On Wednesday, the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris was attacked by gunmen and and 12 people were killed. According to President Hollande of France, “This was an assault on the expression of freedom that is the spirit of the republic.”
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There is another side of the story that proponents of raising the minimum wage should consider. Who does raising the minimum wage hurt?
As the new year is almost upon us, it seems appropriate to review the events of the last twelve months. 2014 was an eventful year, and the Keating Center covered it for you. Look below for our most popular posts.
What is outside the First Amendment’s protection? If speech creates a disturbance, should it be vetoed?
The Keating Center has long been a champion of liberty, believing, as recently written in the Wall Street Journal- “Where government recedes, private markets heal and begin to thrive.”
There are many issues and difficulties that America, as a nation must work through- our ever-increasing national debt, the tension between the different races and cultures here in our country, and how our healthcare should be structured are just a few of them. But as the year comes to a close, it is important to also recognize what makes America special.
Surprisingly, the majority of colleges in the United States, both public and private, restrict free speech. According to Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky, “the test of a free society is the ability to express opinions in the town square without fear of reprisal.” Most American colleges would not pass that test.
Obamacare has posed a problem for Democrats. A recent speech by Charles Schumer questioning the wisdom of focusing on healthcare reform has created a fissure within the party.
At a symposium hosted by the Alliance Defending Freedom this fall, Seth Lipsky, a Wall Street Journal Contributor, spoke about faith and the American people. In his speech, he quoted the George Washington’s letter to the Congregation of the Touro Synagogue, and shared some personal experiences as well.
Poverty is a world-wide problem that touches people everywhere and affects a myriad of other issues like drugs, war, immigration, economic policy, and government aid.
Because of poverty’s prolific state, people are looking for the best ways to alleviate it; people are looking for answers. People often first look towards the government, thinking maybe a different system would solve the problem. But what if the answer is found in the Bible?