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What’s Race Got to Do With It?

After the Zimmerman verdict, it is more obvious than ever that we can no longer ignore the persistence of racial injustice in the United States.

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http://Partners%20for%20LGBT%20Equality

Partners for LGBT Equality

The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.

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http://Pulling%20up%20Racial%20Injustice%20by%20the%20Roots

Pulling up Racial Injustice by the Roots

Institutional racism might be harder to detect than individual bigotry, but its impact is more widespread and lasting.

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http://Purity%20Police%20Miss%20the%20Point

Purity Police Miss the Point

Shortsighted efforts by self-appointed conservative watchdogs are endangering faith-based social-justice programs.

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http://God%20Versus%20Godless—a%20False%20Choice

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.

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http://Nothing%20Says%20Love%20Like%20Great%20Public%20Policy

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.

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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.

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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.

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The Dark Side of ‘Bright Young Things’

Progressives should speak out about the commercial targeting of youth instead of shying away from a fight about deregulation and the “nanny state.”

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