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Ahmed Mohamed

The ‘Clock Kid’ Incident Is a Small Part of a Bigger Problem

The recent experience of Muslim American high school student Ahmed Mohamed sheds light on the much bigger issue of Islamophobia in the United States today.

Pope Francis visit to the United States

Pope Francis and Access to Justice

The record number of federal court judicial vacancies contradicts Pope Francis’ call for better governance and a more just society.

Sikh shooting vigil

Remembering Oak Creek

The three-year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, highlights the resilience, unity, and positivity of this often misunderstood religious community.

Hobby Lobby vigil

Small Business Owners Are More Progressive than the U.S. Supreme Court Thinks

As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.

Nun and elder care

Real Family Values: Planning for a Future that Ensures Dignity for an Aging Population

article icon Issue Brief As America’s aging population increases, implementing policies steeped in real family values—dignity, fairness, and respect—must be a priority to meet the needs of the elderly and their caregivers.

Pope Francis

The Francis Moment: A Moral Call to Action on Climate Change

Pope Francis has created an incredible moment of synergy for faith-based and environmental advocates to push for action to protect all people, as well as the planet.

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

Americans from diverse faith traditions are responding to the threat of climate change and working to protect the environment, its inhabitants, and its resources.

Maranda Brooks stands outside a payday loans business.

Responsible Credit Is an Economic and Moral Issue

article icon Issue Brief As states and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau debate payday lending regulation, both economics and faith illustrate the need for effective consumer protections.

Adopted child of same-sex parents

Strengthening Child Welfare Systems by Resisting LGBT Discrimination

Religious exemption laws would deny loving homes to vulnerable youth.

Infographic: RFRA Repercussions

Overly broad state religious freedom restoration acts, or RFRAs, threaten true religious freedom and could have far-reaching negative consequences.

Muslim woman peace flag

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is a Serious Threat to American Security

book_alt2 icon Report ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations.

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