Read a Dec. 8, 2012, San Antonio Express-News story about the influence that evangelicals could have on Republican lawmakers’ immigration positions.
A December 2012 Las Posadas procession in Salt Lake City incorporated the reading of a multifaith statement backing immigration reform. Plans for the event were detailed on The Salt Lake Tribune’s Following Faith blog.
Read a Jan. 1, 2013, post on the website of the Council on Foreign Relations on why immigration reform was expected to happen at the start of President Obama’s second term.
Read a Jan. 2, 2013 Huffington Post story, “Obama’s Immigration Reform Push To Begin This Month.”
Read a Jan. 3, 2013, Washington Post story about the White House’s use of executive powers to reshape immigration while awaiting congressional action on reform.
Read a Jan. 12, 2013, New York Times article that says Obama will push for a sweeping overhaul on immigration, rather than piecemeal legislation, and that he will insist on providing a path to citizenship for immigrants who gain legal status.
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life provides a resource page on religion and politics. It includes links to relevant surveys and news items.
Read a June 10, 2013, article from the Associated Press (posted by the Huffington Post) about the federal government’s decision to comply with a New York state judge’s ruling on the Plan B contraceptive. While the Obama administration pushed to make 15 the minimum age at which a female could purchase Plan B without a prescription, […]
Read an April 16, 2013, article from NBC News about how the Tea Party is faring four years after its founding.