Interfaith Groups Launch Call-In on Guns

by (@JeffreyHWalton) February 4, 2013

By Jeff Walton (@JeffreyHWalton) An interfaith group initiated by Rabbi David Saperstein’s Religious Action Center of Reformed Judaism is launching a national call-in campaign today, asking congregants to contact their members of Congress and urge them to support additional restrictions on firearms. The Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and United Church of Christ each issued […]

Evangelical Groups: Immigration Reform “Imminent” Following Election

by (@JeffreyHWalton) November 13, 2012

Officials from 10 Evangelical organizations have cited “reduced pushback” against a citizenship pathway for illegal immigrants in their appeal for a new immigration policy. Central to the Evangelical Immigration Table’s new push was a sense that the legislative landscape had changed, even though control of the two houses of Congress and the presidency remained largely […]

Evangelicals Unite Against Alabama Immigration Law

by (@bjgingerich) November 28, 2011

The debate over immigration reform has shifted from Arizona to Alabama. (Photo credit: On November 15th, several evangelicals held a press call denouncing Alabama’s HB 56 immigration law, which they described as “the harshest anti-immigrant law in the nation.” This law targets employers and human traffickers who facilitate illegal immigration. The week before, this […]