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August 6th, 2020
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At what point do our public health interventions themselves cause a public health crisis?  Might our efforts to keep the public equally safe be reinforcing unsafe levels of inequality?  We obviously need to protect those most at risk from the current pandemic, but we should also consider the costs, especially if disproportionate burdens are being placed upon those without a...
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June 22nd, 2020
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By: Rick Santorum – nationalreview.com – June 21, 2020 This Father’s Day is one like no other. Due to the coronavirus shutdowns, thousands of dads in nursing homes will not be visited by their children. Many kids and their moms will not be taking Dad to his favorite restaurant. Grown sons and daughters living in “hot” areas are not traveling so Dad...
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June 5th, 2020
By: Staff – firstliberty.org – June 3, 2020 Plaintiff in Supreme Court’s Religious Liberty Altering Smith Decision Asks Justices to Protect Faith-Based Adoption AgenciesFirst Liberty Institute files friend-of-the-court brief in key religious liberty case at the Supreme Court of the United States Washington, DC—First Liberty Institute filed a friend-of-the-court brief in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, in which the U.S....
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May 27th, 2020
By: Christopher Roach – amgreatness.com – May 25, 2020 Perhaps the most unserious response to the coronavirus pandemic has been the facile assertion that lockdowns, the destruction of the economy, and the suppression of our historic freedoms are all justified if they “save just one life.” As Joe Biden put it on Twitter, “I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: No...
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May 21st, 2020
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – May 19, 2020 Two key statements stand out in a recent Wall Street Journal news story about New York’s decision to send patients with Covid-19 to their nursing homes. One is a quote from Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim, who represents Queens: “The state has failed to protect the lives of the most vulnerable members of our...
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April 28th, 2020
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By: G.K. Chesterton – laphamsquarterly.org – 1910 Of all the modern notions generated by mere wealth, the worst is this: the notion that domesticity is dull and tame. Inside the home (they say) is dead decorum and routine; outside is adventure and variety. This is indeed a rich man’s opinion. The rich man knows that his own house moves on vast...
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April 24th, 2020
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By: Laura Hollis – townhall.com – April 23, 2020 Harvard Magazine published a truly awful article this past week in which Elizabeth Bartholet, a Harvard Law School professor and the director of its Child Advocacy Program, comes out strongly against homeschooling. Bartholet’s interview is a smorgasbord of selective outrage and red herrings. She points to isolated instances of neglect by homeschooling parents...
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March 10th, 2020
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By: John Stonestreet – breakpoint.org – December 12, 2019 Between 2014 and 2017, the divorce rate in Jacksonville, Florida, and surrounding Duval County fell 24 percent. Of course, divorce rates are falling nationally already, possibly because fewer people are bothering to get married. Still, 24 percent is a huge number, especially compared to a 6 percent decline nationally and a 10 percent...
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February 28th, 2020
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By: Kassie Dulin – dailysignal.com – February 25, 2020 In recent years, local and state governments have forced numerous faith-based adoption and foster care agencies out of business because of their religious beliefs about marriage. While some of those agencies closed with little protest, Catholic Social Services chose to fight back in the courts. Catholic Social Services filed a lawsuit alleging that...
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February 13th, 2020
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By: Stephen Hays – stigma-podcast-mental-health – February 10, 2020 Michael Perron is one of my sponsors in recovery. He is also a minister who created and runs the Life Recovery Program at Prestonwood Baptist Church. This program has been very influential in my recovery and was instrumental in saving my life from addiction and mental illness. Michael himself struggled for over...
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