Catholics, Evangelicals team up to fight poverty
Michael O’Loughlin, Crux
Putting aside theological differences – and the battle for souls on the ground – in order to form a unified front on fighting poverty is the only way to make progress as inequality grows, Catholic and Evangelical leaders said Monday.
Bastiat, ‘reductio ad absurdum’ and the minimum wage
Mark J. Perry, AEI Ideas
The great French free-market economist Frederic Bastiat was considered by many to be the master of the reductio ad absurdum approach that he used quite effectively to expose the logical fallacies of his opponents’ positions by taking unsound arguments to their extreme and often ridiculous conclusions.
Student religious freedom bill signed into Alabama law
Erin Edgemon, AL.com
Legislation that protects students’ religious freedoms was signed into law by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley today on the National Day of Prayer.
Ministerial Exception Bars Discrimination Claims Against Salvation Army
Howard Friedman, Religion Clause
In Rogers v. Salvation Army, (ED MI, May 11, 2015), a Michigan federal district court held that the ministerial exception doctrine bars race and age discrimination claims against The Salvation Army.