Moral Imperative

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COMMENTARY: Federal workers deserve a living wage

WASHINGTON — “All labor has dignity.” That’s what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said 50 years ago, and it’s … Continued

In Baby Veronica case, some evangelicals side with adoptive parents

RNS () — The Baby Veronica case, named for the girl at the center of a contentious child custody dispute, … Continued

Francis, the peace pope

Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.

Does the U.S. have a moral imperative in Syria?

We cannot let “morality” messaging and media spin mislead the American public into a war it doesn’t support.

What’s the real cost of cheap, fast food?

(Photo: Belleville News-Democrat) Last week, thousands of Americans stepped away from their jobs at fast-food restaurants and into the streets … Continued

‘The Butler’ shows the determination of unselfish love

The little boy watched his mother’s madness and his father’s murder. An old white woman takes him from her cotton … Continued

America must be better than Guantanamo

A Guantanamo detainee’s feet are shown in this April 27, 2010 file photo. (POOL/REUTERS ) Diane Randall is the executive … Continued

Demand legal protection: It’s okay to be gay at work

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg You can still be fired for being gay in 29 states, and for being transgender in … Continued

ANALYSIS: Where are the Christians on burying Tsarnaev?

BOSTON — Soon after the Boston Marathon bombings, local Christian leaders stepped swiftly into the public eye, convening vigils and … Continued

Ahmadis in Pakistan face unfair election

A Pakistani woman walks past posters of a parliamentary election candidate. B.K. Bangash/Associated ) On May 11th, the world’s second … Continued

Ahmadis in Pakistan face unfair election

A Pakistani woman walks past posters of a parliamentary election candidate. B.K. Bangash/Associated…) On May 11th, the world’s second most populous … Continued

‘They deserve a vote’: Call and response in Obama’s State of the Union

Andrew Harrer BLOOMBERG Former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, second left, and husband Mark Kelly, retired space shuttle commander, listen to U.S. … Continued

For conservatives, a biblical imperitive for comprehensive immigration reform

As Congress now begins their 113th legislative session, they have many difficult and divisive issues to confront. The issue of … Continued

Is Gun Ownership Christian?

Who is to blame for the 500 child deaths in 2011 related to gun violence? Christian leaders say: not us.

Can Biden plan stem epidemic of gun violence in Chicago?

President Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposal to curb gun violence in generations. Will this combination of executive orders … Continued

Why American Jews and Muslims backed Obama by huge margins

REUTERS President Obama addresses supporters at his election night victory rally in Chicago on Nov. 7, 2012. In addition to … Continued

Is it ethical to defy evacuation orders?

As Hurricane Sandy bore down on the barrier islands of New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie gave stubborn residents one more … Continued

After a year of exile, anti-abortion priest Frank Pavone is back

NEW YORK — A year ago, the Rev. Frank Pavone was facing an existential crisis in the unlikeliest of places. … Continued

Jewish activist: ‘Hate speech must not be accepted as civil discourse’

Astrid Riecken FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Controversial posters on the Israel Palestinian conflict are placed at U Street Metro stop … Continued

State Department highlights global religious restrictions in new report

Religious minorities continue to suffer loss of their rights across the globe, the State Department reported Monday (July 30), with … Continued