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  • Veterans' Groups Win Right to Religious Freedom

    Last week, a federal judge approved a settlement agreement that will help ensure that religious freedom is respected at the Houston National Cemetery and other national cemeteries around the country. Several veterans groups, represented by the Texas-based Liberty Institute, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) agreed to a … More

    “Breakthrough” in Georgia Signals Good News for Civil Society

    Yesterday, The Heritage Foundation and the Georgia Family Council co-hosted an event in Atlanta illustrating the profoundly negative consequences of social breakdown in the state and offering some promising solutions to restore human flourishing. At “Breakthrough Georgia: Fighting Poverty and Restoring Society,” Heritage senior research fellow Robert Rector presented Georgia-specific … More

    Urging a 'Breakthrough' in Georgia

    Promising solutions to child poverty and social breakdown are on the agenda in Atlanta tomorrow morning, when The Heritage Foundation joins Georgia Family Council for a symposium called “Breakthrough Georgia: Fighting Poverty and Restoring Society.” Heritage Senior Research Fellow Robert Rector will present findings on the state of child poverty … More

    Iranian Pastor Faces Death Penalty; International Community Weighs In

    A young Iranian pastor currently faces the death penalty for refusing to recant his Christian faith. Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was charged with apostasy for supposedly converting from Islam as a teenager and was sentenced to death last week when he refused to renounce his beliefs before the Iranian Supreme Court. … More

    Charity Contest Shows How Work—Not Handouts—Can Truly Help the Poor

    WORLD Magazine’s Hope Award for Effective Compassion contest is drawing to a close this week, with online voting for the most successful faith-based charity ending on Friday. The magazine’s sixth annual contest showcases the success of four effective charities in helping individuals escape poverty and achieve sustained self-reliance. This year’s … More

    Almost 40 Million “Missing” Girls Later, China’s One-Child Policy Is 31

    Sunday marked the anniversary of an oppressive law that has resulted in almost 40 million “missing” women and some of the most egregious human rights violations in recent history. Thirty-one years ago, on September 25, 1980, the Chinese government instituted a population control policy that prohibits almost all Chinese couples … More

    Faith-Based Organization Addresses Poverty “From the Inside Out”

    A recent WORLD magazine article highlights the success of a Springfield, Missouri faith-based organization committed to “eliminating poverty from the inside out.” The Victory Trade School and Victory Mission equip men with the job training, work ethic, and personal confidence necessary to achieve sustained self-sufficiency. Victory Trade School (VTS) prepares … More

    Exclusion of Prayer at 9/11 Service Ignores Role of Religion in America

    This weekend will be filled with somber memorial services and poignant tributes as the nation commemorates the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The annual memorial service in New York City will have a decidedly non-religious tone, a move that has drawn the ire of many … More

    Marriage Keeps Love Alive and Hearts Pumping

    Many a bachelor has taunted and teased a groom-to-be that “I do” will be his famous last words. But for all the jesting predictions about the finality or fatality of marriage, walking down the aisle could be the healthiest thing you do to keep your relationship alive and your heart … More

    Virginia Group Gives Single Moms a Chance at Self-Sufficiency

    A recent WORLD magazine article highlights the success of a Virginia organization committed to providing struggling single mothers an opportunity for self-sufficiency. Borromeo Housing, located just outside the nation’s capital in Arlington, Virginia, offers low-income, undereducated single mothers a safe, structured environment to begin building a stable life for themselves … More