PowerLinks 03.14.16
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PowerLinks 03.14.16

Unions Take On Catholic Schools
Nicholas G. Hahn III, Wall Street Journal

The First Amendment can’t protect schools that lose sight of their religious mission.

Reforming a Fiscal Revolution
William Anthony Hay, Library of Law and Liberty

Almost exactly 200 years ago, the British House of Commons rejected a peacetime income tax. Henry Brougham, a Whig member of Parliament, mobilized public opinion against the tax, and after a raucous debate in the Commons, his side won by 37 votes.

Report insists ISIS is guilty of ‘genocide’ against Christians
John L. Allen Jr., Crux

A major report released Thursday by two US-based Christian organizations argues for including Iraqi, Syrian, and Libyan Christians as victims of genocide perpetrated by ISIS, ahead of a March 17 deadline for the US State Department to make a finding about whether, and to which categories of ISIS victims, the term “genocide” applies.

How Perceptions About Opportunity Vary By Race
Emily Deruy, The Atlantic

Blacks are far less likely than whites to think children of color are given the same chances in life as their peers.

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).