PowerLinks 03.21.16
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PowerLinks 03.21.16

Minimum Wage Hike in DC Will Stifle Job Creation
James Sherk, The Daily Signal

While raising the minimum wage sounds compassionate, it will probably hurt the very workers its advocates want to help.

Scientists Discover a Good Climate Surprise
The American Interest

Trees are emitting a lot less carbon dioxide as a result of warmer surface temperatures than previously believed, according to new research published in the journal Nature.

Georgia Guts Religious Freedom Bill
The American Interest

On Wednesday night the Georgia legislature introduced new language to its religious freedom bill and passed the bill in mere hours. Haste makes waste. This new language significantly waters down a religious freedom bill that had real force even though it was, as we pointed out three weeks ago, already lacking in certain respects.

The Case for Originalism
Ilan Wurman, City Journal

Adhering to the original public meaning of the Constitution doesn’t mean that there is no role for interpretation.

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).