Tag:family

  • Author discusses strong response to books about Italian-American history

    Paul Paolicelli, author of the nonfiction books Dances With Luigi and Under the Southern Sun, discusses the strong response to his books, which relate stories that link Italians and Americans of Italian descent. Paolicelli delivered these remarks during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society October 12, 2009.

  • State of Our Constitution Series examines education in North Carolina

    The John Locke Foundation’s N.C. History Project and the N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law co-host a State of Our Constitution Series forum on education. Attorney Bill Graham moderates an Oct. 8, 2009, discussion at Catawba College in Salisbury. The expert panelists are Wake Forest University political scientist John Dinan, JLF…

  • More than 400 North Carolinians join national AFP rally at the U.S. Capitol

    North Carolinians add their voices to those of nearly 2,000 people who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol October 2, 2009. The Americans for Prosperity rally highlighted concerns about federal health-care reform proposals in Congress. Speakers included AFP leaders, patients, and two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including N.C.

  • AFPNC takes ‘Hands Off My Health Care’ message to Washington

    Nearly 2,000 members of Americans for Prosperity, including more than 400 from North Carolina, rallied outside the U.S. Capitol October 2, 2009. They were sending a message to Congress: “Hands Off My Health Care.” Speakers in this full-length video of the 35-minute rally include AFP national and state leaders, patients…

  • JLF analysts offer health-care reform ideas

    John Locke Foundation Vice President Becki Gray and Fiscal and Health Care Policy Analyst Joseph Coletti discuss health-care reform with Bob Buckley for a WGHP report September 21, 2009.

  • Embrace Uganda founder discusses interest in helping African families

    Paige Holland Hamp of Embrace Uganda discusses growing support for the two-year-old organization. Hamp delivered these remarks during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society September 14, 2009. To watch full-length presentations of John Locke Foundation events, click here.

  • N.C. conservatives gather in Raleigh for annual Civitas conference

    More than 200 people gathered for the Civitas Institute’s fourth annual N.C. Conservative Leadership Conference September 11-12, 2009, in Raleigh. This video clip includes highlights from featured speakers: Carrie Prejean, the former Miss California USA who made headlines by expressing her support for a traditional definition of marriage; Grover Norquist…