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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Obamacare Anti-Conscience Mandate at the Supreme Court

Obamacare Anti-Conscience Mandate at the Supreme Court

HERITAGE FOUNDATION By Elizabeth Slattery and Sarah Torre Abstract Under Obamacare, employers are required to pay for coverage of contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs. While this mandate exempts formal houses of worship and their integrated auxiliaries, all other religious employers—hospitals, schools, social service [...]

Freedom Is Everyone’s Business—Not the Government’s

Freedom Is Everyone’s Business—Not the Government’s

SARAH TORRE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Supreme Court is currently embroiled in oral arguments over one of the most important religious liberty issues in recent years: Hearing challenges to Obamacare’s mandate to provide potentially life-ending drugs and devices. The high-stakes cases—brought by the Green family who own Hobby Lobby and the Hahn [...]

March for Life

March for Life

Sarah Torre SARAH TORRE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Later today, hundreds of thousands of people will descend on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life. Crowds are expected to exceed last year’s 400,000 participants, to walk a now-familiar route to the steps of the Supreme Court to commemorate the 40th [...]

2011 Victories and Challenges for Religious Liberty

2011 Victories and Challenges for Religious Liberty

Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at a few of the victories and challenges for religious liberty during the past 12 months and look forward to greater respect and protection for religious liberty in 2012. HHS “Preventive Service” Mandate In August, the Department of Health and Human [...]

Family Fact of the Week: Fewer Americans Are Marrying

Family Fact of the Week: Fewer Americans Are Marrying

Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation A new study released by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday shows that the percentage of married adults has fallen to a record low. According to the report, just 51 percent of Americans are currently married, compared to more than 70 percent of adults 50 years ago. This continued decline of marriage in [...]

Administration Puts Politics Before Trafficking Victims

Administration Puts Politics Before Trafficking Victims

Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation This morning, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a full committee hearing to investigate claims of gross politicization of a grant process that stripped funding for a group effectively serving human trafficking victims. In late September, the Department of Health and Human Services [...]

Atheists Take Offense at 9-11 Memorial for Fallen Firefighters

Atheists Take Offense at 9-11 Memorial for Fallen Firefighters

Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation, Culture Watch Antagonists of religious belief will go to extraordinary lengths to drive out any mention of the spiritual from the public square. A few weeks ago, the streets of Brooklyn were witness to such extreme secularism. There a new commemorative street sign has created a stir among local and national [...]