Exploring religion’s role in the paid family leave debate
Tish Harrison Warren is an Anglican priest and former campus minister for InverVarsity Graduate and Faculty Ministries. She currently serves as writer-in-residence at Church of the Ascension in Pittsburgh. Warren has argued that supporting paid family leave is part of being consistently pro-life.
The Rev. Amy Ziettlow is pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Decatur, Illinois. She has written on family leave policies, including those that cover elder care, for The Atlantic, The Christian Century and other publications.
Lyman Stone is a research fellow with the Institute for Family Studies and an adjunct fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He has researched and written about immigration, education and family-related policies. Stone currently serves as a missionary in the Lutheran Church-Hong Kong Synod.
The Rev. Devon Anderson is rector of Trinity Excelsior Episcopal Church in Excelsior, Minnesota. She serves as chairwoman of an Episcopal Church task force on paid family leave.
Sharon Eubank directs LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She also serves as first counselor in the first presidency of the church’s Relief Society, an organization for female Latter-day Saints. Arrange an interview through Eric Hawkins.
Satjeet Kaur is the executive director of the Sikh Coalition. Coronavirus-related restrictions on group gatherings will affect how Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi, an annual religious festival.
The Rev. Walter Kim is president of the National Association of Evangelicals and pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia.