The 14th Amendment settled the question of birthright citizenship once and for all. Conservatives should not be the ones seeking a new law, or even a constitutional amendment to reverse centuries of American tradition.
Denying citizenship to the children of immigrants wouldn’t solve any problems.
Legendary teacher and scholar Amy Apfel Kass, wife of AEI scholar Leon Kass, passed away after a long battle against cancer. We mourn her passing and remember her inspiring and loving teaching.
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Americans love liberty and equality. But for all their popularity, these American-forged twins appear in greater need of elucidation today than any time in recent memory.
How proud are Americans of their country? As Independence Day approaches, this AEI Public Opinion Study focuses on patriotism in the United States, examining Americans’ self-professed patriotism, how people describe others’ patriotism, and reasons people are proud of the US.
College Board’s revised AP History framework is at the forefront of this summer’s debate. Opponents charge it heavily focuses on a narrative of successive American depravity and injustice.
The current “age of fracture” means shared history is becoming less important than individual experience. To overcome its current decline, history must address the public’s common past and future in a way meant to contribute to a healthy foundation for our common civic existence.
This Flag Day, we must remember both our flag’s glories and its requests. The stars and stripes provoke us to contemplate the duties we carry as citizens, chief of which is respect for the rule of law.
The changing population of the veterans’ community has profound implications for civil society as a whole, beyond simple logistics affecting the National Cemetery Administration.