Monica Burke is a research assistant in the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation.

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August 27, 2019, 4:10 PM EDT
Taylor Swift (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
August 1, 2019, 9:34 AM EDT
(Screenshot) As of Thursday, physician-assisted suicide is legal in New Jersey.
July 19, 2019, 4:06 PM EDT
Jaelene Hinkle (right) and the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (left) (Screenshots)
June 3, 2019, 10:01 AM EDT
(Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) The Supreme Court rejected a case regarding school policy in a district which allows transgender students to use bathrooms of their choice.
April 22, 2019, 12:39 PM EDT
(Screenshot) In becoming the ninth jurisdiction to legalize physician-assisted suicide, New Jersey has unleashed a Pandora’s box on its residents—and the poor, weak, and disabled will suffer the most.
April 17, 2019, 10:15 AM EDT
Notre Dame Cathedral on fire in Paris (left) (Photo by Philippe Wang/Getty Images), and Notre Dame Cathedral before the fire (right). (Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images)
April 9, 2019, 10:18 AM EDT
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi introduces "Equality Act." (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
April 1, 2019, 4:11 PM EDT
(Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images) Should government force people to do things they think are wrong? The so-called Equality Act would do just that.
March 21, 2019, 4:17 PM EDT
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images) Equality is a central value that unites us as Americans, and is enshrined in our nation’s legal motto, “Equal justice under law.”
March 14, 2019, 3:02 PM EDT
Equality Act, by contrast, would be used as a sword to attack people and force them to adopt new ideologies about human sexuality
February 7, 2019, 10:13 AM EST
A Chinese scientist caused an international scandal late last year when he edited the genes of a pair of unborn twins, in what became known as the CRISPR scandal.
January 4, 2019, 9:19 AM EST
A new bill introduced in New Mexico could make “suicide tourism” a reality.
October 11, 2018, 10:00 AM EDT
Taylor Swift made waves this week when she made the first political statement of her career.
October 1, 2018, 8:40 AM EDT
Lorraine Jenkins returned to her home of 34 years to find it flooded with 18 inches of water.
September 10, 2018, 11:45 AM EDT
Last month, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission released new guidance reinterpreting the category of “sex” in state anti-discrimination law to include “sex assigned at birth, sexual orientation, transgender identity, gender transition, and/or gender expression.”
August 30, 2018, 3:56 PM EDT
Yet another adoption agency is closing its doors, at a time when thousands of young victims of the opioid crisis flood America’s foster care system.
April 26, 2018, 9:03 AM EDT
A parent would go to the ends of the earth for their child. But what if the government forcibly stopped them?
March 12, 2018, 4:28 PM EDT
A recent government report has revealed that Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, received over $1.5 billion in taxpayer funds from 2013 to 2015.
February 15, 2018, 9:29 AM EST
When Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas in late August, local churches, synagogues, and mosques were there to help.
January 22, 2018, 12:08 PM EST
Forty-five years ago Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, inventing a constitutional right to abortion on demand.