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What You Can Do Today to Help Realize America’s Greatest Promise  

What You Can Do Today to Help Realize America’s Greatest Promise  

Last Independence Day, I co-authored an opinion in The Columbus Dispatch with Tarunjit Singh Butalia of Religions for Peace USA and Rev. Jack Sullivan Jr. of the Ohio Council of Churches calling on Ohio Sen. Rob Portman — a fellow person of faith — to support S.J....

After Roe: Prioritizing the Poor and Remaining Steadfast for Equality

After Roe: Prioritizing the Poor and Remaining Steadfast for Equality

As we continue to absorb the striking news of the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, we are especially concerned–as I know many of you are–about how this abrupt and dramatic shift in the law will affect the lives, families, health, and...

On Juneteenth, We Celebrate and March Toward Liberation

On Juneteenth, We Celebrate and March Toward Liberation

This Sunday, our nation commemorates Juneteenth, in honor of the redemptive day in 1865 when enslaved people across the state of Texas were finally liberated–two and a half years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Even after the Confederate...

#Faith4ERA Stakeholder Update: May 2022

#Faith4ERA Stakeholder Update: May 2022

In the wake of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson, our collective work to secure women’s equal citizenship is more crucial than ever. I’m writing to explain how this ruling affects the rights of women and LGBTQ+ individuals and to ask for your...

To Affirm the Death Penalty Is to Reject the Christian Gospel

To Affirm the Death Penalty Is to Reject the Christian Gospel

By Allyson McKinney Timm and Shane Claiborne Recent weeks brought temporary reprieve for Melissa Lucio when the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stayed her execution–just 48 hours before the state was to put the 53-year-old Catholic grandmother and mother of 14 to...

Yes, You Can Be Pro-Woman and Pro-Child. Rise Above the Divide with Us.

Yes, You Can Be Pro-Woman and Pro-Child. Rise Above the Divide with Us.

America’s divisive politics have sold our nation far short. We’ve been told for too long that we must choose a side—women’s dignity and bodily integrity or the value of nascent human life. In truth, Jesus sees and cares for both. So should we. The draft Supreme Court...

2021 Annual Report: Letter from the Board Chair & Executive Director

2021 Annual Report: Letter from the Board Chair & Executive Director

Dear Fellow Advocate, Last year brought a number of breakthroughs and new beginnings in Justice Revival’s quest to expand and deepen Christian commitment to human rights in the United States, even as we lamented modest legislative progress at home and grave new...

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