5 Reasons People of Faith Should Care About Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants
People of faith can add a unique perspective to the fight for immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship.
Contraception-Coverage Requirement Strengthens Religious Liberty and Women’s Health
Don’t be fooled by opponents’ claims of religious-liberty infringement—the new contraceptive-coverage provision announced last week does no such thing. It does, however, enhance women’s health.
The Rise of ‘New Values Voters’
Issue Brief The election results in November were a sign that faith aligned with progressive values is alive and well in the public square. Likewise, the results underscore the rejection of religious and political extremism.
Choosing Justice in the Faith Community’s Fight for Reproductive Rights
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling removed the legal impediments to reproductive choice, but it’s up to society, led by the faith community, to excise the stigma and shame.
On the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Issue Brief The Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute at the Center for American Progress marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
Resolve to End Homelessness in 2013
Instead of spending billions of dollars on trimming our bellies, let’s shed our nation of homelessness.
12 Reproductive Justice and Faith Victories of 2012
Faith leaders this year have helped win 12 important victories in the fight for reproductive justice for all.
5 Reasons Faith Communities Care About the Fiscal Showdown
The faithful are standing alongside their fellow citizens to remind our elected officials that society’s most vulnerable—the hungry, the elderly, the poor, the sick, and the needy—should be reflected in and protected by our national policies.
Climate Wishlist: What an Evangelical Climate Scientist and an Interfaith Renewable Energy Organizer Want for 2013
Sally Steenland speaks with the Rev. Canon Sally Bingham and Katharine Hayhoe on their work on the environment and climate change.
Searching for Answers After the Sandy Hook Tragedy
The senseless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, has forced all of us to confront unspeakable tragedy and unanswerable questions.
Muslim Americans Bridging Communities Through Art and Music
A number of Muslim Americans are using art as a point of connection, not discord, between Muslims and non-Muslims in the United States.
Forgive Us Our Debts
Occupy Wall Street offshoot turns to ancient religious teachings to take on America’s mounting consumer debt.
Faith Leaders Fight for Reproductive Justice at the State Level
Sally Steenland interviews Cathy Levy of the Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice about her efforts in Ohio.
The Political and Cultural Embrace of Marriage Equality Is Growing
Voters young and old are supporting marriage equality for gay and transgender Americans, and many religious institutions are supportive too.
Are We Finally Nearing the Tipping Point on Climate Change?
The devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy was a wake-up call that has forced many to shake off complacency and refocus on climate change.