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The Politics of Faith

1040 for Peace: Is tax season an opportunity to protest war?  Some are doing just that. [Soujourners]

Fiscal v. Social Conservatism: Can the Tea Party’s flavor satisfy Iowa’s Religious Right? [NY Times]

Westboro Baptist Church branches out from their usual routine of protesting military funerals and decides to picket Elizabeth Taylor’s funeral. [Huffington Post]

Presbyterian Minister who used to preach against homosexuality now supports and speaks out for same-sex marriage rights. []

In contrast to an earlier congressional hearing focusing on Islamic radicalism, recent Senate hearing focuses on protecting civil rights of American Muslims. [USA Today]





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