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PowerLinks 03.27.17

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Neil Gorsuch, the Supreme Court, and Religious Freedom
Richard W. Garnett, Religion & Politics

What would the confirmation of Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States mean for the First Amendment and for religious-freedom-under-law? This is, to put it mildly, an interesting time when it comes to these matters.

Empowering Child Support Enforcement to Reduce Poverty
Robert Doar, American Enterprise Institute

Of all the programs that help low-income Americans, Child Support Enforcement (CSE) stands apart from the others.

27 Million People are Enslaved in the World Today: What One Organization is Doing About It
Amelia Hamilton, Opportunity Lives

When young women are rescued from human trafficking it can seem as though the problem has been solved. But being brought to physical safety is only the first step.

To Win Back What We’ve Lost: How Defenders of Religious Freedom Are Fighting to Reclaim International Law
Benjamin Bull, Public Discourse

Despite conceding crucial legal and political ground for decades to organizations such as Planned Parenthood, opportunities abound for defenders of religious freedom to gain that ground back.

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).