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“Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land”: Evangelical Reformers in Antebellum America

   Download in PDF form   Evangelicalism has played a significant role in restructuring liberty in American to include slavery abolition. In this essay, Dr. Mark David Hall explains the challenges that Christians faced in pursuing abolition, namely combatting the cultural favor of slavery and even how Christians had to fight against other believers to...

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By the people: Michigan legislature repeals governor’s vast emergency powers thanks to grassroots petition

      As the potential for mask mandates and lockdowns returns, Michigan has already taken steps to make sure its executive will not wield as much power this time around, as a grassroots petition drive enabled the Michigan legislature to strip Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D, of unlimited emergency powers.   Quick Facts   A...

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New Iranian protests provide a second chance for the U.S. to support regime change and freedom

    Protestors have taken to the streets in Iran to call for the end of the current regime, hearkening back to the Green Revolution of 2009.   Quick Facts   Protests have swept Iran calling for the fall of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The protests occur as president-elect Ebrahim Raisi, known as the...

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Federal court rules that Christian web designer must create websites for same-sex weddings

    The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a web designer must create websites for same-sex weddings, raising concerns about religious liberty, free speech, and artistic expression.   Quick Facts   Lorie Smith, a Christian, owns 303 Creative, a web design company. She wants to create websites celebrating weddings, but also wanted...

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When Quitting is Admirable and Brave

  The fact that a host of conservative pundits have been coming out aggressively against Simone Biles says more about their tribalistic ways than their genuine conservative views. I’m a conservative, and a staunch one at that. But conservatism, true conservatism, values fairness and kindness in delivery. Some things simply don’t need to be politicised,...

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Toymaker Hasbro is latest corporation caught with CRT materials that claim white children are racist by age three

    Toy giant Hasbro is downplaying the company’s commitment to a “diverse” philosophy after a whistleblower leaked documents indicating the company was promoting Critical Race Theory (CRT) and related “anti-racism” ideologies among employees.   Quick Facts   Last week, Project Veritas released documents and recordings shared by Hasbro packaging engineer David Johnson of the...

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Census data shows that homeschooling surged during the pandemic — with the most dramatic increase among black families

    The rate of homeschooled children in the United States has doubled since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at the end of the 2019/2020 school year, according to a new homeschool survey by the U.S. Census Bureau, with the most notable change being a five-fold increase among black families.   Quick Facts  ...

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Big Tech and Big Brother: When 2021 Looks a Lot like 1984

    This op-ed was originally published by Family Research Council.   Imagine a world where basic historical facts are contested daily, individuals who challenge the status quo are erased or “canceled” from society, and challenging viewpoints are crimes punishable by death. In George Orwell’s novel 1984, Winston Smith’s world of Oceania is a bleak,...

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Hong Kong activist who flew pro-democracy flag is first to be found guilty under new Orwellian national security law

    Pro-democracy protester Tong Ying-kit was found guilty by a Hong Kong court of “inciting others” to commit terrorism and secession in a case that is the first indication of how the region’s new national security law will be used to suppress dissident free expression in the historically liberal city.   Quick Facts  ...

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Court: California’s private school ban violated the ‘fundamental liberty’ of parents to direct their child’s education

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday in the case of Brach v. Newsom that California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pandemic restrictions on in-person learning in private schools were unconstitutional.   Quick Facts   In 2020, parents filed suit against California, accusing Gov. Gavin Newsom of acting unconstitutionally by barring...

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