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Putting President Obama’s “Conscience” Proposal in Context Article
President Bush passed a rule on his last day in office that goes above and beyond prior refusal laws by allowing health providers to deny care and information to patients for almost any reason. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Putting President Obama’s “Conscience” Proposal in Context

Bush’s sweeping midnight rule to allow health providers to deny care and information for almost any reason was a big step away from prior laws and ethical guidelines, write Jessica Arons and Sarah Dreier.

Jessica Arons, Sarah Dreier

Expressing Faith Through Marriage Equality Article
The Reverend Dr. Jane Spahr, a retired Presbyterian minister, performs a same-sex marriage in California last year in a direct challenge to church doctrine. (AP/Eric Risberg)

Expressing Faith Through Marriage Equality

Progressive religious leaders should be a strong voice in the fight for marriage equality, writes Sarah Dreier. Opportunities to do so abound this week.

Sarah Dreier

One Congress Under God Article

One Congress Under God

The 111th Congress is one of the most religiously diverse yet, embodying the founding fathers’ vision for religious freedom in the country, writes Sarah Dreier.

Sarah Dreier

Clinton must press China on rights Article

Clinton must press China on rights

When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton touches down in Beijing this week she will face an authoritarian Chinese government wringing their hands over a remarkably brazen online petition for human rights and an end to autocratic rule that is circulating among its citizens.

It’s a Moral Meltdown, Too Article
Religious leaders such as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams (left), are speaking out about the deeper moral issues at play in the current financial crisis. (Flickr/sj0m0)

It’s a Moral Meltdown, Too

Religious leaders and communities have responded to the financial crisis with strong voices and offers of support, write Sally Steenland and Sarah Dreier.

Sally Steenland, Sarah Dreier

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