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Thank Christianity, Not Secularism, for Religious Liberty
Casey Chalk, The American Conservative

The First Amendment’s origins can be found in the early Church, not the Enlightenment.

Socialism Will Always Destroy Democracy
Jack H. Burke, The American Conservative

Contra Bernie Sanders, the two ideas cannot co-exist and never will.

7 Persistent Myths About Homeschoolers Debunked
Jeff Minick, FEE

Time to put these misconceptions to rest once and for all.

Death, Taxes, and Government Waste
Craig Eyermann, The Beacon

Writing in Forbes, OpenTheBooks’ Andrew Andrzewjewski has added up all the taxpayer dollars the U.S. government has improperly paid out as benefits to dead Americans last year and found the number is not small.

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).