• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • Culture

    Ryan Anderson to Kirsten Powers: Jim Crow? Government Shouldn’t Intimidate Christians

    Liberal-leaning commentator Kirsten Powers strays from a common understanding of faith in asserting that Christians who support protections for religious views on marriage “are essentially arguing for homosexual Jim Crow laws,” Heritage Foundation scholar Ryan T. Anderson writes in a National Review Online column. Powers makes the comparison in her … More

    Cruz: Obama Administration ‘Hostile’ to Traditional Marriage

    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed the Obama administration’s treatment of marriage, calling it “hostile” and forceful. “This administration is the most hostile to traditional marriage administration this country’s ever seen,” Cruz said Monday on the conservative talk radio show Wallbuilders Live. >>> Check Out: State Marriage Laws Are Constitutional. Judges … More

    Donna Brazile Advocates Obama Take Action Without Congress

    Political Analyst Donna Brazile yesterday communicated her support for President Obama to take action without Congress. The CNN contributor sent a tweet to the President saying “With Congress on recess, today is action day! Let’s move America forward.” .@BarackObama. Enjoy #PresidentsDay. With Congress on recess, this is action day! Let’s … More

    The American Dream Still Can Happen

    One of the most important principles underlying the American dream is upward mobility — the ability to move up the income ladder. The freedom to build a better life for yourself and your family fuels the dreams not only of immigrants who came here to live, but of those born … More

    State Marriage Laws Are Constitutional. Judges Should Respect Them.

    Yet another judge has struck down a state constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. These rulings claim that the equal protection of the law requires the redefinition of marriage. It does not. State laws that reflect the truth about marriage are constitutional. U.S. … More

    New Report: Majority of U.S. Teens Don’t Live in Intact Families

    The Index of Belonging and Rejection released this week from the Family Research Council (FRC) reveals a dismaying statistic about the state of American families: 55 percent of 15-to-17-year-olds in America do not live in intact families. Further, more than 40 percent of all children are born out of wedlock, … More

    Cruz and Lee Act to Protect State Freedom in Marriage Debate

    Yesterday, Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) took an important step in ensuring that the federal government respects the freedom of states to make marriage policy in the wake of last summer’s Supreme Court decision on marriage. The Senators introduced the State Marriage Defense Act of 2014 (S. … More

    National Marriage Week: Fight Poverty by Strengthening Marriage

    What’s one of the best ways to ensure a child is protected from poverty? Marriage. As such, it also helps protect families from ending up on welfare. Of the families on welfare in 2011, roughly three-quarters of them were headed by a single parent. Only 7 percent of married families … More

    Obama's War on Work

    The cleverest spin to come from the Left these days has been that not working—or working less—is a great thing for Americans. A recent Congressional Budget Office revealed that there will be the equivalent of 2.3 million fewer workers joining the labor market over the next decade as a direct … More

    Labrador: Americans Shouldn't Lose Tax Benefits Over Religious Views on Marriage

    Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID) today said a growing “climate of intolerance and intimidation” convinced him to introduce a bill to protect Americans from losing a tax benefit or otherwise being penalized by the federal government because of their religious views on marriage. The Marriage and Religious Freedom Act is narrowly … More