PowerLinks – 04.05.13

Want to Help the Poor? Focus on Relationships. Jacqueline Otto, Values & Capitalism Spokespeople for free markets and limited government are often good with numbers, but they are rightly critiqued for their lack of emotional appeal. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.04.13

Schools push a curriculum of propaganda George F. Will, Washington Post The real vocation of some people entrusted with delivering primary and secondary education is to validate this proposition: The three R’s — formerly reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic — now are racism, reproduction and recycling. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.03.13

Judge Rules City Must Let Religious Charities Feed the Hungry David Ward, Juicy Ecumenism On Thursday, after a protracted legal battle, a U.S. District Judge ruled that the regulation impinged on the religious rights of two local organizations, Big Heart Ministries and Rip Parker Memorial Homeless Ministries, which had brought a lawsuit against the city. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.02.13

Federal judge rules that Dallas’ homeless feeding ordinance violates ministries’ religious freedoms Robert Wilonsky, Dallas Morning News For six years the city of Dallas and two ministries have been locked in a legal battle over their right to feed the homeless and hungry wherever and whenever they find them. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.01.13

District Court Rejects Challenge to September 11 Cross Marc DeGirolami, Mirror of Justice In an opinion issued March 28, the court granted the defendants’ motion for summary judgment in a case brought by American Atheists, Inc., which challenged the constitutionality of displaying the September 11 cross in a state museum. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.29.13

What the Resurrection Means for Our Work Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics The resurrection and the coming Kingdom of God bear great implications for our faith and work. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.28.13

Is This the School Choice Movement’s Biggest Win Ever? Suzi Parker, Take Part The country’s broadest school voucher program is upheld by the Indiana Supreme Court. Ayn Rand Really, Really Hated C.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.27.13

U.S. Could Be Courting Trouble in Europe Joel Kotkin, New Geography One has to be a cockeyed optimist not to see that the long-term prognosis, even without the current euro crisis, is not good. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.26.13

The Poor, Economic Policy, and Christian Ethics Shawn Ritenour, Economics for Everybody Unfortunately much confusion has emerged over the past 100 years regarding how we are to fulfill God’s requirement to show charity to the needy. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.25.13

Our First Right: Religious Liberty Charles J. Chaput, Public Discourse America’s founding documents assume an implicitly religious anthropology—an idea of human nature, nature’s God, and natural rights—that many of our leaders no longer share. Continue Reading...