Legislators at the state and federal level are more likely to be veterans than the general population.
Our elected officials are still more likely to have served in the armed forces than the constituencies whom they continue to serve.
Covering a story about society and culture? Here’s the latest from AEI’s Society and Culture experts.
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.
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.