Faith and the Fast-Food Strikes: An Interview with Rev. Liz Muñoz
Jack Jenkins talks with Rev. Liz Muñoz of Chicago, Illinois, about the fast-food strikes happening across the country and what faith groups and faith leaders are doing to help.
God Versus Godless—a False Choice
Extreme views on religious belief—or lack of it—may make for lively theatrics, but they ignore the dynamic complexities of behavior and faith.
Marriage Equality Will Not End LGBT Discrimination
As the Supreme Court decides who can say “I do,” finally passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is something that Congress must do.
Mobilizing at the Margins: An Interview on Women, Leadership, and Faith
Sally Steenland talks with Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, a Benedictine nun, speaker, and author.
Sequestration Hurts All of Us, Not Just Our Most Vulnerable
Three months into sequestration, we take a look at how harmful the phased-in cuts have been.
People of Faith Should Oppose Official Prayer at Public-School Graduation Ceremonies
In a pluralistic democracy, government should not be in the business of promoting religion.
A Godsend to Reproductive Health Clinics
Groups offer compassionate, nonjudgmental counseling for women and their families dealing with abortion.
Nothing Says Love Like Great Public Policy
While cards and flowers are fine Mother’s Day gifts, public policies that make life better for moms are the best way to honor all they do.
How Faith Fuels Progressivism
Video A new video from the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative shows how religious groups have played a critical role in many of our nation’s social-justice movements, and continue to fuel many of today’s forward-looking campaigns for justice, mercy, and equality.
3 Facts About Religion and Violent Extremism
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, it’s important to keep the facts straight about the complexities of terrorism.
Advocates Continue Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence
In the wake of last week’s Senate vote against legislation to prevent gun violence, Americans must remember that their efforts to reduce gun violence are a marathon, not a sprint.
Thou Shall Not Kill: Faith Groups and Gun-Violence Prevention
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.
Is Creativity or Obedience More Important?
Probing and honest conversation is key to fostering real understanding between people.
Our Tax Dollars Help Faith-Based Groups and the Government Work for the Common Good
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.
The Ever-Evolving Institution of Marriage
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.