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.
Keating Center Staff’s Articles
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.”
American free enterprise is the economic populism we need and must support. It has built the most successful economy in history and built it from the bottom up.”
Can capitalism find any compatibility with Catholicism? The Catholic University of America thinks so.
The Supreme Court is about to write the final chapter of whether not it is constitutional to define marriage as between a man and a woman.