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South Carolina becomes Republican's immigration reform 'test market'
Originally Posted: 03/27/2013 - 10:15am | Type: Press

March 27, 2013 Sojo in the News Noelle Phillips ...

Evangelicals push immigration reform on the Hill
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Press

March 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Kate Nocera ...

Immigration fight turns focus to SC
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 6:28pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Cameron Joseph ...

Immigration reform advocates target South Carolina
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 6:23pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Erica Werner ...

Ministers launch ad buy on immigration in key South Carolina
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 6:18pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Rosalind S. Helderman ...

Evangelical Leaders Launch S.C. Ad Campaign to Call for Bipartisan Immigration Solutions
Originally Posted: 03/13/2013 - 4:53pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Press Releases Today, the Evangelical Immigration Tabl ...

Hearing Stories of the Past
Originally Posted: 03/07/2013 - 2:57pm | Type: Blog

I especially remember grandpa’s stories about his childhood on the family dairy farm in Greenville, S.C. in the 1920s. I liked to hear stories about the black folks who came and worked with him and his family ...

Voting Rights Act Challenge: The Fight Continues
Originally Posted: 02/28/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Blog

Indeed, as Frederick Douglass wrote, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” I was on the airplane, looking forward to reading Taylor Branch’s n ...

All Eyes on Texas, S.C. Church Property Fights
Originally Posted: 02/18/2013 - 5:17pm | Type: Blog

When disgruntled congregations have left hierarchical denominations such as the Episcopal Church, they’ve often lost property battles as civil courts ruled buildings and land are not theirs to keep. ...

Simply Seeing
Originally Posted: 09/10/2012 - 2:26pm | Type: Blog

Did I see my student's mother as an undocumented immigrant? I simply saw her as a mom who cares deeply for her children, just as I am a dad who cares deeply for mine. I simply saw her as a parent who trus ...

Living Letters
Originally Posted: 08/29/2012 - 12:51pm | Type: Blog

Is America a place where she really can become an architect, a lawyer or anything she wants to become? And will the schools prepare her? Odeth is a living letter to me and to you. Her life asks a vital questio ...

Riding the Bus to Equality
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 11:17am | Type: Blog

Is there a more universal symbol for public schools than a big, yellow school bus? Every morning at 7:15, the doors of our school open wide to a line of bus riders ready to come i ...

Tony Campolo: Newt's Surprising Evangelical Fan Base
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 5:26pm | Type: Blog

I, for one, am quite willing to join the "forgive, forget and move on" crowd, but it does make me wonder if Evangelicals are going to sound believable when they say that they tend to vote Republican ...

No Country for Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 9:04am | Type: Blog

With the Iowa caucus, the "First in the Nation" New Hampshire primary, and South Carolina's primary now behind us, the field of contenders for the Republican nomination continues to shrink. I� ...

Is Iran the New Iraq?
Originally Posted: 01/18/2012 - 9:07am | Type: Blog

It’s hard to remember the warm-up to the Iraq war now almost 10 years old. Following the devastating experience of 9/11 (Sept. 11, 2001), the United States experienced enormous national feelings of anger and s ...

An Evangelical Trifecta for Romney?
Originally Posted: 01/13/2012 - 4:56pm | Type: Blog

We’re getting down to the wire, folks. Can Mitt Romney make it 3 for 3? We’ve been watching the shifting evangelical vote in the primaries thus far, and NPR just took another look at it — from the King Makers on their way to Texas to try and f ...

News: Morning Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/02/2011 - 9:19am | Type: Blog

DAILY KOS: Social Justice Index: USA Number 27 Of 31 OECD Members Social justice index: USA No. 27 of 31. Democrats in Congress attempt to eat on $4.50 a day to protest potential ...

Alabama Clergy Sue to Stop Anti-Immigrant Law
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

When the Alabama legislature passed their infamous, anti-immigrant law (HB 56), the religious community in the state immediately cried foul. When the Alabama legislature passed th ...

Indiana Immigration: Hoosier Neighbor?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

I love Indiana. I love driving through cornfields, playing Euchre, and getting swept up in basketball-mania. I love Indiana. I love driving through cornfields, playing Euchre, and ...

An Attack on the Soul of the Nation
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/110110-GabrielleGiffords1.jpg"></a>The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords, the young Congresswoman from Arizona, must speak to the soul of this n ...

Faith & Justice Networks: New Wineskins for Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Over the past decade, discussions about justice have reached a tipping point in the evangelical world. Over the past decade, discussions about justice have reached a tipping point ...

Mark Sanford, John Ensign, and 'The Family'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Presently, the glare of the media spotlight has started to shine on a number of political figures, all of whom coincidentally have a connection to a D.C.-based group called The Family. ...

Mark Sanford's Apology: Neither Sin nor Forgiveness Has any Party Affiliations
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Over the course of the 2008 election season, I kept hearing from some of my conservative religious friends of the great presidential hopes they had for a smart and ambitious governor from South Car ...