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Is a Christian pastor facing trumped-up charges in Sudan?
Catholic News Agency, Crux

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which advises the U.S. government, has said in a recent report that Sudan’s government “continues to engage in systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of freedom of religion or belief.”

Kentucky’s Right-to-Work Earthquake Reverberates Across State Lines
Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal

Kentucky’s Gov. Matt Bevin, a Republican, has now officially signed right-to-work legislation–along with other jobs legislation–into law.

How Should Christians Really Feel about Income?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

We are created in the image of God. That implies uniqueness.

When should the federal government own land?
Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution

Overall, I don’t see why the federal government needs to own about 28% of the country.

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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