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What We’re Reading Today: Risking Freedom For The Second Amendment, Biden’s Health Plan Is Full Of Malarkey, A Left-Wing Freakout … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Matters Of Faith

The Burning Bush in the Communist desert — Acton Institute

Islam Made Me Christian — First Things

State Department Is Calling China to Release Pastor Wang Yi From Prison — Relevant


Even If They Do ‘End’ Fed, Little to Nothing Will Change — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

The best sentence I ready today … — Mark J. Perry, American Enterprise Institute

Unsung Heroes: Private Food Inspectors — American Institute for Economic Research

‘Decommodifying’ Housing and Other Magical Thinking — E21

The Myth That the Rich Don’t Pay Their ‘Fair Share’ of Taxes — Gary Galles, Foundation for Economic Education

Wages Are Based More on Productivity, Less on Exploitation — Bloomberg Opinion

Second Amendment

USA Today Dragged to Hell Over Op-Ed on ‘Terrifying’ Heroism in Texas Church Shooting —Mediaite

Sheriffs may go to jail to protect Second Amendment sanctuaries — Washington Examiner

TOMS Shoes Spent Millions Promoting Gun Control — Now Creditors Are Taking Over — Bearing Arms

Climate Derangement Syndrome

The 2010s were a lost decade for climate. We can’t afford a repeat, scientists warn — Washington Post

Merkel vows Germany will do ‘everything humanly possible’ to fight climate change — The Hill

Every political issue will be soon a climate change issue — Gen


Joe Biden’s health care plan is malarkey — Sally Pipes/Pacific Research Institute, Washington Examiner

Census data projects shift in states’ congressional power — Axios

2020 Will Be the Year of the Left-Wing Freak-Out — Derek Hunter, Townhall

Policing Parents and Kids: The Year’s 8 Most Paranoid Moments — Reason

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