Issue Brief In this brief, we examine the efforts of faith-based groups to prevent deaths caused by firearms through their work as first-responders, advocates, and prophetic voices against the scourge of gun violence.
Probing and honest conversation is key to fostering real understanding between people.
On Tax Day, it’s important to remember that the government often works with communities using our tax dollars to better the lives of Americans nationwide.
Despite claims by many conservatives and religious leaders, marriage has not always been a union between one man and one woman but over the years has embraced practices that even most strident marriage traditionalists might abhor.
Sally Steenland talks with Rabbi Dennis Ross, a religious advocate and congregational rabbi, in the third interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
Progressives should speak out about the commercial targeting of youth instead of shying away from a fight about deregulation and the “nanny state.”
As the Supreme Court hears arguments in cases on marriage equality, many fear a decades-long backlash reminiscent of that after Roe v. Wade. It is important, however, to remember the real story behind the formation of the religious conservative movement.
Religious institutions and faith-based activists continue to be influential forces behind the push for sensible immigration legislation.
Voices in faith communities across America are loudly speaking out about how gun violence affects them and why we need a real solution now.
Even the created reality of a television show can benefit from a diverse worldview.
A leadership devoid of women seriously undermines the Catholic Church’s mission and future.
A diverse group of faith leaders have come together to condemn Rep. Paul Ryan's FY 2014 budget resolution’s immoral cuts to services aiding the nation’s poor and continued tax breaks for the wealthy and special interests.
Sally Steenland interviews Samantha Griffin on Millennials' view of Roe v. Wade and how faith can inform and deepen conversations about reproductive justice.
Faith-based efforts to provide reproductive health services and family planning have dramatically improved the lives of mothers and their children worldwide.
These faith leaders can be expected to continue leading the progressive charge for economic, social, and environmental justice in 2013 and beyond.