Evenwell v. Abbott has the substance to be among the most important voting cases of the past 60 years—at its heart, it reaches beyond legalistic or judicial considerations of apportionment processes to pose the question to American society about how a free government acknowledges the political equality of its citizens.
Changes within the military are often reflections of changes in society, and the changes brought about by the sexual revolution have had complicated legacies for American civil society whose effects within the military can’t simply be waved away by a decree.
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.
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.