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Analysis of Supreme Court Decisions
June 28, 2013
Analysis of Supreme Court Decisions
“The vote on the Defense of Marriage Act was very interesting. You had five justices saying this denies gays and lesbians equality and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution, and I think that says an awful lot because that will carry down the road in other cases. I think this may be a precursor ...
June 28, 2013
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Religious Reaction to Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
June 28, 2013
Religious Reaction to Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
“This has energized the movement for marriage redefinition, and at the same time it’s energized those of us who believe marriage is the union of a man and a woman for the sake of their children,” said Kim Daniels, an attorney and a spokeswoman for the president of the US Conference of Catholic ...
June 28, 2013
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One Million Bones
June 28, 2013
One Million Bones
“Let the souls of the millions who have died speak to us and speak through us,” said Rabbi Bruce Lustig of the large public art installation that raises awareness of ongoing genocides and mass atrocities. “We all share the same bones. No matter your creed, no matter your color, we are all ...
June 28, 2013
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Affirmative Action, Civil Rights 50th Anniversary, Prisons and Mentally Ill 
June 21, 2013
Affirmative Action, Civil Rights 50th Anniversary, Prisons and Mentally Ill 
Supreme Court decision on affirmative action; historian Taylor Branch on 1963 civil rights events; and relying on jails and prisons to care for the mentally ill.
June 21, 2013
Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
June 21, 2013
Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
Racial diversity is only “one factor among many” in admissions decisions, according to the University of Texas vice president for diversity. But if the Supreme Court decides to abandon racial preferences, what will become of the pursuit of racial justice in education?
June 21, 2013
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Taylor Branch Extended Interview
June 21, 2013
Taylor Branch Extended Interview
"I call Dr. King a modern founder in the sense that he was doing just what Jefferson and Lincoln and the other American founders were doing in their most spiritual moments…which was to confront very stubborn forms of evil and subjugation and figure out a way to transform them into equal ...
June 21, 2013
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Prisons and the Mentally Ill
June 21, 2013
Prisons and the Mentally Ill
It doesn’t make moral, ethical, or fiscal sense, according to Cook County sheriff Tom Dart, to house people who are mentally ill in jails and prisons.
June 21, 2013
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Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation
June 14, 2013
Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation
The morality of balancing national security and privacy rights; the new president of the SBC’s office of public policy issues; and bridging divides between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.
June 14, 2013
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The Ethics of Government Data Collection
June 14, 2013
The Ethics of Government Data Collection
Watch our conversation with Michael Kessler of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs about perspectives of religious and ethical traditions on the government’s massive collection of electronic data and its vast surveillance effort.
June 14, 2013
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Irish Reconciliation
June 14, 2013
Irish Reconciliation
After an IRA explosion in 1987 terrorized the community of Enniskillen, killed 11 Protestants, and injured scores of others, Gordon Wilson, father of one victim, said he forgave the bombers and prayed for the grace to continue to do so. Will the members of the G8 summit meeting in Northern Ireland ...
June 14, 2013
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Russell Moore
June 14, 2013
Russell Moore
“We don’t belong to anyone’s political party. We don’t belong to anyone’s organization, and so we ought to have the freedom, then, to speak prophetically to both parties and to all parties“ says the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty ...
June 14, 2013
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Russell Moore Extended Interview
June 14, 2013
Russell Moore Extended Interview
“The Bible doesn’t give us a road map for every issue. The Bible gies us a goal, a sense of what human flourishing ought to look like, and sometimes there are going to be issues where the Bible speaks very clearly to us, and we have to speak just as clearly. There are other issues where we ...
June 14, 2013
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