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Colleen Long

Colleen Long is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Colleen Long

Justice Department takes church’s side in 1st Amendment suit

By Emily Wagster Pettus, Colleen Long, and Michael Balsamo — April 15, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — Church officials believe they have been singled out for their religion after members were ticketed $500 for attending services.

Trump curbs immigration for 6 nations in election-year push

By Colleen Long and Nomaan Merchant — January 31, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration.

Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

By Colleen Long — June 14, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — 'I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained them for the purpose of order,' Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.
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