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Morality Is Indispensable for Liberty
Becky Akers, FEE

The idea that my property belongs to me alone has become as quaint as “Thou shalt not steal.”

The Conservative Churches Resettling Refugees
Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic

Despite pushback from Republicans, who have expressed concerns about admitting those from Syria and Iraq, religious groups continue to work in tandem with agencies to place individuals in their states.

How to Get The American Man Back to Work
Evan Smith, Opportunity Lives

Things are looking great for workers in America — as long as you don’t look too hard.

Farmers Deserve Free Markets, Not Handouts
Stephen Moore, RealClearPolicy

Just when it seems federal spending couldn’t get more preposterous, Congress gives us the “cheese bailout.” In order to support dairy farmers, the feds are buying an estimated 11 million pounds of surplus cheese. The cost to taxpayers? About $20 million.

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).