Weekly Wrap 11.2.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

By the Web Editors 11-02-2018

1. Last-Minute Tips for Figuring Out Your Ballot and Making Sure You Can Vote

The midterms are here. Here’s everything you need to know to hit the polls and cast an informed vote this election season.

2. We Are Watching: Lawyers & Collars

On Nov. 6, we'll be watching at the polls to ensure all have the right to vote. Here's how you can join us.

3. Can Trump Really End Birthright Citizenship?

Not directly. But it's more complicated than you think, writes Princeton law professor Imani Perry.

4. Fear Is Not a Faithful Response to Those Seeking Asylum

"Most often, God comes into the world in the form of those we least expect: the blind, the leper, the foreign woman, and now, these immigrant families."

5. Trump Administration's Census Change Reflects White Nationalist Agenda

"Questions about citizenship seem to arise during periods when white Americans feel their identity is under attack."

6. ‘God Is Going to Have to Forgive Me’: Young Evangelicals Speak Out

Ahead of the midterm elections, the New York Times asked young evangelicals to tell them about the relationship between their faith and their politics.

7. More Than 100 Faith Groups Denounce Trump's Environmental Protection Rollbacks

"Children, communities of color, and people living in poverty get hit first and worst by loss of protections for water, land, and air."

8. Religious Leaders, Trans Advocate Interrupt Jeff Sessions Speech, Get Thrown Out

“I call upon you to repent,” said one protester after reciting a Bible verse during the attorney general’s speech.

9. When White Nationalist Christians Redefined Their Neighbors

“In church circles and in seminary, I heard about Barth, Bonhoeffer, and those who resisted. But I rarely heard about the majority of white Christians who supported a demagogue whose rhetoric had violent consequences.”

10. Death Cannot Separate Us From Love

“Those who die remain part of our lives. Death can’t break our connection to Jesus’ embodied spirit of love – he is with us always.”

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