1. From Mrs. Ryan T. Anderson in The Federalist on weddings, photographers, bakers, and protecting freedom and the soul.
2. Terry Teachout on “The chords that bind.” And a little additional music:
To Empower People, also with Fr. Richard John Neuhaus and Michael Novak in a PDF here.
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