|Georgia Bill Would Allow Concealed Weapons in Churches|
By: Aaron Weaver
Georgia politicians are considering a proposed law that would drop the ban on firearms in churches and other public places. Some faith leaders are opposing the misguided legislation.
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|Liberia’s Economy: No Comfort for Oppressed or Oppressors|
By: Richard Wilson
Unemployment in Liberia is about 85 percent. Many seek work day after day. The nation’s economic system provides no comfort for the oppressed as well as their oppressors. Read More ...
|U.S. Is Oddly Quiet about Religious Liberty Success|
By: David Stratton
The U.S. reveres not merely religious toleration but religious liberty for all. Unlike other nations, violence in the name of religion is nearly nonexistent. So why are we so silent about our success? Read More ...
|Faith-Based Prisons: More Religion Equals Less Crime?|
Partnerships between religion, government and prison are rapidly increasing. Whether you agree or disagree with faith-based prison programs, they're showing no signs of disappearing. Read More ...
Brad Stoddard (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings)
|Anti-Superstition Campaign in India Cost Dr. Nadrendra Dabholkar His Life|
Earlier this year, Dr. Narendra Dabholkar, president of a prominent rationalist organization in India, was killed for his efforts to get an anti-superstition law passed. Read More ...
Anand Venkatkrishnan (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings)
|Why Some in Congress Want to Avoid the Wilderness|
John the Baptizer traveled the wilderness, calling others to repent. As poor families face the threat of more food stamp cuts, Congress seems eager to avoid the wilderness and a call to repentance. Read More ...
|Christian Converts Often Denied Asylum by Agency|
Many Christian converts are seeking asylum in Lebanon, fearing for their lives and the lives of their children. A U.N. agency has downplayed many of their concerns and rejected their requests. Read More ...
|Apartheid Not Only Limited to Racial Separation|
While apartheid most often refers to the racial segregation in South Africa, "the state of being apart" can wear the clothing of any cultural setting, and it is harder to see when it wears familiar clothes. Read More ...