The Common Good

Glendale News-Press

Glendale News-Press Press Items
12/04/2012
Interestingly, the editors of the Christian Post (which published Meek's editorial), along with leaders in the National Evangelical Assn., the evangelical interdenominational Sojourners' movement, and a number of mainline and progressive faith leaders just sent an open letter to President Obama, stating: “As we do all we can to help families and individuals living in poverty, we need our elected leaders in Washington to do the same. Our country faces many long-term fiscal challenges and must act now to grow the economy, create jobs, and begin reducing our deficits. These are significant challenges that will require sacrifices from many, but we cannot solve them on the backs of the poor.”