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What Happens Next in the 20 States That Still Ban Gay Marriage?
Originally Posted: 10/07/2014 - 4:35pm | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court’s decision to sit out the legal battle over same-sex marriage will — for now, at least — leave the future of laws prohibiting gays and lesbians from marrying in the hands of lower state and f ...

'This is the Life': The Lost Episode
Originally Posted: 02/15/2012 - 3:30pm | Type: Blog

Unexpected grace was exactly what I found when at last, at the age of forty-three, I decided to go searching for that program, and that episode. When I was growing up, my family ...

Haley Barbour's Unintentional Lesson: Keep Religion and Governance Separate
Originally Posted: 02/10/2012 - 3:12pm | Type: Blog

To my eyes, Gov. Barbour unfairly (and illegally?) predetermined who was eligible to be pardoned based upon their professing the adoption of his religion. Suppose there are two in ...

The Morning News: Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/09/2011 - 12:44pm | Type: Blog

A twice-daily round up of top news related to Sojourners' commitments to social justice and the poor. A twice-daily round up of top news related to Sojourners' commitm ...

Christian Perspectives on Social Justice Issues: Abortion
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 2:03pm | Type: Blog

In an ongoing series, Sojourners' Director of Mobilizing, Lisa Sharon Harper, and her Left, Right and Christ co-author, D.C. Innes, offer Christian perspectives on abortion. ...