PowerLinks 03.30.17

March 30, 2017 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 03.30.17

This Unpaid Pensions Case Could Crush Christian Hospitals Kate Shellnutt, Christianity Today Supreme Court will decide if religious organizations qualify for IRS church exemption. Human Conditions Improving at a Remarkable Speed Marian Tupy, Reason.com Over the last decade, GDP per person and life expectancy are up around the world while infant mortality and undernourished rates are down. Continue Reading...

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PowerLinks 03.29.17

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