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Why Americans Feel Less Free Today Than 10 Years Ago
Anthony B. Kim, The Daily Signal

Between 2006 and 2016, the United States fell from 11th to 71st in Gallup rankings when it came to being satisfied with the freedom to make one’s own life choices.

New Research Reverses Negative Findings About Biggest School Voucher Programs
Collin Roth and Will Flanders, The Federalist

New evidence released in this month on voucher programs in Louisiana and Indiana is establishing a pattern that should restore faith in advocates in the academic benefits of choice.

Colorado to Criminalize Screen Time for Kids
Greg Pulscher, FEE

Initiative 29 capitalizes on feel good impressions, disregarding thousands of years of personal advancements.

Kurtz: Religious freedom not about privilege, but freedom to serve
John L. Allen Jr. and Ines San Martin, Crux

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, a former president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, discusses the impetus behind the convocation happening now in Orlando as well as the recent Supreme Court decision concerning religious freedom.

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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).