Faith (page 6)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on Wake County’s order to nix a local church’s plan for drive-through Sunday services. The Daily Journal highlights a recent court ruling that distinguishes between a social media rant and a legitimate death threat.
    Mitch Kokai, April 7, 2020
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    Pence attracts praise for COVID-19 pandemic efforts

    Grace Curley of the Boston Herald focuses attention on the “steady, devout” Vice President Mike Pence. In February, President Trump appointed Pence to head up the coronavirus task force. The late-night TV show hosts (who try to be funny) and the network news anchors (who are funny by…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2020
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    Bernie and the nonbelievers

    No, that’s not the name of an obscure ’60s rock band. It’s a shorthand description of Rich Lowry‘s latest column at National Review Online. Once upon a time, Bernie Sanders would have had another political vulnerability besides his socialism — namely, his atheism. In 2016, a DNC staffer…
    Mitch Kokai, March 4, 2020
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    Needed: personal community and role models

    David French, who joined Jonah Goldberg and Steve Hayes to create the recently launched Dispatch is ” convinced that the more we politicize the crisis [in community] rather than personalize it and spiritualize it, the more we’ll miss the mark.” “A functioning community doesn’t just provide love and resources,” French…
    Joseph Coletti, January 14, 2020
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    Attacks on Jews and threats to religious liberty

    Kristen Waggoner writes for the Federalist about larger religious liberty implications of recent anti-Semitic attacks in the United States. Imagine you’re in your home, surrounded by friends and family, peacefully celebrating your faith tradition’s most significant holiday. Suddenly an armed stranger enters and attempts to kill you and…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2020
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    Exploring millennials’ faithlessness

    Joy Pullmann writes for the Federalist about recent research into young American adults’ declining religious faith. While conventional wisdom about young Americans’ increased faithlessness says many will come back to church when they marry and have kids, it’s likely many millennials will remain secular instead, suggests a recent…
    Mitch Kokai, January 7, 2020
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    Religious conservatives pay attention to what Democrats say, do

    Casey Chalk explains in a Federalist column why religious conservatives worry about Democratic politicians. “White evangelicals fear atheists and Democrats would strip away their rights. Why?” asks a recent op-ed in the Washington Post. The op-ed author, Paul A. Djupe, a professor at Denison University and scholar with…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2020
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    Merry Christmas!

    We at the John Locke Foundation would like to wish you a Merry Christmas!…
    Brenee Goforth, December 25, 2019