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Ten Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 9, 2018)

1. Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Are Fleeing to Finland to Escape Persecution

2. Crux: On Nineveh Plains, priests are mayors, judges and entrepreneurs

3. Ashley McGuire & Andrea Picciotti-Bayer: Protecting Religious Liberty Advances Women’s Causes

4. I gather this Nature Valley ad has gone something like viral and for good reason:

5. The AtlanticHow Childhood Trauma Could Be Mistaken for ADHD

6. Catherine Pakaluk on Mark Regnerus’ Cheap Sex

(The National Review Institute hosted an event on the book with Mark last fall; you can watch video here.)

7. Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie expresses gratitude for the Department of Justice on religious liberty.

8. Kay James from Heritage talks about lessons about civility from her childhood growing up in the South we could afford to heed today.

9. I gather today is “National Book Lovers Day.” Do you know about The Trinity Forum? It’s trying to get America to read good books again — small doses at a time.

10. And from my intern from last summer (a student at my alma mater, The Catholic University of America):

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