The LGBTQI+ agenda is harming the foster care system

Despite a national shortage in foster care homes, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) recently enacted severely restrictive placement requirements for children who identify as “LGBTQI+.” Under these new ACF Rules, state agencies must…

America is in ‘dire need’ of someone who can bring people together: Dr. Ben Carson

Former HUD secretary Dr. Ben Carson discusses how VP Kamala Harris would do if she were to slide into a presidential role on ‘Jesse Watters Primetime.’

An Overview of the Supreme Court’s Presidential Immunity Decision

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Trump v. United States Decided July 1, 2024 Question Presented Does a former president enjoy presidential immunity from criminal prosecution for conduct involving official acts during his time in office, and if so, to what extent? Bottom Line Up Front The Supreme Court…

Don’t Stop Having Children Because of ‘Climate Change’

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There is a growing chorus of voices that argue America’s declining birth rate is actually a good thing because the fewer people we have on the planet, the better we can fight climate change.

The American Cornerstone Institute Visits World Outreach Church on Perilous Fight Faith Tour

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MURFREESBORO, TN – Dr. Ben Carson, Founder and Chairman of ACI, was a guest speaker during services at World Outreach Church on June 22nd and 23rd as part of ACI’s Perilous Fight Faith Tour. Read More

ACI Legal Briefs: City of Grants Pass v. Johnson

Supreme Court Watch Argued April 22, 2024 Question Presented Does a city’s local ordinance banning public camping violate the 8th Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment? Statement of Facts and Procedural History Grants Pass is a city in Southern Oregon with about 38,000 people…

ACI Legal Briefs: Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo

Supreme Court Watch Argued January 17, 2024 Question Presented Should the Supreme Court overrule its previous holding in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, which requires deference to agency interpretation in the event of statutory ambiguity? If not, should the Supreme Court clarify that statutory…

Dr. Ben Carson warns ‘the traditional family’ is disappearing

Former Housing Secretary and presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson joins ‘Sunday Night in America’ to discuss if America has become the land of relativism.

Dr. Ben Carson’s Little Patriots Curriculum Available for Students at Jackson Hole Classical Academy

JACKSON, WY – On June 7, 2024, the American Cornerstone Institute (ACI) announced that its Little Patriots Program will now be available as supplemental educational material for students at Jackson Hole Classical Academy (JHCA). Read More

Mexico’s Manchurian Candidate? The Future of Trade Relations with our Neighbors to the South

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Claudia Sheinbaum former Mayor of Mexico City and leftwing environmental activist just made history as the first female elected President of Mexico. She cruised into an easy victory with a winning margin of nearly 60% of the vote. Pundits are declaring this a continuation…

The Hidden Costs of EV Ownership

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As we discussed in a previous paper, the Biden administration is making an unprecedented and anti-freedom regulatory push to force consumers to take up a product they just don’t want—electric vehicles (“EVs”).  Proponents of EVs often claim that slow adoption results from a lack…

Ben Carson to Newsmax: Crazy Rules Affected COVID-19 Treatment Options

Dr. Ben Carson, former HUD secretary and retired neurosurgeon, voiced strong criticism of the public health response to COVID-19.

ACI Legal Briefs: United States v. Rahimi

Supreme Court Watch Argued November 7, 2023 Question Presented Does 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(8), which prohibits the possession of firearms by persons subject to domestic violence restraining orders, facially violate the Second Amendment? Statement of Facts and Procedural History Zackey Rahimi was convicted of possessing…

Ben Carson: It is past time for American academia to reject DEI

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, or DEI, and their cousin, Critical Race Theory (CRT), hold that race is the fundamental defining attribute of the human person, and therefore our studies, interests and priorities should thus center around race as a concept.

The American Cornerstone Institute and Family Research Council Co-Host Event for Perilous Fight Faith Tour

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On May 30, 2024, the American Cornerstone Institute (ACI) and Family Research Council co-hosted an event as part of ACI’s Perilous Fight Faith Tour. Read More

ACI Legal Briefs: Trump v. United States

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Supreme Court Watch Argued April 25, 2024 Question Presented Does a former president enjoy presidential immunity from criminal prosecution for conduct involving his official acts during his time in office, and if so, to what extent? Statement of Facts and Procedural History In August…

‘The Perilous Fight’ is a battle for the future of the family and our nation

Our nation is in disarray — and it’s all because of the breakdown of the American family. Every time we turn on the news, we see more and more evidence for this claim.

The American Cornerstone Institute Launches the Perilous Fight Faith Tour, Kicking It Off at Prestonwood Baptist Church

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The American Cornerstone Institute (ACI) launched the Perilous Fight Faith Tour, a nationwide series of events at faith-based congregations and organizations. Read More

America is in a battle and this is the enemy that’s being ignored

Our recent trip to the Southern border at Eagle Pass, Texas, was shocking. We saw individuals casually strolling across our wide-open border. We saw a humanitarian crisis. We saw the breakdown of law and order. And above it all, we saw an invasion of our…