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Eric Holder, Ted Stevens, and Prosecutorial Misconduct that Doesn't Make Headlines

No one is saying that Ted Stevens didn't lie about unreported contributions. But the government has to play by the rules even when the defendant is guilty.
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The Eco-Footprint of War: Lemeyo's Story

Lemeyo Abon, an indigenous elder from the Marshall Islands, is a survivor of fallout from the largest nuclear bomb ever
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50 Ways to Love Your Neighbor

With the National Day of Prayer coming up (May 7), a lot of folks around the country are organizing prayer services in church sanctuaries and town halls.
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Colorblinded in the Workplace

"Is colorblindness or multiculturalism better for minorities?" I missed
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Making a Difference in Darfur

In an op-ed piece in Monday's Wall Street Journal, on
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Tax Day Wish: Prophetic Voices on Taxes

Where are the prophetic voices on the topic of taxation this April 15?
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Call me Eugene MacGyver

What do you do with something like this? A North Texas legislator during House testimony on voter identification legislation said Asian-descent voters should adopt names that are "easier for Americans to deal with."
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Celebrating Easter Reconciliation: Alive and One in Christ

As we celebrate Easter and Christ's empty tomb, we recognize that Calvary changes everything!
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A Good Friday Appeal to Abolish the Death Penalty

Ten years ago on Good Friday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement and call to action: "On this
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Jesus Wants to Eat With You

There are numerous significant theological and biblical meanings behind the Last Supper (Passover Seder) and while the pursuit
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