Tuesday

The Briefing 11-08-16

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  • Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine threatens removal of Senate filibuster for SCOTUS nominees
  • The importance of down-ballot voting: Christians must steward their vote in state and local elections
  • Euthanasia, marijuana, death penalty: Referenda give citizens opportunity to directly shape policy
  • Understanding the third party candidates: Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, and Evan McMullin
Thursday

The Briefing 11-03-16

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  • LGBT community to Peter Thiel: Being gay is about political identity, not sexual identity
  • Will Airbnb's new "community commitment" eliminate discrimination, or is it just virtue signaling?
  • Who's leading the opposition to expanding gambling in New Jersey? Area casino magnates
Tuesday

The Briefing 11-01-16

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  • China elevates President Xi to "core" leader, joining the ranks of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping
  • Democracy on trial? The geopolitics of the 2016 presidential election
  • When Iraq is finally liberated, will Iraq's Christians have a home?
  • Who's securing the National Security Agency? Recent NSA security breach raises eyebrows
Friday

The Briefing 10-28-16

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  • "Emma is a boy": Atlanta paper features mother's story of 12-yr-old daughter who wants to be a boy
  • Pansexual? Miley Cyrus and our cultural confusion
  • Media and young hearts: American Academy of Pediatrics updates screen time recommendation
  • 115 boys to 100 girls: Armenia outlaws sex-selective abortions to avoid looming demographic crisis
Thursday

The Briefing 10-27-16

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  • By failing to address America's astronomical national debt, we are stealing from the next generation
  • From the terminally ill to the mentally ill: Europe's ever-expanding euthansia laws
  • Canadian doctor helps 94-yr-old commit suicide who wasn't terminally ill but feared he was a burden
  • Denying coverage for terminal illness, insurance offers California mother suicide pills—for $1.20
Wednesday

The Briefing 10-26-16

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  • Which Hillary Clinton? Sanders and Warren vow to hold Hillary's feet to the fire on left-wing policies
  • The false promise of "comprehensive sex education": Louisville schools look to standardize sex ed
  • The Vatican, cremation, and worldview: What the historic Christian teaching on burial says about faith
Tuesday

The Briefing 10-25-16

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  • Can a moral revolution rewrite history? Britain to posthumously pardon men convicted of gay crimes
  • Once a bastion of Calvinism and Catholicism, Scotland now has the "gayest Parliament in the world”
  • The end of capital punishment? Support for the death penalty falls to lowest point in decades
  • Advocates of partial-birth abortion insist it's rare. Why won't they say it's wrong?
Monday

The Briefing 10-24-16

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  • Hillary finds enthusiastic support in the media for her unblinking defense of late-term abortion
  • Are doublespeak and hypocrisy merely tools of the political trade? A defense of being two-faced in the New York Times
  • Study indicates secular people tend to invest greater trust in those who are religious
Friday

The Briefing 10-21-16

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  • ISIS on the run: Major offensive in Mosul comes on the heels of the fall of highly symbolic Dabiq
  • With marijuana on the ballot, cash-strapped states are looking to capitalize on cannabis
  • Whose child is this? With the redefinition of marriage comes the expanded definition of parenthood
Wednesday

The Briefing 10-19-16

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  • "Back end eugenics": African Americans in D.C. suspicious of pending assisted suicide law
  • Federal court to pro-life centers: You must tell women where they can get abortions
  • Media bias by the numbers: 96% of campaign contributions from journalists went to Hillary Clinton
Tuesday

The Briefing 10-18-16

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  • Time to desegregate the sexes? The conflicting absolutes of the gender revolution
  • Millennials against free speech? The disappearance of common ground in the public square
  • Support for the deadliest political ideology in human history is on the rise among millennials
Friday

The Briefing 10-14-16

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  • "Religious beliefs have to change": Hillary Clinton's open hostility toward religious liberty
  • Dutch government proposes "death assistance providers" for anyone who feels they have "completed life"
  • When it's everywhere, sex no longer sells: Abercrombie abandons sexually explicit ads
  • Girls, boys, and gender-neutral toys: It turns out boys and girls are still different
Thursday

The Briefing 10-13-16

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  • Opening an irreversible door: New push for assisted suicide in the US raises huge moral concerns
  • In religious liberty crackdown, China to "protect" children from religious influence of parents
  • Pres. Reagan to 7th grader: Don't ask government to do what you should do for yourself