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Why ‘the evangelical voter’ doesn’t mean anything

Voters

It feels like stating the obvious to say that “evangelical voters” are not a monolith that can be reliably relied upon by any politician. But what should go without saying apparently needs repeating: To say “the evangelical vote” without any …

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Anti-conversion laws

India church

At this time last year, I urged [readers] to pay close attention to the state of religious freedom around the world in 2015.  I said that this most important of freedoms was in peril at home as well as abroad. …

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3 reasons Christians should back religious freedom for all

Americans are overwhelmingly concerned about religious liberty — that’s good. What’s troubling, but perhaps not surprising, is that they are less enthusiastic about those liberties for some religions. According to a recent poll by The Associated Press and the University …

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Remembering the holy innocents

Massacre of the Innocents

We Americans really outdo ourselves celebrating Christmas, often starting the day after Thanksgiving and sometimes before. We not only “out do,” we often overdo, glutting ourselves to the point where getting past Christmas becomes a relief. With all the hubbub …

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Who decides to end a life? Saving Christopher Dunn

Christopher Dunn

Imagine you’re the mom or dad of a 46-year-old former sheriff’s deputy who’s been in the hospital for two months after a non-cancerous mass was found on his pancreas. Imagine further that your son is on a ventilator but can …

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Tyson Fury and British nonsense

Tyson Fury

Like mixed martial arts or MMA, boxing isn’t a subject we normally talk about, but sometimes it can’t be helped. But this isn’t about anything that happened inside the ring; it’s about something that happened outside of it. On November …

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Religious Freedom Day and public schools

Religious Freedom Day

Right up there with Christmas music on the radio and festive lights on people’s houses, it’s become an annual tradition during the Christmas season for people to criticize schools for daring to display Christmas trees, sing Christmas carols, and acknowledge …

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