The Briefing 01-02-13

The Briefing 01-02-13

Today marks the beginning of the 2013 season.
Story 1 – The Fiscal Cliff: an artificial crisis that points to a very real one

US Congress Passes Fiscal Cliff Deal, Financial Times (Richard McGregor)

A Showdown Long Foreseen, New York Times (Jennifer Steinhauer)

Wonkbook: Everything you Need to Know about the Fiscal Cliff Deal, Washington Post (Ezra Klein)

Story 2 – New year, new laws, and new challenges for constructive Christian thought

Measures to Rule the Land—From Marriage to Marijuana, Wall Street Journal (Dan Strumpf)

Story 3 – The greatest threat to religious liberty in modern times

Hobby Lobby to Defy Law on Contraception Insurance Coverage, Los Angeles Times (Shan Li)

Story 4 – Christians need to pray for Hillary Clinton’s full recovery

Doctors Expect Clinton to Recover Fully From Blood Clot Near Brain, New York Times (Helene Cooper and Denise Grady)

R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

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