Media Advisories & Press Releases
11.19.21 - Sojourners applauds the House passage of the Build Back Better Act this morning. This bill includes historic investments that will ensure the most needy and vulnerable receive the care and support they deserve. As people of faith, we now call on the Senate to prioritize passing this historic legislation and retain or strengthen provisions that benefit our families and communities.
11.18.21 - President Biden’s Build Back Better bill, a historic investment that would benefit the lives of millions of American families, will move to the House floor for a vote tonight. As people of faith, we call for the full passage of this bill. Investing in healthcare, education, creation care, housing, and nutrition are all faith imperatives and civic virtues.
11.3.21 - The Senate’s inability to vote for a cloture motion for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021 (S. 4) is an infringement on the freedom to vote for millions of their own fellow citizens.
10.21.21 - Suppressing the right to vote is a direct assault on both our civic equality and our Christian conviction that all people are made in the image of God.
10.19.21 - On Wednesday, October 20, the Washington Interfaith Staff Community (WISC) will host a 12-hour prayer vigil on Capitol Hill from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET to urge Congress to pass a robust Build Back Better package that aligns with the moral groundings of so many faith traditions.
Sojourners in the News
Source: Baptist News Global | Adam Russell Taylor
The United States Congress is currently considering a series of bold investments in American families and communities that will better enable all of us to pursue our God-given potential while protecting the most vulnerable in our society. As a Baptist pastor and as a father, I urge our elected leaders to support these critical investments, which are both a moral and prudential imperative
Source: The Washington Post | Joseph Hammond
A coterie of faith-based groups, including African American Ministers In Action, Sojourners, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and the National Council of Churches, have also accused the GOP of “anti-Muslim animus” for its opposition to Syed.
Source: Deseret News | Kelsey Dallas
There’s a budget showdown brewing in Congress, and some faith leaders are urging policymakers to focus on its moral implications. Now is the time for Congress to acknowledge how many American families are suffering and embrace the bold solutions that will honor “the inherent dignity of people shaped in the image of God,” wrote Lauren W. Reliford for Sojourners.
Source: Fox News | Tyler O'Neil
The Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, president of Sojourners, a left-leaning Christian organization, lamented that the Pew poll suggests Americans think of their faith in political terms.
Source: Associated Press
Broadleaf Books is excited to announce the release of a timely and important book from Sojourners President, Rev. Adam Russell Taylor.