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The Kaepernick opportunity

Free Speech | Christians can seize the moment to advocate for real liberty
by Nick Eicher
Posted 9/02/16, 10:41 am

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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Christian club wins free speech fight at N.C. State

Free Speech | University agrees to change policy requiring permits to talk about faith
by Molly Hulsey
Posted 8/11/16, 03:38 pm

In 2015, North Carolina State University reintroduced the renovated Talley Student Union as a place to share ideas and advocate for campus clubs. But administrators welcomed some beliefs more than others, according to campus ministry Grace Christian Life. The group sued, and finally convinced the school to alter its free speech policy last month.

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Costly speech

Free Speech | The consequences of censorship are worse than the risks of free speech
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 5/27/16, 01:00 am

Here’s a thought experiment. Which of the following statements would have the most powerful effect if spoken out loud?

“Ready, aim, fire!”

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. …”

“Your nose looks like a potato.”

“Trump 2016!”

“This action is about a great deal more than just bathrooms. This is about the dignity and respect we accord our fellow citizens. …”

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