Unions have long justified themselves as exemplars of the right of freedom of association. Brenda Smith of the American Federation of Teachers said: Exclusivity for a union with majority support…is democracy…It allows them to amplify their voice through collective action under our constitutionally protected right to freedom of association. However, unions deprive many of their … Continue reading Unions Are Clearly in the Wrong about Freedom of Association
Nikki Goeser watched the man who had stalked her murder her husband in a gun-free zone. Because she was a law-abiding concealed carry permit holder, Goeser’s firearm was safely locked away in her vehicle, leaving her defenseless. Now a gun rights activist, Goeser is working hard to ensure every American has the means to protect … Continue reading Her Husband Was Murdered in a Gun-Free Zone. Now Nikki Goeser Is Fighting Back.
Every once in awhile, a film comes along that you can’t stop thinking about long after the credits roll. Miss Virginia is such a movie. With superb acting and heart-wrenching emotion, it features the true story of Virginia Walden Ford, a Washington, DC, mom who simply wanted better education options for her child and who … Continue reading “Miss Virginia” Shows the Dilemma Many Lower-Income Families Face on Schooling
Buyers (aka taxpayers), beware: The Land and Water Conservation Fund is not what you might think. Some on Capitol Hill have floated the idea of fully funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund permanently. In Washington budget-speak, that means creating a new autopilot mandatory program. Congress created the conservation fund in 1964 to “assist in … Continue reading Congress Shouldn’t Put This Conservation Spending on Autopilot
Many of the political and cultural trends that are anathema to traditional values or free-market conservatism in society today can be traced back to a lack of education, poor education, or education rooted in progressive bias. One college group, Students for Life of America, is attempting to do its part in upending that cycle. Students … Continue reading Pro-Lifers Should Get Same Access to Schools as Planned Parenthood Does
On June 1 of next year, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will mark the centennial of a catastrophe—an entirely man-made one. More specifically, an entirely thought-made one. It will be very painful to acknowledge. In its immediate aftermath, in fact, Tulsans of a few generations ago tried hard to ignore and forget it. But you … Continue reading The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Mindless Rage of Collectivist Groupthink
Politicians are known for telling voters how bad things are. It’s a refrain that never seems to change regardless of the actual economic condition of a nation or community, and it’s practiced by those on both the political left and right. "The average American is working longer hours for lower wages," Senator Bernie Sanders is … Continue reading 5 Stats That Show American Workers Are More Prosperous Than Ever