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Amy Spitalnick, who took on neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, is moving to Bend the Arc

By Yonat Shimron — August 9, 2022

(RNS) — In November, Spitalnick will become CEO of the left-leaning organization that blends community organizing, political advocacy and leadership training.

Be the flame of democracy on Jan. 6

By Auburn Senior Fellows — January 4, 2022

(RNS) — Efforts to undermine democracy fly in the face of the belief that we are all created equal.

The Unite the Right rally changed her life. She now wants to defeat white nationalism.

By Yonat Shimron — November 26, 2021

(RNS) — Since that searing summer day four years ago, Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin has devoted herself to better understanding what happened and working to make sure it never happens again.

Voting is a covenant. We’ll use our pulpits to demand it be supported.

By Auburn Senior Fellows — October 20, 2021

(RNS) — President Biden needs to use his pulpit, too, to stop voting suppression shenanigans from continuing.

Calling all women: It’s time to take our stand together against tyranny and injustice

By Faith in Public Life — September 30, 2020

(RNS) — Every holy text we follow, from the Quran, Torah and Bible to the teachings of the Guru Granth Sahib, demands a moral obligation to the most marginalized people in society.

Faith leaders on Kavanaugh: Defender or destroyer of religious liberty?

By Adelle M. Banks — July 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (RNS) — As debates over faith and culture continue, secularists worry Kavanaugh could be a ‘disaster’ for the principle of church-state separation, while some conservatives think he will be a staunch defender of religious liberties.

Margari Aziza Hill: A time of interfaith mass movement

By Religion News Service — December 19, 2017

(RNS) We asked Margari Aziza Hill, MuslimARC co-founder, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.

After Las Vegas mass shooting, calls for prayer, action on gun control

By Adelle M. Banks — October 2, 2017

(RNS) — In the tragedy’s wake, when so many grasp for words, religious leaders speak.

Religious leaders overwhelmingly condemn Trump ending DACA

By Emily McFarlan Miller — September 5, 2017

(RNS) — But there were exceptions.

Religious leaders respond to Trump’s transgender military ban

By Adelle M. Banks — July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Cheers and condemnations greeted the president’s tweet.

Trump wins praise from Holocaust survivors at remembrance

By Lauren Markoe — April 25, 2017

(RNS) Before the event, many Jews had spoken of their discomfort with Trump as the keynote, referencing his history of disparaging rhetoric against religious and ethnic minorities.

Faith leaders respond to reversal of transgender guidelines

By Emily McFarlan Miller — February 23, 2017

(RNS) Religious leaders have voiced mixed reactions to President Trump’s reversal of protections that allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

Trump condemned anti-Semitism. What about Islamophobia?

By Lauren Markoe — February 23, 2017

(RNS) ‘We actually have to convince the administration that bigotry against Muslims is wrong,’ said Dalia Mogahed, a Muslim researcher and activist.

Jewish groups dismayed by Trump’s response to anti-Semitism question

By Lauren Markoe — February 15, 2017

(RNS) The reporter asked about rising anti-Semitism in the U.S. The president’s answer — or seeming lack of one — angered many prominent Jewish Americans.

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