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    New Marriage Laws Shouldn't Marginalize Christians

    For years now, a central argument of those in favor of same-sex marriage has been that all Americans should be free to live and love how they choose. But does that freedom require the government to coerce those who disagree into celebrating same-sex relationships? A growing number of incidents show … More

    Obama's Military Muddle

    Randy Forbes is a lonely man. President Obama’s stewardship of American armed forces has been a dismal failure, yet few on Capitol Hill have waved red flags over it. Forbes, however, has been waving them furiously. The Republican congressman from Virginia recently penned a pointed letter to Defense Secretary Chuck … More

    3 Things You Don’t Know About Obamacare That Could Hurt You

    Nearly one in three Americans have little familiarity with Obamacare, and the ramifications are playing out in the media. Since each day brings headlines highlighting Americans who are surprised by changes in their health care situation because of President Obama’s signature achievement, The Heritage Foundation compiled three Obamacare items that might … More

    What I Saw at the Sochi Olympics -- and Discovered About Russia

    SOCHI, Russia — In the days leading up to the opening ceremony of the Olympics, the media had little to report except for #SochiProblems, like hotels without lobbies and public bathrooms without toilet partitions. These truthful reports caused real concerns about whether or not Russia was truly ready for the … More

    'I Know My Rights': Woman Jailed After Filming Traffic Stop

    Brandy Berning spent the night behind bars. And it’s all because she knew her rights, and insisted that they be respected. Her “crime”?  Using a cell phone to film a traffic stop. According to the Florida Sun-Sentinel, Lieutenant William O’Brien, a deputy with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, pulled Brandy … More

    This Tea Party Activist Was Targeted by the IRS. Now He's Fighting Back.

    Among the scandals dogging the Obama administration is one involving the Internal Revenue Service. Both Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice are examining evidence that the IRS illegally targeted dozens of conservative groups for political reasons — asking invasive questions about their applications for tax-exempt status and holding up … More

    George Washington: An Indispensable Birthday

    While all men are created equal, some stand head and shoulders above others. Consider George Washington. He was that rarity: an indispensable man, crucial to the revolution that won American independence and the Constitution that secured it. For generations, Americans understood that. His birthday, moved to February 22 when the … More

    Putin Displeased with Ukraine Distracting from Olympics

    Job No. 1? Ukraine. You can only imagine Russian President Vladimir Putin is none too pleased about the civil unrest there — and the less than flattering spotlight it’s shining on Russia — not to mention distracting attention from his signature sports event in Sochi. But oozing confidence as the … More

    Visas for Friends of U.S. Shouldn't Be Held Hostage for Immigration Reform

    In 2007, then Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH) told the story of a young Czech soldier who wanted to visit some American veterans with whom he had served side-by-side in Iraq. He applied for a visa, but the U.S. consular office gave him an expected answer: Application denied. The reason? He … More