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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Green New Deal picks up major Christian endorsements

The Green New Deal picks up major Christian endorsements
HuffPost: What climate policy would Jesus choose? One that protects nature and lifts up the poor, these Christians say.

Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide
Associated Press: Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies.
Pew Research: A closer look at how religious restrictions have risen around the world

In remote Appalachia, liberal Christians gather at Wild Goose to pray -- and plan
Religion News Service: This year was Wild Goose's eighth iteration since 2011. It is a curious blend of music festival, activist strategy session, and spiritual revival.

Donald Trump has made it clear: the only 'real Americans' are white and Christian
The Guardian: In a recent tirade from his bully pulpit on Twitter, Trump revealed who he thinks belongs in the United States -- and who doesn't.
The Atlantic: Trump tells America what kind of nationalist he is

Democrats have the religious left. Can they win the religious middle?
NPR: Democrats are hopeful they can mobilize a religious left to counter the religious right. Less clear is whether the outreach will resonate with those voters who make up the religious middle.

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