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Judge Kavanaugh and the left’s anti-Catholicism
James S. Robbins, IndyStar

We’ve seen anti-Catholic bigotry hurled at Supreme Court justices before from groups like the KKK. Now it’s coming from the modern left.

Trump’s SCOTUS choices are religious liberty advocates. Here’s what that means.
Tara Isabella Burton, Vox

All four of Trump’s top picks have frequently defended the rights of religious institutions.

How Socialized Medicine Creates Dependence
David Henderson, EconLIb

The bad news is that socialized medicine creates dependence. The good news is that you can choose otherwise.

Capitalism and Human Nature
Cristopher Poveda, Values & Capitalism

My enthusiasm for the capitalist system springs from the fact that if it is enhanced in a society where there are political and economic freedoms, where humans are allowed and encouraged to pursue their own self-fulfillment and happiness.

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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).