A Florida mom and dad were shocked to find out that officials at their 13-year-old daughter’s middle school had secretly met with the teen and developed a plan for how to recognize her asserted gender identity. Now th...
New York taxpayers are on the hook to pay government pension benefits for teachers union boss Randi Weingarten — one of the most powerful political operatives in the country — even though she hasn’t stepped into...
The immense homeless encampment in downtown Phoenix, known as “The Zone,” is now the subject of two lawsuits—one in state court, and the other in federal court. The state lawsuit was brought by a group of proper...
This Memorial Day weekend, with humble gratitude, we thank the men and women who paid the ultimate price for liberty. As President Reagan reminded us, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction...
Violent protests have shut down speakers on campuses across the country, and administrators are refusing to protect speakers’ and students’ First Amendment rights. Our nation’s precious tradition of freedom of speech is increasingly imperiled in universities and in society at large. Read about Goldwater’s plan to restore free speech on campus.
Cities and states routinely overstep their authority and trample on our constitutional rights. In Illinois, for example, the state deprives citizens of their Second Amendment Right to Bear Arms through a constitutionally questionable application process that is indefinitely delaying citizens’ ability to purchase a firearm. The Goldwater Institute’s team of attorneys are suing the state to ensure the Second Amendment is upheld. Read more about the case.
All children deserve the equal protection of the law. But under the federal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), Native American children are deprived of the legal protections that children of other races enjoy. The Goldwater Institute is challenging this law and fighting to defend the constitutional rights of these children. Read more about it here.
Whether it’s a home or a business, the right to own property is a basic part of what it means..
The right to use our talents, skills, and labor to earn a living is essential to freedom because it allows..
The First Amendment guarantees our freedoms of speech and association, which allow us to learn new ideas, share knowledge, and..
As Washington continues to debate our healthcare system nationwide, there are reforms that can be enacted today to improve access..
The U.S. Constitution provides a basic minimum of protection for individual rights, while leaving states free to enact laws that..
From granting illegal subsidies to imposing needless regulations, government frequently oversteps its constitutional authority — wrongfully spending taxpayer dollars and..
Too many students are trapped in schools that don’t meet their needs, and parents are left without choices for their..
Goldwater is protecting a cornerstone of Americans’ liberty: the right to own and use their property as they see fit.
When government stands in the way of people who just want to pursue their career, Goldwater breaks down barriers to work.
Free speech is under attack in America. But Goldwater is leading the fight to protect Americans’ right to speak their minds.
Goldwater is unleashing innovation in healthcare, fighting to protect and expand patient choice, access, and affordability.
Anytime government threatens to trample the U.S. Constitution, Goldwater is ready to go to court to defend our rights.
Goldwater takes down cronyism, sweetheart deals, and government overreach so Americans are treated fairly and equally.
Goldwater is expanding school choice nationwide so families can get their children the education they deserve.
Parents have a right to know what's being taught in the classroom, and we're defending that right.
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