A Line Crossed in the Middle East
Mark Movsesian, First Things
What the end of Christianity in Mosul means for Christians everywhere.
Hobby Lobby and Employment Discrimination
USCCB, Crisis Magazine
To dismiss concerns about religious freedom in a misguided attempt to address unjust discrimination in the workplace is not to advance justice and tolerance. Instead, it stands as an affront to basic human rights and the importance of religion in society.
The Nation’s $100 Billion Regulations Tab
Sam Batkins, The Federalist
President Obama’s pen-and-phone regulations are costing ordinary Americans hundreds of dollars every year, largely through extra costs to businesses.
Less US economic growth means fewer American babies — and then even less economic growth
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas
Interesting piece by WaPo reporter Todd Frankel on US fertility rates and the bad economy. Here is the hed: “They want a baby. The economy won’t play along: America’s birth rates are still near a historic low. One couple’s lesson in the new economics of having a child.”