that they […]

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Lessons from Obamacare (and the HHS Mandate)

Lessons from Obamacare (and the HHS Mandate)

October 24, 2013 at 8:40 am 0 comments

Abortion Always Wins; Religion and Logic Always Lose by Matt Bowman: I was at Columbia Law School recently to debate Obamacare. My opponent was a very friendly attorney from the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), Aram Schvey. We had a lively exchange and Mr. Schvey was a consummate gentleman. But […]

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Politics and Abortion Trump Women’s Health in California

Politics and Abortion Trump Women’s Health in California

October 17, 2013 at 8:15 am 1 comment

by Teresa Ackley: California officials rolled out a new state law that permits non-doctors to perform first trimester abortions. While the blogosphere tussles over whether the loosened regulations endanger or liberate women seeking abortions, this one woman worries that, in their fervor to see reproductive ‘justice’ done, pro-choice activists have […]

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Liberty and Superheroes: The Hazard of Occupational Licensing

Liberty and Superheroes: The Hazard of Occupational Licensing

October 14, 2013 at 8:30 am 2 comments

by Josiah Neeley: What do Superheroes and economic freedom have in common? That’s the intriguing question posed recently by Crony Chronicles, which compared occupational licensing schemes to the idea of “Superhero Registration” which is a recurring storyline in superhero comics and movies: The Mutant Registration Act. The Superhero Registration Act. […]

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Obamacare’s Fine Print

Obamacare’s Fine Print

October 11, 2013 at 2:15 pm 2 comments

by Katherine Restrepo: It has been several days since ObamaCare’s health insurance exchanges launched for enrollment.  Individuals can now purchase federally qualified health plans from participating insurers.  People with pre-existing conditions can no longer be denied coverage. Sounds good so far, right? Not so fast. If you decide to sign up for […]

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