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Has America Lost its Conservative Moorings?

07-12-2015
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The recent Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage have some wondering if America has lost its conservative moorings and if we can ever get them back.  

Recently an Oregon labor commissioner ordered a gag order on the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa and demanded they pay $135,000 in emotional damages to a lesbian couple for whom they refused to make a wedding cake.

Garland Tucker is author of the new book Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, From Jefferson to Reagan.

The book tells the story of 14 champions of conservative thought, leading readings from the founding of America to the modern era. Tucker traces the development of conservatism's basic tenets and shows how leaders put principle into action.

Tucker recently spoke with CBN's Heather Sells about conservative ideas in the history of America and the role they can play in our future.

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