‘Pro-Family’ Homophobia Rips Families Apart

‘Pro-Family’ Homophobia Rips Families Apart

Happy LGBTQIA Pride Month! … is not what the Trump White House is saying this June. Instead, LGBTQIA Americans are being acknowledged by the government in the form of a Supreme Court ruling allowing a baker to refuse to bake a cake for same-sex weddings due to...
We Live in a Democracy, Not a Theocracy

We Live in a Democracy, Not a Theocracy

It wasn’t so long ago when one of the most powerful justifications wielded in support of segregation was religious belief. Throughout the American South, state-sanctioned Jim Crow laws legally separated blacks from whites. Schools were segregated. Restaurants...
Fear-mongering Hurts Us All

Fear-mongering Hurts Us All

Representative Loretta Sanchez voiced the fears of a growing number of Americans when she spoke recently with Larry King as details about the San Bernardino shooters emerged. “We know that there is a small group” of Muslims, the California Democrat said — “anywhere...
A Pilgrimage for Love, Justice, and Dignity

A Pilgrimage for Love, Justice, and Dignity

One hundred women walked 100 miles to welcome Pope Francis to Washington. Their goal? To bring attention to the U.S. immigration crisis — and to touch the hearts of our nation’s leaders. They started their pilgrimage outside the immigration detention facility in York,...
Francis Gets Served the House Specialty

Francis Gets Served the House Specialty

With his gentle grace, disarming humility, and penchant for saying “God bless America” like he means it, Pope Francis appeared to sweep Washington off its feet. Cheering throngs accompanied his every move. The powerful and powerless alike made a fuss. Take Senator...
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