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Half Million in U.S. Remain Homeless, Report Says
Half Million in U.S. Remain Homeless, Report Says

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly 565,000 people were among the U.S. homeless identified during a one-night count in January 2015, says the National Alliance to End Homelessness' 2016 State of Homelessness report.

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Highly Religious Americans: Happier, More Family Oriented, Regularly Volunteer
Highly Religious Americans: Happier, More Family Oriented, Regularly Volunteer

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S. citizens who are "highly religious" tend to be happier, to spend time with extended family and to volunteer, a study discovered.

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Civil Society Vital to Curb Human Rights Abuses, Fight Terrorism
Civil Society Vital to Curb Human Rights Abuses, Fight Terrorism

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The strength of civil society has increased globally, giving "ordinary citizens more power and responsibility" and threatening "governments that wish to monopolize power and evade responsibility," a government report says.

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Conflict, Lack of Rain Increase Food Insecurity in South Sudan
Conflict, Lack of Rain Increase Food Insecurity in South Sudan

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly half the people of South Sudan (49 percent) are food insecure, meaning they are unsure where their next meals will come from. The record level of food insecurity is an 11 percent increase from 2014.

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Trump, Cruz Tied Among Evangelical Voters
Trump, Cruz Tied Among Evangelical Voters

By: Brian Kaylor
The media suggest GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is big with evangelicals. Voting data reveals Trump is merely tied with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz within the critical Republican voting bloc.

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Georgia Baptists Have Opportunity to See Preview of 'The Disturbances'
Georgia Baptists Have Opportunity to See Preview of 'The Disturbances'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Georgia Baptists will view a new documentary telling the untold story about Christian missionaries intervening in a time of genocide in 1966 in Nigeria.

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Britain Urged to Build Up Religious Freedom in Foreign Policy
Britain Urged to Build Up Religious Freedom in Foreign Policy

By: Paul Hobson
Following an Easter suicide bombing in Pakistan, the Evangelical Alliance's Religious Liberty Commission is urging Britain to raise the status of freedom of religion in its foreign policy.

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Faith Leaders Play Key Role in Responding to Ebola Virus
Faith Leaders Play Key Role in Responding to Ebola Virus

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Three nations - Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia - were at the center of the Ebola epidemic, and faith leaders have been vital in responding effectively to the crises in the West African nations.

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Elders Affirm Bible's Role in Improving Society, Millennials Less Certain
Elders Affirm Bible's Role in Improving Society, Millennials Less Certain

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The older you are, the more likely you are to believe regular Bible reading contributes to political civility and meaningful living.

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'Punishment Rate' More Nuanced Assessment of Criminal Justice
'Punishment Rate' More Nuanced Assessment of Criminal Justice

By: EthicsDaily Staff
While the U.S. imprisonment rate rose 149 percent over 20 years, the punishment rate has increased even more. And these rates have risen even as crime rates have fallen significantly since 1991.

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Agreement on Warming Climate, Disagreement on Why
Agreement on Warming Climate, Disagreement on Why

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Widespread agreement exists in the U.S. that the global climate is warming, but the reasons are debated: 49 percent say it's human-caused, 46 percent cite natural changes, and 5 percent have no opinion.

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Evangelicals Minimally Engaged in Presidential Campaign
Evangelicals Minimally Engaged in Presidential Campaign

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Despite significant focus by media outlets on the importance of gaining the evangelical vote, U.S. evangelicals are minimally engaged in this year's presidential campaign.

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Women More Active Than Men in Many Global Faith Communities
Women More Active Than Men in Many Global Faith Communities

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Analyzing data from six faith traditions, the Pew Research Center found that a gender gap is evident in religious engagement around the world and particularly in the United States.

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Child Refugees 'Particularly Vulnerable' to Human Trafficking
Child Refugees 'Particularly Vulnerable' to Human Trafficking

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Child refugees are "particularly vulnerable" to exploitation by human traffickers, a report said. Unaccompanied minors as well as children separated from families are particularly susceptible.

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Environmental Conditions Contribute to 12.6 Million Deaths Annually
Environmental Conditions Contribute to 12.6 Million Deaths Annually

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly 25 percent of annual deaths worldwide are due to unhealthy environmental conditions, a WHO report says. Most deaths from unhealthy environments occur in lower-income nations.

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Payday Loans a Key Focus in Consumer Protection Report
Payday Loans a Key Focus in Consumer Protection Report

By: EthicsDaily Staff
With federal rules on payday lending expected to be released this spring, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently offered his semi-annual report to a congressional committee.

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Kerry, State Department Declare IS Actions to Be Genocide
Kerry, State Department Declare IS Actions to Be Genocide

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Culminating months of research and analysis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared Islamic State actions in the Middle East against Christians, Yezidis and other religious groups to be genocide.

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U.S. House Says ISIS Committing Genocide against Christians, State Department Still Investigating
U.S. House Says ISIS Committing Genocide against Christians, State Department Still Investigating

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution declaring actions by IS against religious minorities in the Mideast to be genocide.

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Faith-Based Homeless Programs Among Organizations Receiving HUD Grants
Faith-Based Homeless Programs Among Organizations Receiving HUD Grants

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Local programs working to end homelessness were awarded $1.6 billion in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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U.S. Majority Wants Regulation of E-Cigarettes
U.S. Majority Wants Regulation of E-Cigarettes

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly four out of five U.S. citizens want e-cigarettes to be regulated, a Gallup poll says. And three out of five say those regulations should be comparable to tobacco cigarettes.

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U.S. Affirms Human Rights Commitment, Seeks U.N. Council Membership
U.S. Affirms Human Rights Commitment, Seeks U.N. Council Membership

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. reaffirmed its commitments to promote and defend human rights in preparation for seeking election to the U.N.'s Human Rights Council.

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Fear of Refugees Strong in U.S., Even among Practicing Protestants
Fear of Refugees Strong in U.S., Even among Practicing Protestants

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A strong majority (86 percent) of U.S. Protestant pastors said Christians should "care sacrificially for refugees and foreigners," yet 46 percent said their churches feared refugees coming to the U.S.

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IMB President Discusses Future Following Personnel Reduction
IMB President Discusses Future Following Personnel Reduction

By: EthicsDaily Staff
After shedding more than 1,000 missionaries and staff, Southern Baptists' International Mission Board president discusses the agency's future and mobilizing ordinary Christians to the mission field.

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Evangelicals in Middle America Less Supportive of Trump
Evangelicals in Middle America Less Supportive of Trump

By: Brian Kaylor
As Donald Trump moves closer to the GOP presidential nomination, news continues to focus on his support from evangelical Christians. However, Midwest evangelicals aren't riding the Trump bandwagon.

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UK Baptists Urge Government to Protect Refugees
UK Baptists Urge Government to Protect Refugees

By: Baptist Union of Great Britain
As the French government demolishes homes in a makeshift refugee camp, where migrants hope to cross the English Channel into Britain, Baptists in the United Kingdom urge their government to ensure protection.

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