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    Preserve the Constitution: 2012 Event Series

    Today we celebrate Constitution Day—the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution at the Constitutional Convention. The U.S. Constitution remains the object of reverence for nearly all Americans, and an object of admiration by people around the world. Sadly, the assault by 20th century liberal theorists and activist judges … More

    Do We Still Live in a Federal Republic?

    The Center for Legal & Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation kicks off its “Preserve the Constitution” series on Friday, September 14, at 11:00 a.m. The attorneys general of four important states that have been leading the fight against an intrusive federal government—in areas ranging from immigration to health care … More

    Preserve the Constitution Series: The Constitution and the Common Defense

    Arguably more than any other armed conflict, the events of September 11, 2001, tested the President’s constitutional authority to wage war on behalf of the country. Whether the issue was the capture and treatment of detainees, interrogation techniques, surveillance, the Geneva Conventions, wiretapping, Guantanamo, or the role of the courts … More

    The Supreme Court’s Next Blockbuster Term

    Although the Court’s last term was generally regarded as pretty boring, the upcoming term that begins on Oct. 3 has the potential to be the term of the decade, or as some hope, the term of the century.  Yet the story of the Court’s 2011 term really began months, or … More

    Confronting Terror: A Special Book Event on Remembering 9/11

    With the 10th anniversary of 9/11, some touching remembrances have been written, but also an increasing number of op-eds, editorials and blog posts, the theme of which are “let’s stop looking back at 9/11 and start moving forward.”  The second response is bad advice for several reasons. While I appreciate … More

    Morning Bell: Preserve the Constitution, Now More Than Ever

    The Constitution of the United States of America has endured over two centuries. It remains the object of reverence for nearly all Americans and an object of admiration by peoples around the world. Unfortunately, the assault by 20th century liberal theorists and activist judges has seriously undermined respect for America’s core … More

    Reagan's Legacy to 'Preserve the Constitution'

    Ronald Reagan communicated timeless truths about America— truths about freedom, limited government, hard work and opportunity—and these truths guided him while he was in office.  A thinker and avid reader of history, Reagan was guided by the first principles of the American founding, especially the idea of ordered liberty in … More

    Heritage's Historic 'Preserve the Constitution' Series

    The Constitution of the United States of America has endured over two centuries. It remains the object of reverence for nearly all Americans and an object of admiration by peoples around the world. Unfortunately, the assault by 20th century liberal theorists and activist judges have seriously undermined respect for America’s … More