Research & Insights
Leaders must be chosen not simply for their fundraising prowess or their communications savvy, but for the capacity developed by their character to use money and messaging in the service of the people they represent, instead of simply in pursuit of their personal agendas for power, money and influence.
It is probably the case that not everyone will be happy with arrangements that could result in harms to someone’s personal interests or religious faith. But historically, Americans have made accommodations that have proved workable.
Starting last fall, Sutherland Institute decided to review the Utah social studies standards in grades K-12 by analyzing them for how well they address five fundamental American principles and share what we’ve learned. Here are a few key takeaways.
What is required is to reject the impulse to find unhappiness in the progress of a rival. If we can recognize that an abundance of rights for others means an abundance of rights for ourselves, we will be on the path to genuine equality.
Can the federal government discourage tax relief in this way under the Constitution? Possibly. If it can, should it? No.
College students and college graduates in America today have religion to thank in no small part for the higher education that is setting them up (or has already set them up) for financial and life success and happiness.
The following is an unedited transcript of a conversation with Sen. Mitt Romney and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat during a virtual event with Sutherland President Rick Larsen on March 23, 2021, about Romney's Family Security Act.
Although the upcoming Supreme Court decision on religious agencies and foster care will be important, it is heartening to see members of Congress weighing in to highlight the need for “all hands on deck” in helping children in foster care, including religious agencies.
Supporters of the Equality Act and religious freedom would likewise find their minds expanded and their lives enriched by listening to people who straddle both faith and LGBTQ+ identity.