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Faith and Progressive Policy

Political Pluralism: How Government Can Support Conflicting Religious Beliefs

Christian scholars are exploring what is appropriate religious expression in a diverse society.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Reproductive Health Care Is a Human Right: An Interview with Vernita Gutierrez

Sally Steenland interviews Vernita Gutierrez, the director of community engagement for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, San Diego County, about her reproductive justice work.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Conservative Fairy Tale About Government

By casting government as the villain, conservatives are ignoring history and denying the facts.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, April 2, 2014

It’s Personal: Reproductive Justice and Religious Liberty with Rev. Angela Herrera

Just before the Supreme Court hears arguments in Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius, Sally Steenland discusses religious liberty and reproductive justice with Rev. Angela Herrera.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, March 24, 2014

Minimum wage protest

How to Reduce Poverty and Save Taxpayers $4.6 Billion Per Year

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will cut spending on federal assistance programs and strengthen families, the economy, and our nation.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Fast for Families

14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014

CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative takes a look at some of the faith voices poised to make a difference in the year ahead.

By the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative | Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Connecting Maternal Health, Faith, and Reproductive Justice for International Women’s Day: An Interview with Courtney Fowler

Sally Steenland interviews Courtney Fowler, the conference lay leader for the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church, about her work to support maternal and family health.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, March 6, 2014

Kissing at AZ State Capitol

Cracking the Edifice of Injustice

The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Cardiologist

Family Values Versus the Corporate Bottom Line

The lack of paid sick days forces American workers to make the no-win choice between job and family.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Medicaid Expansion and the Spiritual Side of Health Care: An Interview with Matthew Ellis of Episcopal Health Ministries

Sally Steenland interviews Matthew Ellis, CEO of National Episcopal Health Ministries, about the importance of the church in health care leadership.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, February 12, 2014

University of Washington students

Real Family Values: Making College Affordable and Alleviating Student Loan Debt

article icon Issue Brief In a country founded on the ideals of equality, fairness, and economic opportunity, higher education should not be reserved for a privileged few.

By Jack Jenkins | Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit

article icon Issue Brief We need policies that ensure all workers have the opportunity to both excel at work and care for the family members who need them.

By Sarah Jane Glynn and Emily Baxter | Thursday, December 19, 2013

Fast food strike

Real Family Values: Raising the Federal Minimum Wage

article icon Issue Brief Americans have a moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.

By Jack Jenkins | Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Women of Faith Factor in 'Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius'

Emily Baxter writes on the past, present, and future of women’s leadership in American religious life.

By Emily Baxter | Friday, March 21, 2014

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