PowerLinks 04.29.15
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PowerLinks 04.29.15

Do Regulations Harm Big Or Small Businesses More?
Opportunity Lives

Every time the federal government issues a new regulation, it costs businesses and consumers time and money to make sure they are in compliance with the rule. But what often goes unnoticed is that small businesses have a much harder time complying with each new regulation, as they cannot spare the money or time like a large corporation can.

Baltimore Riots & the Vocation for Order
Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism

The Baltimore riots reminded me of a passage I read last eve from Richard Norton Smith’s excellent new Nelson Rockefeller biography about the 1971 Attica prison riot.

The Hyped Dangers Of Free-Range Parenting
Mark Hemingway, The Federalist

Once upon a time, ‘free-range parenting’ was simply known as parenting.

Nigerian army says rescues hundreds of girls from Boko Haram camps
Bate Felix and Ardo Abdallah, Reuters

Nigeria’s army has rescued 200 girls and 93 women during a military operation to wrest back the Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram Islamist militant group, it said on Tuesday.

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).