Report: Attacks On America’s First Freedom Increased 76 Percent In Three Years
Travis Weber, The Federalist
Many would likely suspect that religious freedom troubles have grown worse during the past three years. They would be correct.
World leaders signal free-trade plans — whether Trump joins or not
Damian Paletta and Ana Swanson, Washington Post
In a pointed challenge to President Trump’s “America first” agenda, leaders of the world’s biggest economies this week are touting an approach that breaks with the past 20 years of global trade — sidestep the United States entirely.
Lori: After ‘Trinity Lutheran,’ all anti-Catholic ‘Blaine amendments’ should fall
John L. Allen Jr. and Ines San Martin, Crux
Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, who heads a Committee on Religious Liberty the U.S. bishops recently voted to make permanent rather than ad-hoc, applauds the recent “Trinity Lutheran” decision of the Supreme Court allowing a religious school to receive government aid to resurface a playground, and says it should trigger a push to eliminate all “Blaine amendments” from state constitutions.
Who Determines What Something is Worth? It Depends.
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
In a fallen world dominated by scarcity, the value that we place on items can only be assessed by the person doing the choosing.