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We Need to Talk About Mental Health
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 2:26pm | Type: Blog

One in four individuals will suffer with a mental health issue in a given year — and that these statistics can often be our friends, family, or ourselves. Conversations about the ...

Sandy Hook Dad Testifying Before Congress on Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Now it's time to ask Congress to show some courage and enact sensible measures to prevent gun violence. Too many parents have already lost their children. As a mom of two sma ...

Mourning With the Sikh Community
Originally Posted: 08/07/2012 - 1:05pm | Type: Blog

We mourn together across the lines that usually separate. We share one another’s grief, no matter how we define divinity. We look for ways to learn from the graciousness, courage, and equanimity of the Sikhs’ ...

Is Gun Control a Religious Issue?
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 5:06pm | Type: Blog

Of all the controversies that have followed in the bloody wake of the July 20 shooting rampage in Aurora, Colo., few have provided such a clarifying insight into the moral tensions and contradictions in Americ ...