“[Insert group or occupation here] are the backbone of the American economy.”
When some politicians give speeches, the group or occupation that earns the title of “backbone of the American economy” often changes depending on the audience.
While various occupations and small business owners are certainly essential to the American way of life and a thriving economy, the true “backbone of the American economy” lies not in a particular profession or way of doing business but in the longest-standing social construct in human history: the family.
The family unit, in fact, is the foundation upon which other institutions and expressions of human freedom are built. It is therefore a just goal of the government to protect and prioritize strong families. A government that appropriately values families should:
On this edition of the 1819 Podcast, API’s Scott Stantis and Parker Snider sit down with Bishop Jim Lowe, an API Distinguished Fellow and Senior Pastor
On this edition of the 1819 Podcast, host Scott Stantis is joined by Matt Clark, Executive Director of the Alabama Center for Law & Liberty