Quotes in the News

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"If there are people who reject God or the church, Christianity or religiously inspired moral values, because of what conservative evangelical political activists do, this is disastrous from a Christian point of view."

David Gushee

Christian ethics professor at Mercer University and author of The Future of Faith in American Politics (USA Today/RNS)



"I have reached the conclusion that the atmosphere today, and the reality that exists in the House of Representatives, no longer encourages the finding of common ground."

Steven LaTourette

U.S. congressman (R-Ohio), announcing he will retire rather than seek re-election this fall (MSNBC/Sojourners)



"We have become a nation rife with domestic terrorism—moving from a land of hospitality and freedom to a land of the fearful and the besieged, with gun violence being the driving force behind this change."

Progressive National Baptist Convention

A resolution calling for an assault-weapons ban (RNS)


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