From CNN: The Senate gave final approval Thursday to a roughly 1,200-page bill that promises to overhaul U.S. immigration laws for the first time since 1986, creating a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented residents while ratcheting up security along the Mexican border.
Day: June 27, 2013
The Rev. Canon Gregory Jacobs of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark blogs today about racism in America, and President Obama’s recent commencement speech at Morehouse University:
This week, the Senate will vote on S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. According to an alert released today by the Episcopal Public Policy Network: “Without these legislative changes our friends, family members and neighbors will continue to face separation from their families, unprecedented levels of detention and deportation, minimal due …
After yesterday’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage, David Gibson of Religion News Service offers four possible paths forward for religious conservatives who oppose marriage equality. Could yesterday’s rulings be for marriage equality what Roe v. Wade was for abortion? He writes:
Everyday Mysteries With others she manages a website for the Diocese of Colorado highlighting congregations’ creative ministries: