Blog author: jcarter
by on Friday, October 12, 2012

School Choice Marches Forward
Jonathan Butcher, EcucationNext

2011 a year of new laws and new lawsuits

Bartholomew I: Witnessing Together To The Message Of Salvation
Vatican Information Service

During the course of this morning’s ceremony in St. Peter’s Square for the opening of the Year of Faith, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I pronounced an address, extracts of which are given below.

Baptist Colleges Sue Obama Admin Over HHS-Abortion Mandate
Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com

Further proving that opposition to the Obama administration’s HHS mandate is not limited to Catholic groups, two Baptist-affiliated colleges filed their own lawsuit today against the HHS mandate that promotes abortion.

Communist China Manages Christian Charity
Jillian Kay Melchior, Doublethink Online

Beijing may be reluctantly warming up to Christianity, if its recent overtures toward religious charities are any indication.


  • Roger McKinney

    “Contemporary legal theorists and political economists commonly assume that markets can (and even should) provide morally neutral zones for the exchange of goods among free persons, constrained by nothing other than the laws of contract and the imperatives of self-interest.”
    I have never encountered anyone who promoted such a thing, but I’m open for schooling. All free marketeers since Adam Smith have insisted on the rule of law to protect people from fraud, theft and violence. That doesn’t sound morally neutral to me.