What are conservative values?

What are conservative values?

Edmund Burke: Conservatives believe, with Burke, that the family is the core institution whereby societies reproduce themselves and pass moral knowledge to the young. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images As the Conservatives strive to heal the divisions in their party it must surely have occurred to them to wonder what the word conservative really…

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Gay-Marriage Conservatives

Gay-Marriage Conservatives

The brief’s signatories include former Republican National Committee chairman Ken Mehlman, conservative pundits S.E. Cupp and Alex Castellanos, former White House chief of staff Ken Duberstein, former Mitt Romney senior advisers Beth Myers and Carl Forti, conservative economists Doug Holtz-Eakin (formerly director of the Congressional Budget Office)…

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Conservative Immigration

Conservative Immigration

US Border Patrol officer at work beside US/Mexican border. Robert E Daemmrich/Getty Images Solutions Resolving illegal immigration isn t easy. For example, most people, even immigration reform advocates, would agree that denying anyone emergency medical care is morally wrong. Yet, they would also agree that access to American medical care shouldn t…

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Liberal view on abortion

Liberal view on abortion

Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne, right, along with Liberal leader of Canada Justin Trudeau take part in a rally during a campaign stop in Toronto on Thursday, May 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is joined by Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau at a campaign event in Toronto on Thursday, May 22, 2014. THE…

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Reagan Conservatives

Reagan Conservatives

…”There is, said Reagan, a spiritual center at the “heart of freedom.” It is there because each of us is made in the image of God “the creator.” It is this that is truly “our power” and “our freedom.” Honoring freedom was thus “redeeming” in the eyes of God. The Creator had created freedom. He had created man. He had created us to be free. Honoring…

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Conservative Christian beliefs

Conservative Christian beliefs

Some conservative Christians believe the Bible contains no errors. Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images by Contributing Writer Since the early 20th century, American Protestantism has been divided along theological lines. On one side are the Christian conservatives or fundamentalists, who seek to preserve what they perceive to be historic Christian…

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Define liberal and conservative

Define liberal and conservative

These two quotes together broadly describe one pillar of modern conservatism: a desire to maintain traditional structures and ideas, allowing minimal, if any, change. This attitude is contrasted with the one often seen in liberalism, which looks to advance structures and ideas based on progressing scientific knowledge and human reasoning. But I think…

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Conservative views

Conservative views

This month marks the 110th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Lochner v. New York, in which the Court struck down an economic regulation on the grounds that it violated the 14th Amendment right to liberty of contract. In the early decades of the 20th century, Lochner served as a key precedent in a variety of cases which limited government…

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