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A new study finds that Americans say they attend religious services more than they actually do. Is this bad news for churches?
Legislative action may be slow, but a new consensus is emerging: massive incarceration is unsustainable, both morally and financially.
On the international scene, Rwanda has become a synonym for doing nothing in the face of genocide. After 20 years, what's changed?
Eroding campaign finance rules gives wealthy donors more power. It may also generate cynicism and political disengagement.
The RFRA is a good law. But it wasn’t designed to grant religious rights to businesses—or to let people impose their beliefs on others.
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