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PowerLinks 07.17.13

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Dostoevsky: Fear the Christian Socialist
Chris Banescu, The Voice

“The socialist who is a Christian is more to be feared than the socialist who is an atheist.”

Study: Obamacare could cause 1 million low-income Americans to move from work to welfare
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas

A new study suggests President Obama’s Affordable Care Act might have yet another huge and negative unintended consequence: if low-income adults can get health insurance through Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, they are less likely to try and get a job — or keep a job.

ACLU vs. Gideons’ Bibles
Rory Gray, Alliance Defending Freedom

Alliance Defending Freedom sends letter to Ken. school districts advising them of Gideons’ freedom to distribute Bibles.

The Price of Equality
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

We are all part of the body of Christ, but we have distinct contributions to make that contribute to the overall flourishing of mankind. When we focus on what God created us to do and then trade with others who have different gifts, we are all able thrive better than we could on our own.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).