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Religious freedom lures many to U.S. from Asia
Joel Kotkin, Orange County Register

Immigrants, particularly from Asia, increasingly are coming to the U.S. less out of economic distress and more as a result of what may be called ‘lifestyle’ migration.

Louisiana Supreme Court rules school voucher funding unconstitutional
Valerie Strauss, Washington Post

The Supreme Court of Louisiana ruled 6 to 1 on Tuesday that the way the state funds its school voucher program is unconstitutional and that public money now being used to pay private and religious school tuition should instead be going to public schools.

The mass exodus of Christians from the Muslim world
Raymond Ibrahim, Fox News

A mass exodus of Christians is currently underway. Millions of Christians are being displaced from one end of the Islamic world to the other.

Foreign aid more about helping friends at home
Jared Pincin and Brian Brenberg, USA Today

The goal of foreign aid should be to assist the needy, not to protect special interests or serve the re-election goals of politicians

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).

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