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Friday, May 17, 2024

Public opinion on abortion

As antisemitism grows, it is easier to condemn than define
NPR: Democrats and Republicans both say they want to fight antisemitism, but that might be where the agreement ends.

Catholic trad wives pose a formidable political and religious force
National Catholic Reporter: Trad wives are now on every social media platform, in Facebook groups, on Instagram and TikTok. These influencers, along with their followers, argue for the return to a nostalgic 1940s-1960s version of womanhood as a stay-at-home mother and wife.

How immigration became a top issue for voters 1,500 miles from the Mexico border
Sojourners: Despite being more than a thousand miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, in Wisconsin cities like Whitewater and Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison, voters of faith will head to the polls to help choose the next president and, by extension, determine potential immigration policies in the years to come.

As supernatural claims spread online, Vatican updates its rules on them*
The New York Times: People have long claimed sightings of the Virgin Mary or bleeding crucifixes, and some endorsed by the Roman Catholic Church have become hugely popular pilgrimage destinations.

Public opinion on abortion
Pew Research Center: While public support for legal abortion has fluctuated somewhat in two decades of polling, it has remained relatively stable over the past several years. Currently, 63% say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 36% say it should be illegal in all or most cases.

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