ON-Lion Letter

Entries for May 2016

FPRI appoints Gregory J. W. Urwin senior fellow of the Center for the Study of America and the West
In May, the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) in Philadelphia announced the appointment of Gregory J. W. Urwin as a senior fellow of its Center...

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Obamacare's diversion of $3.5 million from taxpayers to health insurers is illegal, according to memo for Galen Institute
In May, the Galen Institute in Alexandria, Va., released a memorandum by former White House Counsel Boyden Gray with his expert legal opinion on the O...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules that government cannot fine Little Sisters of the Poor for following their religious beliefs
In May, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the government cannot fine the Little Sisters of the Poor for refusing to provide health-insuran...

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<i>Naturalism and Unbelief in France, 1650-1729</i> and <i>Epicureans and Atheists in France, 1650-1729</i> forthcoming from Bradley Prize recipient Alan Charles Kors
Two books by Bradley Prize recipient Alan Charles Kors will soon be forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.  Kors is the Henry Charles Lee P...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds rulemaking powers of state Superintendent of Public Instruction, but retains policy role for legislature
In May, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in a split decision that part of 2011's Act 21 that gave the governor and state legislature more of a role i...

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Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise to receive a 2016 Bradley Prize
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has announced that one of four 2016 Bradley Prizes will be presented to Gary Sinise, an award-winn...

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Harvey Silverglate wins Manhattan Institute's Alexander Hamilton Award
Harvey A. Silverglate received the Manhattan Institute’s 2016 Alexander Hamilton Award at a gala dinner in New York in May.  Bruce Kovner, ...

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Cato Institute paper analyzes JOBS Act's deregulation in wake of financial crisis, says more work needs to be done
"In 2011, on the heels of the financial crisis and after passing the behemoth known as the Dodd-Frank Act, Congress did something unexpected:  it...

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EPPC's March Faith Angle Forum proceedings available online
The Ethics and Public Policy Center's (EPPC's) Faith Angle Forum held its semi-annual Conference on Religion, Politics & Public Life in March in S...

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Center of the American Experiment's Rhonda Kruse Nordin interviews nonmarital fathers for <i>"Where the Boys Are"</i>
Rhonda Kruse Nordin interviewed more than 130 teenage girls and young women for her 2013 Center of the American Experiment (CAE) essay, MTV's "Teen Mo...

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