Declaration of Independence

“Building on the Right” with Mike Sabo, Editor of the RealClear Civics Portal

In this episode, Anchoring Truths continues its “Building on the Right” series with Mike Sabo, editor for RealClear American Civics. Garrett Snedeker sits down with Mike to discuss RealClear Public Affairs a “new series of sponsored curation” designed to “provide coverage of important and trending public policy issues.” The series provides its audience with a

The God of the Declaration

The American Founders and Lincoln believed in a Natural Law and a natural lawgiver at the moral core of the project they brought forth, argues JWI Affiliated Scholar Justin Dyer

Breaking the Sotomayor Mold

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Kody Cooper argues that a new Supreme Court justice in the style of Sotomayor would fail to pass the “test of truth” when it comes to abortion, religious liberty, and takings. If the Senate Judiciary Committee cares about truth, it should therefore disavow the Sotomayor mold.

Reflections on the Arkes-Strang Debate

Philip Williamson responds to the Arkes-Strang Debate by explaining how the Declaration states the principles of a just government for the United States and how slavery is the exception that proves the rule.

A Better Originalism

JWI has released a new statement of purpose in collaboration with the American mind, which calls upon conservatives to adopt an originalism of moral substance in the wake of Bostock v. Clayton County.

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