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Justice Department Will Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Couples
Originally Posted: 02/10/2014 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

In a major victory for same-sex marriage rights, the Justice Department will soon grant married gay and lesbian couples the same rights in legal matters as other married couples. ...

Religious Groups Feel the Pinch of Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:23am | Type: Blog

As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they’re also finding ways to reach out. As the government shutdown ent ...

DRONE WATCH: Deliberately Killing U.S. Citizens
Originally Posted: 02/05/2013 - 2:50pm | Type: Blog

Leaked Justice Department memo justifies drone strikes under certain conditions against American citizens. Editor's Note : DRONE WATCH follows daily developments about d ...

Federal Government Sues Arizona Over Unjust Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

In a rare move by any administration, the federal government has sued the state of Arizona over the most restrictive immigration law in the country, SB1070.</p> In a rare mo ...

Justice for Vieques
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

For more than sixty years For more than sixty years How could you begin to How could you begin to compensate people who have suffered from being target practice, not to ...

Torture: A Crime that Requires a Verdict
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Dear President Obama,</p> Dear President Obama, Thank you for making the four memos approving of and describing the torture done to children of God in our name public ev ...

Eric Holder, Ted Stevens, and Prosecutorial Misconduct that Doesn't Make Headlines
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

No one is saying that Ted Stevens didn't lie about unreported contributions. But the government has to play by the rules even when the defendant is guilty. No one is saying ...

Eric Holder on America and Race: 'A Nation of Cowards'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Are you a coward? Chicken? When it comes to the issue of race, why are Americans [including Christians] so reticent and reluctant to engage in honest conversations? What are we scared of? ...