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Ginsburg’s “Neutrality” over Religious Liberty
John M. Grondelski, Crisis Magazine

Both the majority and minority in the Peace Cross decision, I would claim, suffered from the same handicap: they are operating under a false reading of the First Amendment. That misreading implies that the First Amendment contains two religion clauses, not one.

Tugging at the Reins of the Administrative State
James R. Copland, City Journal

A Supreme Court decision suggests an interest in returning sole lawmaking powers to Congress—where they belong.

4 New Reasons to Fear a Universal Basic Income
Antony Sammeroff, Mises Wire

These are my arguments appealing specifically to libertarians rather than economic progressives.

C.S. Lewis on Greed, Selfishness, and Self-Interest
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Selfishness is an equal opportunity employer.

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).