Tag: rights
NCAA Court Case Will Not Restore Lost Rights of Athlete-Students
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in response to a Ninth Circuit ruling that allows colleges to compensate athletes for expenses related to their education. In 2014, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston argued that NCAA rules that place any limit on compensation from universities...
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Senator Sanders, There Is No Right to Health Care in Canada
On Wednesday, I watched the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions (HELP) Committee’s courtesy hearing for Representative Tom Price, MD, whom President-elect Trump has nominated to be the next United States Secretary of Health & Human Services. As a game of “gotcha,” the hearing played out predictably. However, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stood out...
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What Bible School Taught Me About Taxes
One of my first lessons in economics and politics came from an unlikely place—vacation Bible school. I must have been about six or seven. For a week, I went to church to learn with other children my age about our faith and the Church. Throughout the week we had the opportunity to earn stickers....
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Mandated Paid Maternity Leave . . . Again
Time recently published an article discussing the ever-debated issue of mandated paid maternity leave. The article’s author, Belinda Luscombe, titled her article, “Please Stop Acting as if Maternity Leave is a Vacation.” Included with the article were the standard statistics. The United States is the only OECD country to not offer guaranteed paid leave,...
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