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Slavery and the American Founding: Should 1619 Replace 1776 as America’s Founding Year?

  Download in PDF form   How do we reconcile the Founders’ agenda for freedom while also owning slaves? Did the Constitution apply to black slaves? What is the New York Times’ 1619 Project and why is it misleading?   Dr. Mark David Hall addresses these fair and challenging questions in this white paper. Dr....

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There is only one Christ, and His name is Jesus

    Self-described Pentacostal worship leader and musician Michael Gungor recently posted a message on social media in which he said that Jesus, Buddha, Muhammad, and everybody else is “Christ,” which he defined as the “ultimate reality of the universe.”   Quick Facts   In 2012, Gungor became an atheist, but later came to believe...

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Black Lives Matter, AOC, and Bernie Sanders are legitimizing the communist Cuban regime by parroting its talking points

    When I was 17 years old, I toured a Cuban biotechnology facility operated by the authoritarian Castro government. I had gone there on a visa to study Spanish with an American-based program within the University of Havana, and the leaders had arranged several cultural and educational excursions for our group of starry-eyed San...

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In an ironic twist, the Biden administration caves to Russia and turns its back on ex-Iron Curtain allies

    For all the talk of Donald Trump being a puppet of Russia and supposedly withholding military aid from Ukraine, it is the Biden administration that, ironically, has conceded to Russia, greenlighting a natural gas pipeline that will harm U.S. allies Ukraine and Poland.   Quick Facts   The Biden administration has given up...

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Lone basketball player wears “Free the Uyghurs” shirt during interview to highlight CCP abuses

    While the NBA may be close knit with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), one basketball player from a different league is calling attention to the regime’s human rights abuses.   Quick Facts   Royce White is a member of the Power, a team in the Big 3, a 3-v-3 basketball league. White was...

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Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice: An Incompatible Difference

  “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means,” quipped Inigo Montoya to Vizzini in the cult classic, homeschooler-beloved movie “The Princess Bride,” arguably one of the most quotable movies from the late 1980s.   Over 30 years later, I regularly have the same reaction when I...

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Mississippi petitions U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

    With the balance of the Supreme Court shifted fully right for the first time in decades, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch has filed a brief requesting that the Court overturn Roe v. Wade.   Quick Facts   Mississippi is appealing an appellate court decision banning the state’s prohibition on abortion after 15 weeks...

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Virginia judge says self-censorship, chilled speech are not enough to show LGBT law poses threat to religious liberty

    A Virginia judge was unconvinced that churches and other religious organizations are at risk of being punished under the Virginia Values Act, a state law that bans employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and dismissed the plaintiffs’ argument that their self-censorship is indicative of harm.   Quick Facts...

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China’s state-run Christian church now feeding pastors pro-CCP talking points to deliver in sermons

    The Chinese state linked Three-Self Church recently held a training session for pastors on how to integrate the major points of President Xi Jingping’s speech celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on July 1.   Quick Facts   The Three-Self Patriot Movement and the China Christian Council recently held...

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Judge upholds Indiana University’s COVID vaccine mandate

    U.S. District Court Judge Damon Leichty has ruled that Indiana University’s vaccine mandate does not amount to coercion after eight students asked for an injunction against the mandate.   Quick Facts   The university’s vaccine mandate requires students to be fully vaccinated before returning to campus. Students can request a religious, ethical, or...

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