It’s increasingly common to hear people point towards laws compelling reporting as the answer to our child abuse crisis. Yet the research doesn’t back this up – highlighting a number of complications that need more attention.
Category: Social Justice
Nonviolence is a wonderful aspiration, but is it always God’s will? In the face of true evil, Latter-day prophets make clear our obligation to sometimes fight.
Some of the charged responses to inexplicable tragedies like this are only understandable. And some are clearly standing in the way of both greater healing and more effective prevention of future violence.
Part three of a series exploring differences in conservative and liberal approaches to faith – with a focus on the “social gospel.”
Most people seem not to appreciate how deeply some of the popular ideas advanced by advocates of Critical Race Theory conflict with the foundations of liberal democracy. More, not less, attention needs to be given to this disconnect.
Did you know countries in the world best for religious freedom are also best for gay rights? A lesbian minister shares why she believes “covenantal pluralism” might hold a big clue for healing the LGBT+ / faith divide.
Among the many legitimate questions Americans have asked since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, one has risen to the top regarding our influx of Afghan refugees: “How can I help?” Let me tell you how.
The increased child tax credit is one reliable way to reduce poverty, a key component of Zion building.
As we seek to improve policing in the United States, here are three concrete ideas and fresh practices from the British that we may do well to consider.
Would you say the greatest threat to public discourse is misinformation or censorship (or both)? Depending on that answer, we’re drawn to very different “solutions” – taking very different directions for America’s future.
As increasing attention is paid to the fight against injustice, there seems to be far less interest in the quality of life that justice is ushering people towards – and its meaning and positive purpose. On those questions, Christmas lays before us some precious answers worth celebrating.
We don’t agree on the problems facing America, which is why our views of the solutions and answers to the mess we’re in diverge so widely as well.