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20 Quotes from Baptists on Religious Liberty
Joe Carter, ERLC

“Freedom of conscience, unlimited freedom of mind,” said the American historian George Bancroft, “was from the first the trophy of the Baptists.” Since the 1600s Baptists have been the forefront of defending religious freedom, not only for themselves and other Christians, but for Jews, Muslims, and other religions groups.

Poverty Hits Boys Hardest
The American Interest

The results of the study remind us that some of our 20th century styles of thinking about gender and privilege are in need of an update.

Restaurant CEO reveals unexpected effect of minimum wage hikes
Jazz Shaw, Hot Air

The CEO of national food chain Dave & Busters has weighed in on the current trend of massive increases to the minimum wage following the latest such hike in the District of Columbia.

How one college built an innovative degree program… in innovation
Julie Kliegman, The Week

Connor McCormick began his freshman year of college with a specific goal for himself: Start a business by the end of first semester.

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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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