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U.S. Politics

Marshall Breger: U.S. Citizenship: Priceless or Merely Convenient?

21:17 31 March in 2012 May/June, Issues, Opinion, Politics, Topics, U.S. Politics
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By Marshall Breger In 2011, Sen. Joseph Lieberman suggested that U.S. nationals, “homegrown” or otherwise, be stripped of their citizenship if they are “engaging in or purposefully and materially supporting hostilities against the United States.” More recently, in Israel, right-wing Knesset members pushed for legislation taking...

How Jerry Falwell Changed the Republican Party

11:41 14 March in Culture, History, Politics, Religion, U.S. Politics
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By Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil Jerry Falwell “stamped out” anti-Semitism in the Republican Party, said Michael Sean Winters, a reporter for the National Catholic Reporter—and no Falwell sympathizer—at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC earlier this week. By making Israel a concern for conservative Christians, Falwell...

Catholic Candidates, Voters and Contraception

12:27 10 February in Politics, Religion, U.S. Politics
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By Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil From the announcement of President Obama’s controversial new contraception policy, to Rick Santorum’s unexpected triple-win on Tuesday—Catholics have determined this week’s news cycle. To understand these developments, Moment speaks with Shaun Casey, a religious outreach advisor to the Obama campaign and author...

Jeffrey Rosen: High Stakes for Church and State Separation

03:37 05 January in 2012 January-February, Issues, Opinion, Politics, Religion, U.S. Politics
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By Jeffrey Rosen Of all the issues that could be significant in the 2012 presidential election, the future of church-state separation hasn’t gotten much attention. It should however, because in the Republican primaries so far, it’s striking how vigorously nearly all of the candidates—and not just...