Energy - NEW!

 

The topic of energy is incredibly wide-ranging and intricate, but Just Facts has condensed mountains of data on oil, solar, natural gas, biofuels, coal, wind, and other energy sources to help you develop practical knowledge about them. This research will empower you to discover the pros and cons of different forms of energy, understand the effects of energy policies on everyday people, and unmask the myths that pervade these issues.

 

For details, go to Energy Facts.

 

 Sex Trafficking

 

This research may shock, sadden, or infuriate you, but most importantly, it will equip you with information you can use to inform yourself and others about the crime of sex trafficking. Knowledge is power, and whether you are a private citizen or law enforcement professional, this knowledge may help you save someone from cruel and unrelenting abuse.

 

For details, go to Sex Trafficking Facts.

 

 Taxes

 

The U.S. tax system is so complicated that federal tax regulations now stretch for nearly 14,000 pages. But even if you studied every word of these, you still wouldn't learn the most important aspects of taxes that affect you as a citizen. For that, you'll need Just Facts' cutting-edge research on tax policy. Whether you want to understand how much federal, state and local governments collect in taxes, who pays these taxes, or the economic effects of these taxes, you'll find clear, reliable, and rigorously documented answers here.

 

For comprehensive details, go to Tax Facts. For basic facts, go to Tax Basics.

 

 Pollution

 

How much pollution exists in our air, water, and land—and just how hazardous is it? Answers to these questions often vary across a wide range of extremes: some say there is no cause for concern, while others say we are in or on the verge of an environmental catastrophe. That is why Just Facts has conducted research to help you sort through the hyperbole that permeates this issue.

 

For comprehensive details, go to Pollution Facts. For basic facts, go to Pollution Basics.

 

 Healthcare

 

Healthcare is a deeply personal matter, but it increasingly has become the public's business by way of numerous laws and regulations. Furthermore, these laws and regulations have transformed healthcare into an extremely complex and divisive issue. Thus, if you want to truly understand this vital subject, you will need a firm foundation of facts, which is exactly what this research provides.

 

For comprehensive details, go to Healthcare Facts. For basic facts, go to Healthcare Basics.

 

 Global Warming

 

Although the issue of climate change has become a contentious minefield of claims and counterclaims, Just Facts has diligently researched and sorted through this muddle to bring you the concrete facts of the matter. Find reliable information that transcends the half-truths that dominate this highly contested topic.

 

For comprehensive details, go to Global Warming Facts. For basic facts, go to Global Warming Basics.

 

 National Debt

 

Slice through the partisan rhetoric that clouds the heated debate about the national debt. Just Facts has completed research that illuminates this issue with clear, precise, and encompassing facts. Documented with primary sources such as the U.S. Treasury Department and Financial Accounting Standards Board, this research provides voters, lawmakers, and policy analysts with data that is critical to genuinely understanding this important matter.

 

For comprehensive details, go to National Debt Facts. For basic facts, go to National Debt Basics. For a short video, click here.

 

 Social Security

 

Learn how Social Security operates, the state of its fiscal health, the history of its tax increases, and much more through Just Facts' latest research on this topic. As always, our hard-hitting data is accompanied by the comprehensive documentation that separates Just Facts from typical news coverage.

 

For comprehensive details, go to Social Security. For basic facts, go to Social Security Basics.

 

 Gun Control

 

Does increased government control of firearms lead to a more civilized, less violent society; or does it leave law abiding citizens at the mercy of violent criminals? Is the Second Amendment applicable to individual citizens or only to the National Guard? Do we need stricter gun control laws? Are the existing laws being enforced? Examine this large collection of substantive facts and figures that speak to these important questions.

 
For details, go to Gun Control Facts.

 

 Abortion

 

Abortion—the mere mention of this word stirs passions and brings to mind political controversy. There is a great deal of rhetoric surrounding this issue, but what are the concrete facts? What do the scientific disciplines tell us? Where exactly do prominent politicians and organizations stand on this matter? More importantly, what are their records? Just Facts is your source for meticulously documented facts to help answer these questions and many more.

 
For comprehensive details, go to
Abortion Facts. For basic facts, go to Abortion Basics.

 

 Social Spending    

 

In 2012, the federal government spent 60% of its finances on housing and community services, welfare and social services, recreation and culture, health, education, retirement benefits, disability benefits and unemployment benefits. This amounts to an average of $18,623 for every household in the U.S. Yet, the father of the Constitution and the primary author of the Declaration of Independence considered such expenditures to be outside the bounds of federal power. Explore striking and meticulously documented facts that bring to light what has occurred between then and now.

 

For comprehensive details, go to Social Spending. For basic facts, go to Social Spending Basics.

 

 Racial Issues

 

On this emotionally charged subject where so many people have based their opinions on notions and prejudices, we have sorted through and challenged thousands of reported facts to separate fiction from reality. The result is a list of more than 200 facts that shed broad light on an issue that is beset by narrow-mindedness.

 
For comprehensive details, go to Racial Issues. For basic facts, go to Racial Issues Basics.

 

 Constitution of the United States

 

Read the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and all other amendments along with basic facts about the scope and purpose of the Constitution. These primary source documents are formatted for easy navigation and contain links to Just Facts' research on matters of Constitutional import.

 

For details, go to Constitution of the United States.

 ClimateGate Scientists Buried Study that Failed to Show Desired Result

 

In a previously overlooked email exchange buried among the thousands of ClimateGate files, leading climate scientists were tasked to produce a diagram that showed an "obvious" picture of "unprecedented warming." However, the results did not show that, and the scientists buried the study.


ClimateGate Scientists Buried Study

 

 Talking Down the Economy

 

The economy is dominating the news, but recent history reveals how the news plays a massive role in dominating the economy. Public perception, shaped by the media, is a major economic force, but one that can be twisted by the political biases of journalists. Research by Just Facts shows exactly how this takes place. Read the thoroughly documented details at

 
Talking Down the Economy

 

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