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What Pope Francis Told Obama About Religious Liberty
Leah Jessen, The Daily Signal

In his speech, the pope made clear that religious liberty is an important freedom in the United States.

Los Angeles to declare ‘state of emergency’ on homelessness
Catherine Garcia, The Week

The city of Los Angeles plans to declare a “state of emergency” on homelessness and will dedicate $100 million to use toward housing and other services for the homeless.

Religious Liberty, the Founders, and Us
Rob Schwarzwalder, Christian Headlines

Religious liberty is more than the right to sanctify in one’s mind the beliefs he holds dear. It involves the right to live in accordance with these beliefs, not only in the privacy of his home or the confines of his house of worship.

The Myth That Links Poor Families to Fast Food
Adam Chandler, The Atlantic

A new CDC study further debunks the misconception that low-income Americans are the biggest consumers of quick-chain fare.

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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