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Children and Injustice

While many may not realize it consciously, injustice is viscerally felt by everyone in the society where injustice is occurring. We are all devastated by the continuing revelations about the deplorable conditions of the concentration camps at our southern border. … Continue reading

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Love Knows No Borders

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is helping organize “Love Knows No Borders: A moral call for migrant justice”. Thursday, December 13, 9:00am Hosted by AFSC Iowa 4211 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 For weeks now, President Trump has … Continue reading

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Prospects for Peace

As others have expressed, I have had times when I’ve been overwhelmed by the nearly daily onslaughts against democratic norms, institutions and governance, or lack thereof, of the current Republican administration and Congress. This continuous series of attacks on governing … Continue reading

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Where are the babies and children?

Where are the babies and children that were forcibly taken from their parents at the US-Mexican border? It would be bad enough if the separations were documented to allow the parents and children to eventually be reunited.¬† But as Senator … Continue reading

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Protest Art: Caged baby Jesus

The Nativity scene was put up early this year at¬†Christ Church Cathedral, an Episcopalian church on the Circle in the center of downtown Indianapolis. The Episcopalian church’s dean and rector, the Rev. Stephen Carlsen, says the display that’s part of … Continue reading

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Family Separation

Following is a Minute approved by Bear Creek Friends Meeting of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative), 6/24/2018. Family Separation In the face of almost universal condemnation at home and abroad, we are glad the President has reversed his decision to forcibly … Continue reading

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Poor People’s Campaign–Gun violence and militarism

The rally of the third week of the Poor People’s Campaign was held across the street from North High School in Des Moines, Iowa. The themes were gun violence and militarism. People spoke about school gun violence, violence against people … Continue reading

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