There seems to be a new kind of tolerance in town. Headlines screaming with indignation over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) can be found in several news organizations. Liberals will just not tolerate it. What won’t they tolerate, you may ask? Religion.
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There has been much talk about the recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Indiana. If you only scanned headlines, you would think that all of the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts were all about discriminating against homosexuals, when actually, there is no language in any of the RFRAs that even mentions homosexuals.
At midnight earlier this week, Ted Cruz announced his candidacy on Twitter, followed by a speech at Liberty University.
After much debate, a House Committee passed a bill protecting religious freedom in Indiana allowing business leaders to refuse service to customers based on their beliefs.
Wal-Mart recently raised their wages to nine dollars an hour. Some union groups are claiming victory in getting the mammoth retail store to raise their wages. But is it really a victory for unions? Or is it a victory for free enterprise?
The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) straw poll results are in, and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul won for the third in a row.
Something important is happening this month. Big news is coming for net neutrality, and it’s coming tomorrow February 26th.
Obamacare controversy is back in the headlines. This time the issue centers around the wording of the law, and which government entity gets to interpret that ruling. According to the Supreme Court blog, the issue is, “whether the program of tax credits applies only in the consumer marketplaces set up by sixteen states, and not at federally operated sites in thirty-four states.”
According to Eric Posner, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, college students are not really adults who can handle having their ideas challenged, but are more like children who need protection from freedom of speech.
The Keating Center, like its name sake- Governor Frank Keating- has long been a fan of capitalism, and the options and opportunities it provides. According to Forbes, “Indeed, one of the key achievements of a market economy is expanding the array of options for such exchange possibilities. Markets themselves create a global web of friendly, voluntary connections.”