News Articles and Op-Eds

Harvard Kennedy School of Government, May 25, 2018, “Negotiating a Coalition of the Willing: Curt Bramble and the Utah Immigration Fight,” HKS Case 2127.0 (Winig/John F. Kennedy School of Government)

The Washington Post, Friday, March 11, 2011, “Immigration reform, the ‘Utah Way’” (Hockstader)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, March 1, 2009, “Mero’s No Common Ground Initiative” (Walsh)

The Herald, Tuesday, August 2, 1983, “BYU newspaper will focus on conservative challenges” (Caras/Ross)

Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, October 17, 2017, “Bannon should have no friends in Utah” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Friday, October 12, 2018, “Odd way of arguing with people of faith” (Mero)

Deseret News, Sunday, November 19, 2017, “Utah is poised to be a shining example of lifting children out of poverty” (Mero/Allsop)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, April 1, 2018, “Mitt Romney has a Dreamer problem” (Mero)

Deseret News, Monday, August 7, 2017, “In defense of moderation in politics” (Mero)

Deseret News, Saturday, September 9, 2017, “The conservative alignment problem” (Mero)

Deseret News, Thursday, May 5, 2011, “Taking the Compact to Washington” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, December 5, 2010, “Immigrant accountability bill is realistic” (Mero/Robles)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, May 20, 2007,” South Carolina has something to teach us about vouchers” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, July 15, 2007, “Vouchers just one more way of subsidizing education” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, September 14, 2005, “The Public Forum” (Letters to the Editor, six of eight anti-Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, April 17, 2005, “Whether it’s Las Vegas or Cedar Hills, visitors know what to expect” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, September 18, 2005, “People who disagree ought to rise above acrimony” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, September 11, 2005, “Government dependency is worse than any natural disaster” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, October 24, 2004, “Amendment 3, the state of marriage” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, July 4, 2004, “People of integrity can be trusted to overcome personal bias” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, June 6, 2004, “Big families add up to big plus for Utah” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, March 7, 2004, “Gay marriage threatens the fundamental unit of society – the family” (Mero)

Deseret News, Friday, February 22, 2013, “The House has dating all wrong” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, June 12, 2016, “Utahns can lead nation out of the Trump-Clinton morass” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Friday, July 22, 2016, “Trump has chased me from the GOP, and you should leave, too” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, July 9, 2017, “The problem is Utah’s radical Republicans” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, December 2, 2014, “Obama and Utah on the same page” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, January 1, 2017, “Hatch should focus on next two years, not re-election” (Mero)

Deseret News, Wednesday, August 10, 2016, “A better way to help those in poverty” (Mero)

Deseret News, Sunday, December 14, 2014, “Healthy Utah: Reasonable solution to Obamacare” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, February 7, 2015, “Sexual politics in Utah just got real” (Mero)

Deseret News, Sunday, March 1, 2015, “Choice plays a big part in debate of Utah’s marijuana legalization” (Mero)

City Weekly, September 11, 2003. “Think Tank Attack: Why the Sutherland Institute wants to abolish public education” (Owen)

City Weekly, June 18, 2009, “The Conservative Agenda: God-fearing, tech-savvy, Republicans shake up the old guard and energize the base” (Biele)

City Weekly, March 18, 2010, “Conservative Wrap-Up: The Sutherland Institute knows their work is not over until the Liberals cry” (Biele)

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, September 17, 2007, “Essay implies Mormons should back vouchers” (Warchol)

Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, “Utah Compact blazes a trail” (Montero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, March 2, 2011, “The best chance for real immigration reform in Utah” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, December 1, 2010, “Immigration bill ‘a better solution’” (Montero)

Deseret News, Wednesday, December 1, 2010, “Illegal workers may need a permit” (Romboy)

Deseret News, Thursday, December 2, 2010, “Reactions mixed on immigrant reform plan” (Romboy)

Deseret News, Tuesday, December 7, 2010, “N.Y. Times praises Utah Compact” (reprint of New York Times, December 4, 2010, editorial)

The Wall Street Journal, Thursday, October 27, 2005, “In Utah, the Flat Tax doesn’t have a prayer,” (Mero)

Deseret Morning News, Saturday, May 12, 2007, “Family values get big push” (Fidel)

Deseret Morning News, Saturday, May 12, 2007, “Utahns make impact at Poland conference” (Fidel)

Deseret Morning News, Sunday, May 13, 2007, “Warsaw forum promotes ‘natural family’” (Fidel)

City Weekly, December 1, 2005, “The Family Guy: Paul Mero’s Sutherland Institute gets all its ducks in a row for the upcoming legislative session” (McDonough)

Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, November 23, 2005, “Institute urges cities to map out family roles” (Buttars)

Deseret Morning News, Tuesday, January 20, 2004, “Utah think tank remaking itself” (Romboy)

Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, December 2, 2003, “A ‘family friendly’ agenda” (Adams)

Deseret Morning News, Wednesday, November 23, 2005, “North S.L. shrugs at family resolution” (Warburton/Bulkeley)

Deseret News, Monday, July 19, 2010, “Faces of the [immigration] debate: The Thinker/Paul Mero” (Gates)

Salt Lake Tribune, December 10, 2017, “Time for a Utah Compact to fight poverty” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, April 29, 2018, “Five steps to build a transcendent political in Utah” (Mero)

Utah Spirit magazine, September 2006, “Sutherland Institute: Not winning friends but influencing people” (Koecher)

The Washington Post, Thursday, January 25, 1990, “Out of the Cloakroom: The Anti-Gay Crusade” (McCombs)

Los Angeles Times/Washington Edition, Tuesday, November 24, 1992, “On Capitol Hill, Scramble is on for Best Offices” (Stewart)

The Orange County Register, Saturday, October 10, 1992, “Aide: Legislative blockade ‘fitting end’ to career of combative Dannemeyer” (Schwinn)

The Daily Herald, Monday, November 2, 1992, “It’s déjà vu politics in Utah with California appeal” (Christian)

Union Leader (New Hampshire), Wednesday, October 30, 1991, “Rep. Zeliff Defends Vote Backing Sex Study of Teens” (Distaso)

The Washington Post, Saturday, January 13, 1990, “Sullivan Cold-Shoulders Suicide Report; Section Urging Acceptance of Gays Draws Heat from Conservatives” (Okie)

The Washington Post, Sunday, August 5, 1990, “Backhanded Applause for Frank” (Schwartz/Taylor)

Human Events: The National Conservative Weekly, Friday, February 25, 1994, “Conservatives Gear Up for Mid-term Elections at CPAC ‘94” (Human Events staff) [Note from the press coverage:CPAC audiences have been treated to panels on precisely this topic [i.e., the culture war] for years, and 1994 saw perhaps the most successful one in years…Mero delivered a brief overview of where conservatives, and indeed, Americans as a whole, now stand, and most observers later agreed that it was one of the most brilliant and substantial short analyses they had ever heard on the topic.”]

Playboy magazine/The Playboy Forum, circa early 1990s, “Profiles in Homophobia: Sex, lies, and hatemongering from America’s most dangerous self-appointed hit men” [i.e., William Dannemeyer, Patrick Buchanan, and Jesse Helms] (Rae)

Bay Area Reporter, Thursday, August 9, 1990, “Dannemeyer Aide Praises Frank; Gay Task Force Not Amused” (O’Neill)

The Washington Blade: The Gay Weekly of the Nation’s Capital, Friday, December 8, 1989, “Is Dannemeyer the new Anita?” (Keen)

Newsweek magazine, Monday, February 5, 1990, “Perspectives: Overheard,” attribution.

Deseret News, Friday, December 5, 2014, “Herbert unveils his version of Medicaid expansion” (Leonard)

Ogden Standard-Examiner, Monday, November 5, 2001. “Stop pornography’s profits” (Mero)

Unknown Placement, “Utah deserves two-party system,” November 19, 2002.

Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, September 11, 2005, “Government dependency is worse than any natural disaster” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, November 28, 2001, “Unlikely Allies Join Forum Seeking Solutions to Poverty,” (Broughton)

Ogden Standard-Examiner, Wednesday, March 13, 2002, “A single stone could fell the UEA, the Goliath of Utah politics” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, May 14, 2005, “Health care crisis is the paramount moral failure of our time,” op-ed critical of charity care (Axford/Bonham)

Salt Lake City Weekly, June 30, 2005, “Punish the Needy: Some think stable married couples with children should get the tax breaks” (Biele)

Deseret News, Wednesday, December 22, 2004, “Think tank to speak out” (Loftin)

Daily Herald, Friday, December 24, 2004, “Kindergarten Call-in,” (Editors)

Salt Lake Tribune, Thursday, December 16, 2004, “Educators lash at pitch against kindergarten,” (Lynn)

Deseret News, Monday, August 18, 2003, “ACLU has rights, too” (Mero)

Salt Lake City Weekly, February 20, 2003, “Salty Communion” (McCammon)

Salt Lake City Weekly, March 7, 2002, “Subpoena This!: The legal battle over the Voluntary Contributions Act gets a little personal” (Fulton)

Deseret News, Friday, February 21, 2003, “Keep the child tax credit” (Mero)

St. George Spectrum, Monday, November 18, 2002, “’Civil’ conference on environment turns out to be anything but civil” (Associated Press)

Deseret News, Tuesday P.M./Wednesday A.M., July 24-25, 2001, “Evensen out of touch” (Mero)

Salt Lake Tribune, Thursday, June 12, 2002, “Auction Gets a Leg Up for a Good Cause” (Santini)

Orem Daily Journal, Thursday, June 13, 2002, “Sutherland Institute ‘Neighbors in Need’ program to raise funds for 8 charities” (Editors)

Orem Daily Journal, Tuesday, May 15, 2001, “State-imposed ‘living wage’ is neither a living nor a wage” (Mero)

Deseret News, Sunday, May 6, 2001, “Governments shouldn’t try to set a ‘living wage’” (Mero)

Carnegie Reporter, The Back Page, Winter 2012, “What is Conservative About Comprehensive Immigration Reform?” Carnegie Corporation of New York, Winter 2012 (Mero)

BYU Law Review, Volume 2008/Issue 2, “Removing Classrooms from the Battlefield: Liberty, Paternalism, and the Redemptive Promise of Educational Choice” (Mero/Witte)

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