NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are offering different approaches to a central challenge: how to talk to voters without a clear home in the polarizing debate over the government's role in the decision to end a pregnancy.
(RNS) — “If we want to restore communities, what better way than to influence systemic injustices that will break generational strongholds of poverty and oppression," Warren said of the council.
(RNS) — Democratic presidential hopefuls ramped up the God-talk while criss-crossing Iowa over the weekend, invoking the Bible and meeting with religious leaders while their Republican opponent President Trump worked to bolster support among evangelical Christians.
(RNS) — While by no means our only matter of concern, toning down talk of faith in politics would show some respect to what is rapidly becoming the largest ‘religious’ group in the country.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Speaking at Umstead Park United Church of Christ, Warren was grilled about economic and political issues at a forum organized by the national Latino advocacy organization Mijente.
(RNS) — Facebook's refusal to vet political ads for accuracy has brought outrage from some on the left, who say it leaves the network vulnerable to being manipulated as it was in 2016's election. But the fact is that Facebook’s sins are bipartisan.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — A comment last week by candidate Beto O’Rourke that churches and faith-based institutions should lose their tax-exempt status if they don’t support same-sex marriage has brought criticism from two of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination.
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (RNS) — Demonstrators have flocked to this mountain to stop construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope for reasons that are partly environmental and partly religious.
(RNS) — Gaining our vote requires gaining more than a cursory understanding of who we are as a people.
(RNS) — O.J. Semans, co-executive director of Four Directions, introduced the forum as "Indian Country 101 for America,” which included discussions of issues informed by indigenous spirituality.
(AP) — Warren and Sanders received warm welcomes, with notable enthusiasm for their proposals to overhaul a criminal justice system both derided as institutionally racist and to eliminate student loan debt that disproportionately affects nonwhites.
(RNS) — Despite a public space rigged against their version of the good, traditional Christians do manage to convince people with very different views of the truth of their claims.
(RNS) — 'The only way to defeat dog whistles is to drown them out with angel voices. But the angels can only sing through us,' said the author of 'A Return to Love,' of her run to deprive Donald Trump of the White House.
(The Conversation) — A tweet aimed at Elizabeth Warren is the latest statement to draw criticism of the president’s inaccurate portrayal of Native American history.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pairing religion with liberal politics, the two potential presidential candidates made an unusually direct appeal to mainline Christians.
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