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Religious Left Says It Won’t Drop the Moral Mantle in 2014
Originally Posted: 09/10/2014 - 10:44am | Type: Blog

Faith leaders who sit to the left in American politics say they won’t let the religious right claim the moral mantle in the elections of 2014. On Sept. 9,  they announced a new campaign to boost voter registration and encourage voters, particularly i ...

Watch the Vote: 28 Days, 13 States, 1 Prayer
Originally Posted: 10/08/2012 - 11:31am | Type: Blog

With 28 days to go until our nation chooses its 45th president, a string of court victories have knocked down Jim-Crow-style barriers to voting that have been erected in states across the nation. But 13 states ...

Black Pastors Move to Counter New Voter ID Laws
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 8:07am | Type: Blog

African-American clergy are joining forces with civil rights groups to push for increased voter registration ahead of the November election, spurred on by new voter laws they say restrict opportunities for min ...

QUIRK: Daily Show Takes On Florida's New Voter Registration Law
Originally Posted: 06/13/2012 - 4:04pm | Type: Blog

Florida’s governor instituted a law requiring that new voter registration papers had to be turned in within 48 hours of them being written. The reason, they say, is to cut down on the amount of voter registrat ...

Florida: You Cannot Take Our Vote
Originally Posted: 06/08/2012 - 6:34pm | Type: Blog

As a woman I am grateful for the fact that in 1969 someone thought it might be a good idea to at least symbolically say, “Yeah, man, we’re cool with the ladies voting. We can groove with that.” But the current ...

Churches Key to Peace in Sudan
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<strong>[</strong><em><strong>Editor's Note:</strong> Voter registration has now started for South Sudan's January 9 referendum on independence -- an event whose occurre ...