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Hillary Clinton needs to reach out to non-religious Americans
(RNS) The nonreligious are the future of the country, and we could contribute to a rapidly expanding Democratic base … if only Democrats were willing to include us in their conversations the same way Republicans court evangelicals.
America’s problem is not racial tension — It’s racism
(RNS) I have no desire to take my white brothers and sisters on a ‘guilt trip’ that ends only in shame. Instead, I would like them to be peacemakers.
How Title IX exemptions force LGBT students to suffer in silence
(RNS) When a man I was dating last fall physically assaulted me, I felt the full impact of how vulnerable my school’s Title IX waiver made me.
Can faith communities heal racial inequality? In Kansas City, a resounding yes
(RNS) Most humans hunger for community, and in Kansas City, faith is at the heart of that quest.
Time for white churches to speak out about police shootings
MEMPHIS — Let the confession and repentance begin this Sunday.
Why same-sex marriage will pave the way to polygamy
(RNS) The arguments against polygamy are very closely parallel to the arguments against redefining marriage to include same-sex couples.
Clearing the remaining obstacles for Americans with disabilities is a moral obligation
(RNS) As we approach the ADA’s 26th anniversary, Americans with disabilities continue to face unemployment and poverty rates twice the national average and discrimination in many areas.
A prayer to the Supreme Court: Keep immigrant families together
(RNS) A ruling expected any day now on President Obama’s executive orders will show whether our nation still sees that immigrant rights are family rights.
Confederate flag resolution a historic opportunity to correct the past
(RNS) We cannot undo what our ancestors did, but I felt we had a historic opportunity to show that we have repented of these ungodly attitudes.