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Faith in Values

The Supreme Court Considers Compulsory Prayer

Mandating prayer at local town board meetings mixes government and religion in a way that is harmful to both.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Americans See Opportunities in Rising Diversity

A new CAP poll shows that Americans are more open to diversity and reducing inequality than the media and politics portray them to be.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Women Senators Prove Collaboration Is Better than Conflict

As the government shutdown dragged on, female senators broke through the impasse with a compromise plan to put Americans back to work and save the global economy.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Hating Government but Loving Its Programs

The conservatives who engineered the government shutdown are complaining about the new lack of programs and services.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Pressing on for Immigration Reform

Immigrants and allies are rallying, fasting, marching, and lobbying for immigration reform legislation with a path to citizenship.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Have They No Shame?

Republicans who slash essential programs for those in need are modern-day Pharaohs.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

There’s More than One Way to Start a Revolution

Pope Francis’ spiritual humility, intellectual curiosity, and emotional honesty can be a driving force for positive change in the Catholic Church.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

Despite uncertainties, failures, and threats, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and those in the civil rights movement kept up the fight for justice and equality.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

What We’ve Learned Since 9/11

In order to make our world safer, we need to focus on factual evidence and real threats rather than target entire communities because of their ethnicity or religion.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

57,000 Reasons to Restore Early Learning

57,000 children won’t be attending Head Start this month because of sequester cuts.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Where’s the Debate on Immigration Reform?

An overwhelming number of business, labor, faith, and civic groups, as well as a strong majority of the American public, a supermajority in the Senate, and a bipartisan majority in the House, all support immigration reform.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Religious Liberty + Marriage Equality = Harmony, Not Dissension

Despite opposition activists’ rhetoric, support for nondiscrimination laws and religious liberty are positively connected.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Of Strawberries and Stereotypes

While the work of charities is key to helping the poor, government programs can be key in supporting human dignity.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

What’s Race Got to Do With It?

After the Zimmerman verdict, it is more obvious than ever that we can no longer ignore the persistence of racial injustice in the United States.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Partners for LGBT Equality

The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013