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Religious Leaders' Near-Unanimous Support for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/22/2014 - 9:05am | Type: Blog

I do have a layman's interest in the theological justifications being offered in support of (and, perhaps surprisingly, against) comprehensive immigration reform. But for now, I will focus mostly on the p ...

Why the Government Shutdown Is Unbiblical
Originally Posted: 10/03/2013 - 2:55pm | Type: Blog

Whether or not you are a person of faith, you might find it interesting to see what the Bible says about the mess we are now in. One of the most depressing things I heard on the f ...

The Top 10 Stories of July 6, 2012
Originally Posted: 07/06/2012 - 9:04am | Type: Blog

<p><b>Quote of the day.<br /> </b>&quot;It's been clear since the 1870s that the government needs a warrant to read postal mail. There's no good reason email should be tre ...

Violence Against Women Doesn't Discriminate
Originally Posted: 05/16/2012 - 10:25pm | Type: Blog

The House of Representatives votes today on a version of the Violence Against Women Act that would limit protections to immigrant, LGBT and American Indian abuse victims. House Republicans argue that Democrats ...