For many people of faith, the fight for health care reform reflects deeply held values that were tested in the political arena and still remain strong.
Video: 5 New Ways to Vote Your Values
The Center for American Progress's Faith and Progressive Policy team examine five issues that will drive conscientious voters to the polls: immigration, health care, the economy, the environment, and gay and transgender equality.
Gay and Transgender Issues
Americans are becoming less opposed to marriage equality and increasingly unlikely to base their vote on antigay and antitransgender measures.
Today’s faith leaders are calling upon the nation to enact comprehensive immigration reform that reflects our nation’s core values of treasuring human dignity, honoring family, and caring for our neighbor.
When taken as a moral issue, efforts to combat climate change find supporters across the religious spectrum.
In addition to thousands of churches, faith-based nonprofits, and activist groups working tirelessly to serve the poor, clergy and laypeople alike are speaking out to eradicate poverty and encouraging elected officials to create economic policies that are fair and just.
5 Issues that Expand the Notion of What It Means to ‘Vote Your Values’
This year’s presidential election is proving that so-called “values voters” aren’t just focused on abortion and marriage equality.
Not in Our Name: Understanding Youth Engagement in the Middle East and Around the World
Interview with Zeenat Rahman, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's special adviser for Global Youth Issues at the U.S. Department of State.
Attacks on Muslim American Houses of Worship on the Rise
Acts of violence against Muslim Americans and their houses of worship have increased, especially in the weeks since Ramadan began this year.
2 Versions of Faith Outreach at the National Political Conventions This Summer
Jack Jenkins analyzes what it meant for Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan and Sister Simone Campbell to speak at this year’s Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention.
The State of the Catholic Vote in 2012: It Ain’t What It Used to Be
Jack Jenkins looks at what it takes to court Catholic voters this election cycle.
The Intersection of Faith and Maternal Public Health
Sally Steenland interviews Katey Zeh on contraception coverage, women’s reproductive rights, and family planning, and the intersection of these issues with religion.
5 Things You Should Know About Religion and Contraception
Eleni Towns examines the faith perspective on no-cost contraception that kicks off today under Obamacare.
Religious leaders take a stand against the severity of health issues and ecological damage associated with fracking, writes Catherine Woodiwiss.
Ministering to Bodies and Souls
This interview with Rev. Elizabeth Barnum is part of a series profiling leaders of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute, a project of CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative conducted by Sally Steenland.