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PowerLinks 06.10.14

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Minimum Wage Hikes Make Labor a Luxury Good
Andrew Woodman, The Federalist

Don’t force companies to choose between hiring more employees at inflated wages and developing new products or instituting new safety measures.

9 Things You Should Know About Surrogacy
Joe Carter, The Gospel Coalition

Last week, the issue of surrogacy returned to the news when Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal vetoed legislation allowing for legal surrogacy births. Here are nine things you should know about surrogacy.

Contraception, Rights, and Total State Control
James V. Schall, S.J., Catholic World Report

Charles E. Rice’s new book argues that once absolute relativism is established as the state “religion” there is no limit to what the state can and will do.

What’s the Point of the Church Fighting Poverty?
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If God became man and came to earth to meet us in our physical nature, if he healed the sick and the blind, then it must mean his redemptive work is for all of creation, not just our individual souls.

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).

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