The Intuitive Guide to Religious Liberty Law
Jordan Lorence, Public Discourse
Common sense can tell us whether particular citizens should be exempt from certain government policies for religious reasons. Codifying such instinctive judgments into formal statutes is more difficult.
Insurers Expect a Nearly $1 Billion Bailout under Obamacare
Jeffrey H. Anderson, The Weekly Standard
Most Americans don’t think it’s their job to bail out insurance companies who lose money under Obamacare, but that’s exactly what’s poised to happen.
Reform Conservatism on Work and Poverty
Ross Douthat, New York Times
Where reform conservatives tend to argue for a welfare system and tax code organized more explicitly around work and family, Edsall’s piece makes the case that we’ve already tried something like that approach — have been trying it, in fact, since the early 1990s — and that it has worked out pretty badly, failing completely at its stated work-promoting aims while making life increasingly desperate for the very poor.
The Surprising Link between Church Attendance and Job Satisfaction
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
A high level of involvement in your church can help you have higher job satisfaction and commitment. That’s what Baylor University sociologists discovered in a recently published study.