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Can A Text Message Save a Human Trafficking Victim?

The Polaris Project is one of the most highly-respected human trafficking organizations in the nation. Based in Washington, D.C., the Polaris Project (named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the 1800s) is home to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Continue Reading...

Ending Slavery Made America Richer

There is a near universal agreement that America’s experience with chattel slavery, where people are treated as the chattel or personal property of an owner and are bought and sold as if they were commodities, was one of our country’s gravest moral horrors. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.15.14

World May Be in Beginnings of World War III, Pope Suggests Aleteia Praying for war dead at Italian WWI Memorial, Francis condemns apathy toward ongoing conflict. Eden Cast Out: Progressives Take Aim At A Traditional Organic Food Company Fr. Continue Reading...

Is Religious Freedom Good for Economic Growth?

In the United States, we’ve only begun to see how impediments to religious liberty can harm and hinder certain businesses and entrepreneurial efforts. Elsewhere, however, particularly in the developing world, religious restrictions and hostilities have long been a barrier to economic growth. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.12.14

Churches Offer Sanctuary to Immigrants in Danger of Deportation Miriam Jordan, Wall Street Journal Campaign follows Obama decision to delay action that might have staved off removal. Evidence Grows of Russian Orthodox Clergy’s Aiding Ukraine Rebels Andrew Higgins, New York Times The Russian Orthodox Church, like the Kremlin, has strenuously denied any role in stirring up or aiding separatist turmoil in Ukraine. Continue Reading...

Right-to-Work Legislation Showing Solid Gains

It may not be the silver bullet for every financial challenge facing states at the present, but those states adopting right-to-work (RTW) legislation are becoming more competitive. In your writer’s native Michigan, for example, RTW was signed by Gov. Continue Reading...

How Common Core Will Increase Poverty

In his Epidemics, Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, wrote that the physician has two special objects in view: to do good or to do no harm. That same principle should be the special object of every educator. Continue Reading...