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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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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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Purity Police Miss the Point

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

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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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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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Thou Shall Not Kill: Faith Groups and Gun-Violence Prevention

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.

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