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I.R.S. to Recognize All Gay Marriages, Regardless of State
Annie Lowrey, New York Times

All legally married same-sex couples will be recognized for federal tax purposes, regardless of whether the state where they live recognizes the marriage, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday.

Court Rules Obama Admin Can’t Force Family Law Firm to Obey HHS Mandate
Thomas More Law Center

For the Willis brothers, being forced by the government to fund, promote and assist others in obtaining services which destroy innocent life is tantamount to being a participant in a gravely immoral practice.

Public Ignorance About Crime Rates
Ilya Somin, Volokh Conspiracy

Why is public opinion on crime rates so inaccurate?

Why Christians Can’t Disengage from the World
Taylor Barkley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

On June 29, 2013 in Starke, Florida, the first monument to atheism to be erected on government property was dedicated. It will sit alongside the Ten Commandments on the Bradford County courthouse grounds.

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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