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Battlefield ‘killer robots’ almost a reality, campaigners warn

A human rights agency has raised concerns about the advent of “killer robots”, capable of selecting and killing targets autonomously. “Lethal armed robots that could target and kill without any human intervention should never be built,” said …

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U.S. Drone Strikes Against U.S. Citizens?

A Discussion

Published on Liberty Magazine The Question U.S. drone strikes against American citizens have been in the news for some time time now. Certainly Attorney General Eric Holder’s admonition last week that the president has legal authority to …

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God Love Uganda- a New Film

Help Spread the Word!

The God Loves Uganda engagement campaign will broaden the movement opposing the U.S. exportation of hate and intolerance, particularly against the LGBT community, at the hands of American Evangelical sects. We will do this by concentrating our …

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Fluoridation and the Environment

The actual science on fluoridation: its effect on salmon and the environment, efficacy for dental health, and safety for human consumption.

U.S. Tortured Detainees And Top Officials Are Responsible: Report

By: Luke Johnson luke.johnson@huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON — A two-year independent investigation by the Constitution Project released Tuesday said that U.S. forces engaged in torture and senior officials bear responsibility for it. The nonpartisan, 577-page report concluded that the events of the …

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Progressive/Integral Congregation seeks Leadership

Inviting letters of interest for Leadership of progressive, post-modern, interfaith congregation in western Colorado. Historic open and affirming community located in city of 100K+ with wonderful access to Colorado mountains and deserts. See www.koinoniagj.org. Submit letters of …

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National Religious Campaign Against Torture

We are writing to ask for your help to reach local congregations or campus ministry to be participate in the National Religious Campaign Against Torture’s (NRCAT) Fact Not Fiction campaign. NRCAT created the Fact Not Fiction campaign …

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Interested in helping with some important research?

Understanding factors involved in self-injury among LGBTQ individuals We are looking for LGBTQ individuals between 18 and 25 years of age to participate in a research project looking at self-injury. You do not need to have a …

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Illinois State Senator Jason Barickman Stands Alones

From Christians for A Change On February 14, 2013, Illinois State Senator Jason Barickman stood alone. Jason Barickman was the only Republican in the Illinois Senate to vote YES for SB 10 The Religious Freedom and Marriage …

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Baptist Church in Houston, Texas Installs First Female Minister

Covenant Church of Houston, Texas will install Laura Mayo as Senior Minister on Sunday, March 3rd at 11:00am. Laura is the first female minister for Covenant. She was called after Rev. Jeremy Rutledge, who had been Senior …

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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh: only love can save us from climate change

http://www.guardian.co.uk Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers, is a man at great peace even as he predicts the possible collapse of civilisation within 100 years as a result of runaway climate change. …

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168 children killed in drone strikes in Pakistan since start of campaign

As many as 168 children have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan during the past seven years as the CIA has intensified its secret programme against militants along the Afghan border. In an extensive analysis of …

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Diana Butler Bass- Extended Interview

PBS

“I think that people who are leaving church, or people who call themselves spiritual but not religious, are raising really significant questions about faith, about community life and about the future of religion that religious leaders should …

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Twelve men to be executed by Libyan militia for allegedly being gay

An extremist Salafist militia in Libya captured twelve men promising to mutilate and kill them for allegedly being gay

Twelve men face mutilation and execution for allegedly being gay after they have been captured by an extremist Libyan Islamist militia. The twelve men were, apprently, having a private party in Ain Zara, a suburb of Tripoli, …

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Let My Preachers Endorse: A Modest Church-State Proposal

This past Wednesday the Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a federal lawsuit against IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman for allowing churches to endorse candidates while remaining tax exempt. According to the FFRF, this “constitutes preferential treatment to churches and religious organizations …

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Israel, Gaza Ceasefire Reached after Week of Israeli Terror

The Israel/Gaza ceasefire has officially commenced. There have been no explosions since the official ceasefire starting point at 9 p.m. local time (2 p.m. EDT), but low flying drones can still be heard flying overhead in Gaza. Agence …

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Finding the Intersection of Reproductive Rights, Politics, and Faith

This interview is part of a series profiling leaders of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute, a project of CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative. The Institute provides faith-based leaders working on reproductive justice with training …

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Diocese says parish must hold separate Communion services

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond has told the nation’s only blended Catholic and Episcopal parish it must change its worship services so Catholics and non-Catholics meet in separate rooms for Holy Communion. The parish, Church of …

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