PowerLinks 04.04.16
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PowerLinks 04.04.16

The Perils of Religious Liberty
Yuval Levin, EPPC

he emphasis we are compelled now to put upon our first freedom risks distorting the moral message of religious and social conservatives in a number of important ways, and in the process undermining our case for liberty and tolerance.

Why Big Government Wants to Micromanage Your Parenting
Carrie Lukas, Acculturated

How many minutes is too long to leave a child in a car alone? Before answering that question, I bet you want a lot of additional information. How hot is it? Or is it very cold? How’s the neighborhood? Are you parked close to the street and near traffic? Can you see the car from wherever you are going? How old is the kid? Is she sleeping?

Sponsors of Georgia’s Religious Freedom Bill Decry Governor’s Veto
Mariana Barillas, The Daily Signal

The sponsors of the religious liberty bill vetoed by Georgia’s governor say they are disappointed and disheartened by his action.

How Capitalism Can Kill Class
David Chadwick, FEE

The relationship between class and clothes is a particularly British phenomenon, dating back to the days of Chaucer. The cut of your cloth has always mattered here.

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).