Study: All But Two Multiple Public Shootings Since 1950 Took Place Where Guns Were Banned

Author and Crime Prevention Research Center Pres. John Lott was interviewed on WMAL’s Morning’s On The Mall with Larry O’Connor and Brian Wilson to discuss the effete policy of gun-free zones.  It’s an issue that’s thrust itself back into the spotlight in the aftermath of the tragic shooting at Fort Hood last night. Once again, […]

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Elane Photography Case Shows Why We Must Fight Against Government Coercion

Elaine Huguenin. (Photo courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom) Today, the Supreme Court declined to review Elane Photography v. Willock—the famous case involving a photographer who politely declined to tell the story of a same-sex commitment ceremony. While neither affirming nor rejecting the lower court’s ruling, the Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari means a New Mexico […]

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Save Kessab: Kardashian, Others Tweet Plight of Christian Armenians in Syria

Pro-regime soldiers march in Kessab, Syria. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/Newscom The “Save Kessab” campaign on Twitter and other social media has drawn international attention to the news that rebels affiliated with al-Qaeda crossed the Turkish border and seized control of Kessab, a predominantly Christian Armenian town in northwestern Syria. More than 600 families have fled the […]

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WATCH: Megyn Kelly Faults CAIR for Quashing Film on ‘Honor Violence’

For two nights running, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly criticized efforts by  the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to impede screenings –on university campuses and elsewhere – of a film about “honor violence” against Muslim women. Kelly last night questioned CAIR Chicago representative Agnieszka Karoluk on “The Kelly File” about the group’s opposition to “Honor […]

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A Voice Vote Should Not Look or Feel Like an End Run

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4302, a bill preventing a 24 percent cut in what physicians are paid under Medicare for 12 months. It’s the annual “doc fix” dance. On the bill’s merits, Heritage health scholar Robert Moffit gave careful review of the legislation yesterday. Essentially, The Heritage Foundation would give the legislation […]

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How The Republic Became A Monarchy

How did the United States change from the republic envisioned by the framers into a monarchy with its royal court that it has become today? I started thinking about this when I was analyzing the State of the Union speech given by President Barack Obama recently and I decided to go back and look at […]

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