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What Would Woody Guthrie Do?

Big decisions face Americans in the coming year. From the choice of who will be the next president, to budget debates over whether to slash spending that helps families in need while pouring more fuel into the military m ...

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President Jimmy Carter Stands for Equality

A former president had to resign from his faith organization after decades of membership, over a disagreement on the group's views of women. Wage inequality that persists between women and men in the American workforce, ...

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Politicians and Atheists Make Good Use of Scripture

In one of two new books he will be releasing this year, Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY discusses politicians and prayer. Due out Sept. 8, Paul's book proclaims its purpose in its title, Our Presidents & Their Prayers: Proclama ...

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Religious Materials in Public Schools

So-called cultural wars and religious skirmishes play out publicly throughout the United States, in politics, courts and public schools. From billboards preaching Jesus to Bibles handed out to schoolchildren, people aim ...

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The Tyranny of Extremism

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

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Can Science and Religion Coexist?

Understanding Where Science Denial Comes From Those of us who are concerned about the effects resistance to science on issues like climate change denial, evolution, and stem cell research have more than likely spent s ...

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Hillary Clinton's Religion

Hillary Clinton Reports the Bible Is the Most Influential Book for Her The Bible has a significant impact on American politics that goes beyond social issues like gay marriage and abortion. In a notable example, Hilla ...

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Obama Paranoia: Universal Life Church Weighs In

Virginia man massacres family, commits suicide On Sept. 27, Albert Peterson killed his wife of 25 years and two sons, aged 13 and 16, before committing suicide in their Herndon, VA home. Peterson, a defense contractor ...

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Pulpit Freedom Sunday: Church Leaders vs IRS

On October 7, Pastor Jim Garlow will share his opinion with 2000 members of his Skyline Wesleyan megachurch in La Mesa, CA about who they should vote for in the 2012 presidential election in an event called "Pulpit Freed ...

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More Children = More Catholics

Catholic Bishops are taking a stand. They are standing strong against the rights of women to receive birth control coverage as a part of their health insurance. The Catholic Church condemns condoms and hormonal birth con ...

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