Ashley Bateman is a policy writer for The Heartland Institute and blogger for Ascension Press. Her work has been featured in The Washington Times, The Daily Caller, The New York Post, The American Thinker and numerous other publications. She previously worked as an adjunct scholar for The Lexington Institute and as editor, writer and photographer for The Warner Weekly, a publication for the American military community in Bamberg, Germany.
Ashley is a board member at a Catholic homeschool cooperative in Virginia. She homeschools her four incredible children along with her brilliant engineer/scientist husband.e who lives in Virginia.
Children across the country are returning to in-person learning, but another round of changing rules equates to anything but a strong start for students.
Richmond, Virginia and its politics seem a world away from Powhatan County’s rural towns. Until recently, when big-city politics were uncovered in Powhatan’s classrooms.
Religious and voting rights in times of a national crisis are going to flood the courts, who are being asked uphold First Amendment and other rights.
Telehealth has lagged behind other tech advances over the past decade, but COVID-19 restrictions are leaving health care providers without any other options.
In the near-term, readily available drugs azithromycin and plaquenil appear to present a limited solution to severe coronavirus cases under careful medical supervision.
MSN News recently reported that U.S. hospitals are discussing ‘do not resuscitate’ orders for coronavirus patients, ‘regardless of the wishes of the patient or their family members.’
Thanks to new COVID-19 restrictions, women are losing access to their spouses, partners, and doulas where they need them most: in labor.
Virginia Democrats mistake their legislative control as a mandate for extreme liberal social re-engineering — and it shows where the rest of the party is headed.
As the next General Assembly is set to open January 8, pro-abortion leaders in the Senate and House are making good on their promise to push a radical agenda in the legislature.
The physical ramifications of abortion are serious and can be life-threatening to the mother, besides of course ending the life of a child—as ‘magical’ as that sounds.
‘The Stone Boys’ is an intense journey depicting alternate paths for traumatized youth and the choices that ultimately lead to redemption or defeat.
Last legislative session, Virginia Democrats favored a radical late-term abortion law, mirroring New York’s Reproductive Health Act, which would allow abortion until birth.
Scenes from Virginia’s recent March for Life, where pro-lifers came to Richmond to protest the radical bills being pushed by the abortion lobby.
The state’s landmark legislation aims to protect religious expression, even as we see a national decrease in religious freedoms in public education.
Across the nation and even across highly ‘military’ populated states, military children face variable academic requirements, systems, and learning styles.
If approved in the United States, Natural Cycles would provide Americans a drug-free alternative in a market saturated with hormonal and abortive birth control.
Her opponents fight the person, but Betsy DeVos’s platform is sound education reform.
More than 7 in 10 millennial parents support the ability of parents to control their child’s education spending. But they keep voting for politicians who refuse to give parents that power.
Trunk or Treat has quietly overtaken the American suburban neighborhood. Is it for better, or for worse? Depends on your preferences.
The U.S. Department of Justice has resurrected a 1965 case to impose its will on a Mississippi school district, ignoring local efforts to integrate through school choice.
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