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May 8, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Faith network shares plight of mothers seeking to avoid deportation

Martha Lorena Rivera describes a life of uncertainty and difficulty as she and her youngest child, an 8-year-old daughter, have lived at a Catholic retreat near Las Cruces for the past …

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May 8, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Mothers in sanctuary ask Trump to be with their families

Noel Andersen, representative of Church World Service, one of the organizations that organized the telephone link, said these cases reflect the effect that the harsh “zero tolerance” policies of this …

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May 8, 2018

The Greitens trial: First-term prosecutor gears up for biggest case of her career

Cassandra Gould, the pastor at Quinn Chapel AME Church and the executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, was one of many to see racism and hypocrisy at work in the …

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May 7, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

MO Voters to Decide on Initiative Targeting Corruption in Government

Volunteers in the Clean Missouri Initiative recently submitted nearly 347,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office – more than double the amount needed to get their issues on a statewide ballot …

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May 4, 2018

Clergy Organizing

Politics in the Pews: Anti-Trump Activism Is Reviving Protestant Churches—at a Cost

“People are wanting our faith communities to take a stand,” said Bishop Dwayne D. Royster, pastor of Faith United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C., and political director of the PICO National Network, …

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May 4, 2018

Activists aim to put slate of progressive initiatives on Missouri voters’ ballots

They’re taking their fight for reforms they think will improve Missouri lawmakers directly to voters. On Thursday, they turned in nearly 347,000 signatures gathered by more than 1,600 volunteers to …

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