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Friday, September 8, 2017

Should a judge's nomination be derailed by her faith?

Let them listen: white Christians need to make an investment in learning about racism
Bearings: In the wake of Charlottesville, David Evans writes why he no longer will answer the question: "Why is racism still a problem?"
Commonweal: A conversation on race? Don't kid me 
The Nashville Statement: Maybe the issue isn't the issue
Baptist News Global: Let's not be inordinately concerned about the recent Nashville Statement. It's really nothing new, Bill Leonard says.

The disestablishment of the church is now necessary and inevitable
The (London) Guardian: Now that more than half the UK population has no religion, it's time the church stopped being courtiers of the establishment and reclaimed its counter-cultural voice, Giles Fraser says.

In major Supreme Court case, Justice Dept. sides with baker who refused to make wedding cake for gay couple
The Washington Post: The government argued that the Colorado baker's cakes are a form of expression and he cannot be compelled to use his talents for something that conflicts with his religious beliefs.

Should a judge's nomination be derailed by her faith?
The Atlantic: During a recent hearing, Democratic senators pushed an appellate-court nominee to explain how her faith would affect her legal decisions.

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