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Amen (again) to faith-based initiatives

You probably know that millions of low-income children receive federally-funded free and reduced-price meals in school. But do you have … Continued

Churches, synagogues press for federal rebuilding aid after Sandy

NEPONSIT, N.Y. — The cornerstone of West End Temple reads “1960,” but the interior of the synagogue in New York … Continued

A verdict on faith-based partnerships under Obama and Bush

“Obama stimulus pours millions into faith-based groups,” read the title of a December 3, 2010, Politico article. It reported that … Continued

Keeping faith with faith-based initiative

By Melissa Rogersmember, Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships People interested in the church-state aspects of government partnerships with … Continued

Q&A with World Vision president

By William Wan Among the 25 members of the President Obama’s Faith Council in town this week to pass on … Continued

Obama’s faith council readying recommendations

By Michelle Boorstein Government agencies that do business with faith-based social service groups should let the public know clearly who … Continued

Obama’s Faith-Based Council Sticks to Middle Ground

CLARIFICATION: Below I said that task force members who wrote the report disagreed about whether groups that are subcontractors (people … Continued

Obama’s Faith-Based Panels Release First Ideas Today

By Michelle Boorstein The U.S. government will much more systematically take the impact of religion into account in its dealings … Continued

Faith-Based Hiring, No Faith-Based Serving

Should the Obama Administration let faith-based programs that receive government grants discriminate against those they hire or serve? 1…..The only … Continued

Don’t Use My Tax Dollars to Discriminate

The government’s money is everybody’s money. When you receive grants that come from the government, you’re getting money that belongs … Continued

Yes. No. Probably.

Should the Obama Administration let faith-based programs that receive government grants discriminate against those they hire or serve? The question … Continued

Uncle Sam’s Faith

Should the Obama Administration let faith-based programs that receive government grants discriminate against those they hire or serve? Here’s a … Continued

Faith-Based Initiatives

Should the Obama Administration let faith-based programs that receive government grants discriminate against those they hire or serve? Of course … Continued

Government’s Gold, Government’s Rules

Candidate Obama didn’t care for President Bush’s 2002 executive order that allowed faith-based groups to discriminate in hiring and still … Continued

Presidential Aptitude Test

If you can get through police lines to meet any Presidential candidate this fall (with fewer than three billy-clubbings or … Continued