How to Support Low-Income Parents Without Discouraging Marriage
Robert Cherry, Family Studies
Here’s one way to support low-income parents without discouraging them from marrying.
‘Rethinking Social Justice': A Call to Restore Biblical Compassion
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Social justice is an elusive concept because it means so many different things to different people. One often-used definition of social justice is “giving to each what he or she is due.” The problem is knowing what is “due.”
Why Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions Should Continue
Amy Hall, Stand to Reason
Since Time is saying “Now’s the Time to End Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions,” it’s important we understand why our government has not taxed religious institutions in the past. I recently explained that one reason for non-profit tax exemptions is that “the power to tax implies the power to destroy” (McCullough v. Maryland, 1816), and our government has not been given the power to govern religion. But there’s more to it than that.
Free Market Capitalists Should Celebrate Ex-Im’s Demise, But the “Eternal Vigilance” Thing
Daniel J. Ikenson, Cato At Liberty
At midnight tonight, the gears of crony capitalism will grind to a halt at 811 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. After 81 years of funneling taxpayer dollars to favored companies, projects, and geopolitical outcomes under the guise of advancing some vague conception of the “U.S. economic interest,” the Export-Import Bank of the United States will end its financing operations at midnight tonight. No more subsidies to Fortune 100 businesses.