Episode 68: Discussing Election Night 2018

Terry Schilling with American Principles Project and Caffeinated Thoughts contributor Kelvey Vander Hart join Shane Vander Hart to discuss the 2018 Midterms results.

Trump Administration Looks to Affirm Biological Definition of Sex in Law

The New York Times reports the Trump Administration via the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is looking to affirm the biological definition of sex in federal law.

Pro-Life Leaders Call for End of Taxpayer-Funded Research with Aborted Baby Parts

48 pro-life leaders urged HHS Secretary Alex Azar to end the government’s use of aborted fetal tissue for research and turn to ethical alternatives.

40 Senate Democrats Put LGBTQ Agenda Ahead of Children

Forty Senate Democrats wrote a letter opposing the Childhood Welfare Provider Inclusion Act protecting faith-based adoption and foster care agencies at risk because of state and local SOGI laws.

Is Iowa’s Investment in Pre-K Education Worthwhile?

The Iowa Department of Education released revised standards for the state’s voluntary pre-K program, but skeptics point out studies show no long-term benefits.

Conservatives Applaud Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump’s choice of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court drew praise from conservative groups.

Twitter Blocks “Nominate Amy Barrett” Petition

Twitter has prevented American Principles Project from tweeting their “Nominate Amy Barrett” petition on the social media platform.

Conservative Groups Push for Amy Coney Barrett to Be Supreme Court Nominee

American Family Association, American Principles Project, and Judicial Action Group called on President Trump to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court.

Episode 53: Anna Anderson on Protecting Christian Adoption Agencies

Shane Vander Hart discusses the trouble Christian adoption and foster care agencies face with Anna Anderson from American Principles Project on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.

Pro-Lifers Respond to Supreme Court’s NIFLA v. Becerra Decision

Pro-life leaders celebrated the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in NIFLA v. Becerra protecting crisis pregnancy centers from California’s forced speech law.

Jeff Bell (1943-2018)

Jeff Bell, a conservative visionary, Vietnam Veteran and three-time U.S. Senate candidate, passed away suddenly on Saturday night from an apparent heart attack at the age of 74.

Robbins Advocates for Student Privacy Before U.S. House Education Committee

Jane Robbins, a senior fellow with American Principles Project, was one of four witnesses for the House Committee on Education and the Workforce‘s hearing on “Evidence-Based Policymaking and the Future of Education.”

Episode 06: Jane Robbins Warns Parents About Personalized Learning

Shane Vander Hart, host of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, and Jane Robbins with American Principles Project discuss the new personalized learning fad.

Trump Administration Takes Steps to Protect Religious Liberty

The Trump Administration took steps to protect religious liberty through conscience protection from the HHS contraceptives mandate and new DOJ guidance.

Senate GOP Leadership Blocks Controversial NDAA Transgender Amendment

GOP Senate leadership blocked the Gillibrand-Collins Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) allowing transgender military service.

Special Announcement: A New Chapter for Caffeinated Thoughts Radio

Shane Vander Hart announced that Caffeinated Thoughts Radio went off the air this week, but will be coming back in podcast form very soon.