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PowerLinks 03.22.16

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Scalia death a blow to Obamacare contraception challengers
Lawrence Hurley, Reuters

Christian groups asking the U.S. Supreme Court to exempt them from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law face an uphill battle following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last month.

Human Liberty and “The Obsolete Man”
Thomas M. Doran, Catholic World Report

Have we finally arrived at the real—and inhuman—Twilight Zone?

Caesarism for Cities
Stephen Eide, City Journal

To prevent more Detroits, states must rein in local officials’ fiscal recklessness.

Marriage Is an Important Tool in the Fight Against Poverty
W. Bradford Wilcox, Family Studies

Whatever your education level and race, you and your kids are markedly less likely to be poor if you’re married.

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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