Weekly Wrap 6.28.19: 10 Stories You May Have Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 6.28.19: 10 Stories You May Have Missed This Week

1. Prisons Weren't Built for Children. Here's What We Can Do
“This is not a partisan issue. This is not a political issue. This is a moral issue.”

2. The Boomers Ruined Everything
The mistakes of the past are fast creating a crisis for younger Americans.

3. Who's Most at Risk When the Census Is Politicized
“Our democracy loses its integrity and legitimacy when people and communities are made invisible and further marginalized by undercounting in the census.”

4. Increasing Support for Religiously Based Service Refusals
“Support for religiously based service refusals have increased across virtually every demographic group since 2014.”

5. The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years
The New York Times ’ book critics select the most outstanding memoirs published since 1969.

6. Why We Need a Theology of Protest
Hong Kong's anti-extradition protests are singing liberation. And the annual July 1 pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong are expected to see a massive turnout.

7. Trump’s Justice Department has Turned 'Religious Liberty' into a License to Discriminate
Before Trump co-opted the Department of Justice as a tool of the White House, it was considered a champion for victims of discrimination, not a shield for the discriminators.

8. Meet the Catholic Sister Nominated for an ESPY Award for her Wicked Curveball
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck might be the only Catholic sister to have both her own bobblehead and Topps baseball card.

9. What 'Holy Land' Tours Miss
“As a Palestinian Christian who grew up in Jerusalem, I have a hard time knowing where my narrative fits.”

10. How Public Health Can Help Us Better Love Our Neighbor
“Public health professionals and Christians should, in theory, be natural collaborators.”