Mar
28
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Mar
25
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
James Rebhorn, a popular actor, died this week. He did his friends and family a significant favor by writing his own obituary. It's a wonderful reflection on his own life and reminds us of the importance of end of life planning.
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Mar
22
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/hobby-lobby-3">Hobby Lobby Case: Does the government have a compelling interest to mandate this contraception coverage?</a></h1>
As a member of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute for 2014, I have pledged to raise the voice of our faith community on issues of reproductive justice. In Hobby Lobby #1, we asked a few questions based on the summary at Supreme Court blog. In this post, we continue to look at these questions and their potential impact from a layperson's perspective.
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Mar
21
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Mar
20
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/hobby-lobby-2">Hobby Lobby Case: Can a business owner opt out of federal requirements for religious reasons?</a></h1>
As a member of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute for 2014, I have pledged to raise the voice of our faith community on issues of reproductive justice. In Hobby Lobby #1, we asked a few questions based on the summary at Supreme Court blog. In this post, we will look at a few of these questions and their potential impact from a layperson's perspective.
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Mar
19
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
As a member of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute for 2014, I have pledged to raise the voice of our faith community on issues of reproductive justice. This post is intended to fairly summarize background information on the Hobby Lobby case from my perspective.
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Mar
14
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/friday-roundup031414">Friday Roundup</a></h1>
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Mar
13
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/2014-national-gun-violence-sabbath-weekend-is-march-13-16">2014 National Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend is March 13-16</a></h1>
The weekend will include events from coast to coast, including a centerpiece kickoff event at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on the evening of Thursday, March 13 which will be live-streamed!
tags Guns
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Mar
10
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/a-wonderful-read-one-familys-experience-with-disney-and-autism">A Wonderful Read: One Family's Experience with Disney and Autism</a></h1>
My disdain for the Disney Corporation is one of my many unpopular opinions among family and friends. I have many reasons I find Disney problematic, which I won't go into here. That being said, this NYTimes article about how one family used their autistic child's love of Disney movies to reach his hidden self is one of the best things I've read in a long while.
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Mar
07
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
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Mar
05
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/national-week-of-prayer-for-the-healing-of-aids2014">National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS</a></h1>
March 2-9, 2014 marks the 25th Anniversary of the National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS.
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Mar
03
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/you-blew-it-mcconaughey">You blew it, McConaughey</a></h1>
As many of you know, I love movies. So, it's no surprise that I had more than a passing interest in the Oscars last night. Let me just say now, Matthew McConaughey blew it.
tags AIDS
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