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PowerLinks 05.08.19

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Trump strengthens protections for religious health workers
Dan Diamond, Politico

The Trump administration Thursday finalized new rules making it easier for health care workers to refuse to provide care that violates their religious or moral beliefs, advancing a policy favored by anti-abortion groups and Christian conservatives closely allied with the Trump administration.

A New Government Report Shows Why Single Payer Would Be Really, Really Hard
Peter Suderman, Reason

Designing and implementing a government-run health plan would raise many difficult questions.

Occupational Licensing — An Unnecessary Evil
Paul Boyce, Mises Wire

Protecting the consumer is one thing, but restricting competition is another.

This Man Grew Up in Venezuela. Here’s His Message to Americans Who Want Socialism.
Jarrett Stepman, The Daily Signal

Socialism is just a theory, an ethos, for many born and raised in the United States.

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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).