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How Black people and Jews are bound together in ‘great replacement’ theory

By Yonat Shimron — May 16, 2022
(RNS) — Dozens of pages of the Buffalo shooter's manifesto are devoted first to Blacks and then to Jews, replete with photos, drawings, graphs and caricatures.
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Buffalo shooting latest example of targeted racial violence

By Brendan Farrington, Deepti Hajela, and Aaron Morrison — May 16, 2022
(AP) — For many Black Americans, the Buffalo shooting has stirred up the same fear and vulnerability they faced after Charleston and other attacks.

Shaken congregants subdued attacker at Laguna Woods church

By Deepa Bharath, Christopher Weber, and Damian Dovarganes — May 16, 2022
(AP) — David Chou, 68, of Las Vegas has been booked on investigation of one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department tweeted.

Grove City board accepts full CRT report, says college promoted CRT

By Kathryn Post — May 15, 2022
(RNS) — The conservative Christian college has been at the center of a politicized clash over critical race theory since November.

‘Reprehensible’: Oz condemns GOP opponent’s tweet on Islam

By Steve Peoples — May 15, 2022
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — Oz, who would be the nation’s first Muslim senator, described the comments as “disqualifying."

Overturning Roe is a huge win for evangelicals. It won’t end their political game.

By Marcia Pally — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — Abortion is not the only issue driving white evangelical politics.

Julia Haart’s memoir, a journey from religious orthodoxy to high fashion

By Yonat Shimron — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — In her memoir, 'Brazen,' she details her escape from the Haredi Jewish enclave and her meteoric rise to the elite world of fashion, partly captured in the Netflix reality TV show, 'My Unorthodox Life.'

Faith-based foodies don’t stop at kosher or halal in search of sustainable eating

By Diana Kruzman — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — Eco-kosher and eco-halal devotees are less concerned with strict religious approval than faith-based food justice.

If budgets are moral documents, what does the US budget say about ours?

By Bridget Moix — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — Why is destroying our enemies a higher priority than feeding, clothing and teaching children? 

With new solo album, Sonny Singh comes full circle

By Simran Jeet Singh — May 13, 2022
(RNS) — Activist and musician Sonny Singh's first solo album blends politics, music and Sikh faith.

What is ‘personhood’? The ethics question that needs a closer look in abortion debates

By Nancy S. Jecker — May 13, 2022
(The Conversation) — The definition of personhood is a key and contested philosophical issue that has made legalized abortion such a longstanding controversy.

No more murder charge for women in Louisiana abortion bill

By Kevin Mcgill — May 12, 2022
(RNS) — The state’s anti-abortion governor said he'd veto it, and Louisiana Right to Life and the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops are against it.

Women settle suit alleging Liberty mishandled assault cases

By Sarah Rankin — May 12, 2022
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A notice of dismissal filed Wednesday by the plaintiffs' attorney said the case had been settled but provided no details about the terms.
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