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Weinstein sentenced to 23 years

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/11/20, 11:49 am

The punishment a judge gave Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday could amount to a life sentence for the ailing 67-year-old. A jury convicted the disgraced movie mogul of a felony sex act and third-degree rape last month. The charges stemmed from accusations by two of the more than 90 women who have said he assaulted them.

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Not in Texas anymore

Life | Louisiana’s Supreme Court case could stand where others fell
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/09/20, 04:31 pm

People on both sides of the abortion debate rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court on the first Wednesday of this month, much as they did on the first Wednesday of March four years ago. Joe Pojman from the Texas Alliance for Life attended both rallies and said they had striking similarities. Both happened on clear mornings the day after Super Tuesday primaries in presidential election years. And both times, the Supreme Court heard lawsuits over whether abortionists must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Social Calvinism

History | How the Reformer challenged conventional wisdom in government and economics
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/07/20, 08:04 am

Ten years ago, I felt honored to write a chapter in a book edited by John Piper and David Mathis, With Calvin in the Theater of God. Many of our readers have read John Calvin and are deeply aware of his theological brilliance, but here’s a slightly adapted part of the chapter in which I looked at 10 ways Calvin challenged his era’s conventional wisdom concerning government and economics. In this election year, as the full fury and superficiality of half-blind 2020 politics assaults us, let’s spend a few minutes looking deeper.

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