Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 07.26.16

How Government Cronies Redefined the Catfish
Veronique de Rugy,

An industry clamored for more regulation—because it had a financial interest in doing so.

TANF and Two-Parent Families
Shawn Fremstad, Family Studies

There is little reason to think TANF is providing assistance to most struggling two-parent families.

Staking the Dracula of School Choice Myths
Jason Bedrick, FEE

The myth that there’s no evidence that school choice works has more lives than Dracula.

Judge rules birth control mandate violates religious rights
David Lieb, Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance.

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).