Legislation
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What is (and isn’t) in the economic aid bill

Congress | Congress’ answer to the COVID-19 economic crisis offers relief to many and pork to others
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/27/20, 11:31 am

By voice vote Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the CARES Act, Congress’ third legislative answer to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate unanimously passed it 96-0 late Wednesday.

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Hadley bills

Law | New pro-family legislation for 2020?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/02/20, 05:43 pm

Hadley Arkes, my oldest academic friend, turns 80 this year. We met when he was 40 and I was a 30-year-old at DuPont headquarters in Delaware. Part of my job was to bring in scholars to meet with up-and-coming DuPont executives. The goal: Let the future corporate leaders see how the other half thinks, and learn which could match wits with the academic elite.

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Anti-vax exodus

Vaccinations | As New York ends its religious exemption for vaccines, some parents turn to homeschooling
by Emily Belz
Posted 9/11/19, 03:06 pm

A New York moment: 

I wrote back in April about the measles outbreak in New York, and I’m still getting long emails from readers about that piece. People feel more passionately about vaccines than about most other issues I’ve written about! The drama here in New York continues to unfold. 

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