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Church Leaders in Louisiana to Rally for Lowering Incarceration Penalties

Faith leaders from across Louisiana will converge on the state Capitol in Baton Rouge on Tuesday (March 31) to advocate for changes to the state’s incarceration policies, including lowering penalties for marijuana possession and allowing courts to waive mandatory minimum sentences. 193 more words

God Hates the Welfare State

Paul Ryan is all the buzz these days. In case you didn’t know, Mitt Romney recently selected him to be his running mate.

Salon writer Sarah Amandolare thinks that Paul Ryan has a “religion problem.” She believes that, although Ryan professes to be a devout Catholic, his supposedly laissez-faire principles are demonstrably at odds with the tenets of Christianity. 3,789 more words

Warn Lutherans about Alinsky inspired community organizing in their churches

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has a page on its website that shows where to find “community organizing congregations.”

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NEW: Locations of Alinsky Inspired Community Organizations in the United States Listed by State

The attached list is of Alinsky inspired “socialist” community organizations in the United States.  This list is arranged in state order so it is easier for you to find these organizations.  191 more words