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A Playlist of Political Protest Songs

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

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Religious Liberals and Conservatives in America

With important election results still being counted, it is interesting to look at the ways Americans identify with different candidates. Often, religious groups tend to lean one way or the other when it comes to politics ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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How To Encourage Members of Your Faith Community To Vote

Election season is in full swing, and this year it seems the stakes of the outcomes are higher than ever. Reminders to vote are flooding social media platforms, arriving in text messages and emails to registered voters a ...

Category: Politics

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The Role of Religion in US Elections

With presidential elections quickly approaching in the United States, it can be interesting to see the different ways in which candidates appeal to voters. With religion being an important part of life for many Americans ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Political Clashes at a Washington, DC, Church

While churches are primarily a place of worship and prayer, they can also be important historical locations. When events occur at a historic church, they have the potential to become all the more notable. Earlier this sp ...

Category: Freedom Politics Religion Citizens Rights

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The Supreme Court’s Ruling on LGBTQ Rights and What it Means for Religious Conservatives

The past few months have brought about massive changes to the lives of American citizens. In the midst of big questions about how best to handle COVID-19 outbreaks, a wide variety of human rights issues have also been br ...

Category: Human Rights Politics Political and Religious Controversy

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Military Funerals Continue To Be Impacted by COVID-19

While many areas are starting to slowly open back up in the United States, there are still restrictions on groups over a certain size. These restrictions have caused a lot of things to be put on hold, including sensitive ...

Category: Ceremonies Funerals

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Study: Nearly Half of Americans Think the Bible Should Influence U.S. Law

A Pew Research study found that 49% of Americans believe that the Christian Bible should have at least some impact on American laws and over a quarter believe it should have "a great deal" of influence.

Category: Politics Religion

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Pastor Challenges Americans to Donate Stimulus Checks to Evangelicals

Evangelical Pastor Tony Spell challenged Americans to donate their stimulus checks to evangelical groups instead of paying their bills, prompting many to accuse him of promoting a corrupt "prosperity gospel" message. 

Category: Aid Political and Religious Controversy

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Pro-Life Activists Allowed to Hold Protests Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

Pro-life protestors can continue to protest in Michigan during the state's stay-at-home order after Governor Gretchen Whitmer clairifies what activities are prohibited during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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