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Fifteen Things that Caught My Eye Today (July 23, 2017)

1. The Washington Post on this week’s State Department religious-freedom gathering.

It unofficially kicked off at the Holocaust Museum this morning.

2. Human trafficking in developed countries more common than previously thought

3. One Train Passenger’s Tweet Saved 25 Girls From Human Trafficking

4. Jeff Jacoby: Why Democrats should hope Roe is overruled

5. Michael Wear in the Los Angeles Times: Democrats are entirely too focused on abortion

6. The new owner of the LA Times: “Kids today want to buy vinyl records. So you’ll have hipster kids wanting to see paper soon. I don’t think touching paper and reading will actually go away. There will be a need for leisurely reading and the tactile feel.”

7. Naomi Riley on foster care and kinship in Arizona in City Journal.

8. USA Today: Chuck Johnson from the National Council for Adoption on the State Department and intercountry adoption.

9. Fr. Thomas Berg in First Things: The Problem of Sexually Active Priests

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13. Kay James on religion and American civil society.

14. How Sesame Street writer and son changed perceptions of Down syndrome

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PLUS: About Mona Charen’s book, Sex Matters. And video of the NRI/Heritage event about the same last week.

Something about the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae this week.

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