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Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, and Elizabeth Tenety, a religion editor at The Washington Post, explain how the changing demographics of the nation were reflected in the faith vote on Election Day.
The Rev. Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, encourages young people to follow the principles of their faith when choosing a candidate in the upcoming 2012 presidential election. Wallis wants to inspire the Millennial generation to love thy neighbor by voting for policies over individual people.
The Rev. Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, discusses the role that religious leaders need to take in challenging the deep cuts proposed to the federal budget and advocate for programs like SNAP that serve the most needy. "The politicians need to be prepared for the religious community being substantially involved in their fiscal debates over budgets, deficits, and debt crisis this next year," Wallis continues on to say "That you shouldn't reduce the deficit in ways that increase poverty and make those suffering the most suffer more. How complicated is that?"
The Rev. Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, explains that he and many other people of faith will evaluate the candidates for the 2012 election on how they treat "the least of these."
Rev. Jim Wallis offers his thoughts on President Obama's support of marriage equality in an interview with Odyssey Networks.
Poor people did not cause the U.S. deficit, says the Rev. Jim Wallis, chief executive officer of Sojourners, but two-thirds of the cuts in one federal budget proposal are aimed at "modest- and low-income people."
Eric Shafer of Odyssey Networks interviews Rev. Jen Kottler on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. where thousands of people gathered on March 21 to demonstrate for immigration reform.