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Secrets of the Serial Set: Operation Iraqi Freedom

In this Secrets of the Serial Set edition, we will examine Operation Iraqi Freedom, which was the military response that derived from 9/11 and also from decades of tension between the United States and Saddam Hussein’s regime.

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LibGuides: A Librarian’s Best Friend

We know how valuable LibGuides are for librarians and researchers alike, which is why we have created them for almost all of our databases. Keep reading to learn more about how you can take full advantage of HeinOnline’s wealth of LibGuides!

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Mayhem at Mar-a-Lago

Between the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, and now the finding of classified documents at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, it seems that Trump cannot escape from scandal. So what has been happening at Mar-a-Lago in the past few months?

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Inflation Reduction Act: The FYI on the IRA

On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, originally called Build Back Better, into law. Let’s take a look at what this bill includes, using resources from HeinOnline.

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Classified or Declassified? What Does the Law Say

Trump is claiming he had a “standing order” to declassify documents. What does the law say about the protection of classified information? A Congressional Research Service report, just issued on August 12, 2022, includes all the details.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Wounded Knee Massacre

It’s no secret that American history is full of heinous acts committed by white settlers against the indigenous peoples of North America. One such example is the Wounded Knee Massacre, the gunning down of more than 150 indigenous peoples of the Lakota tribe, including women and children.

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The Power of the Filibuster

The filibuster has the power to make or break any bill that passes through the Senate doors. So what is a filibuster, where did it come from, and why do we still use it today? Let’s dive into HeinOnline to learn more!

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Lavender Scare

In honor of Pride Month, as well as the release of our new LGBTQ+ Rights database, this month’s Secrets of the Serial Set post will dive into the Lavender Scare of the 1950s, when the government sought to purge gay civil servants from government.

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Mass Shootings in the United States

It’s no secret that America has a mass shooting problem. In May 2022, there were 31 shootings that resulted in at least one death. Why does America have more mass shootings than other country? Let’s use HeinOnline to dive into this important issue.

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50 Years of Precedent: Will Roe v. Wade Be Overturned?

On Monday, in an unprecedented leak from the U.S. Supreme Court, Politico released a draft of Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion that would rescind Roe v. Wade, ending 50 years of abortion protection at the federal level. What does this mean?