The Religious Roots of Human Rights

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Guantanamo: An Assessment and Reflection from Those Who Have Been There

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What the Torture Debate Reveals about American Christianity

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Religious Conference on Torture

    Faithful Democrats will be covering the Religious Conference on Torture live at Mercer University.  A program for the event can be found on the Evangelical for Human Rights website and live streaming is provided as well.  In addition to coverage of the conference, Faithful Democrats will be posting columns on the issues of [Read More...]

How We Got Here: How Torture Entered US Interrogation Policy After 9/11

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How the U.S. Military Responded to the Drift Toward Torture

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What Torture Does to Human Beings

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Saddleback Civil Forum

Live blog – commentary on the Saddleback Civil Forum. [Read more...]

Too Good To Be True

If something seems too good to be true, it usually is . . . or so the saying goes.  And, as a general rule, I believe this is a good adage to remember.  It speaks to the need for caution, and a healthy dose of skepticism.  This doesn’t mean that everything that seems too good [Read More...]

Paradise Lost

For those who have not heard or read the speech Al Gore gave last week on climate change stop reading this and go here immediately.  As I am sure is true for many who heard it, this speech evoked many patriotic emotions in me.  I thought of the iconic moments in our nation’s history when [Read More...]


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