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Margaret Thatcher, the Methodist
Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism

Margaret Thatcher was forever the thrifty Methodist grocer’s daughter of Grantham.

The Sound of Tyranny for German Home School Family
Robert Knight, Townhall

A courageous German Christian couple refused to hand over their children to the government schools and fled to America three years ago. Now, the Obama Administration is trying to send them back.

Okla. Legislature Passes Bill Forbidding Courts From Using Foreign, Religious Law
Michael Gryboski, Christian Post

House Bill 1060, considered by some to be an “anti-Sharia” bill, passed the Oklahoma Senate Monday in a vote of 40 yeas to 3 nays.

The Secularist’s New Clothes
Wesley Gant, Values & Capitalism

The idea of toleration is noble on its face, but problems emerge when society attempts to establish a legal code, as laws are themselves judgments about good and bad.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).