Years of litigation -- and the election of a new president -- have slowly morphed the original form of the contraceptive mandate.
Michael WearThis is a decent position from Biden. Note, he's not saying he'd go back to the "initial" rule, but that he'd go back to a later iteration of the rule that included accommodation of religious non-profits.
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is beginning to consolidate control over the Democratic National Committee and will have the ability to raise badly needed cash.
Michael WearBiden installs Mary Beth Cahill at the DNC. Cahill ran Kerry’s 2004 bid, and later said the campaign’s inability to navigate faith issues effectively was a major reason for their loss. Now she gets another go with the party’s next Catholic nominee.
COVID-19 is not just a health and economic crisis. It’s a spiritual crisis, too.
Michael WearHere's what I expect to be my main piece of writing about the coronavirus: on the role for faith in this crisis
Michael Wear"When Cuomo gets metaphysical, you know this is a crisis."
Michael Wear"We need to understand that this pandemic presents not just a physical and financial threat, but a threat to the social fabric and, crucially, an emotional and spiritual crisis. Technocratic solutions alone will fall short."
In a move with no precedent in New York City history Mayor Michael Bloomberg will shut down after today the worship services of scores of what he calls “these religious groups.” At lea…
Michael WearJust a reminder this morning that Mike Bloomberg spent years trying to kick mostly black and brown churches out of the public school buildings they would use (and pay for) for worship on Sundays.
(RNS) — “If we want to restore communities, what better way than to influence systemic injustices that will break generational strongholds of poverty and oppression," Warren said of the council.
Michael WearSome worthwhile background on this list of advisors. Dawnique Daughtry is the sister of Rev. Leah Daughtry, who has held leadership roles in the DNC. Miniard Culpepper served in the HUD Faith-based Center during Pres Obama's first term.
People cling to the traditional notion that career success is a male drama in which women must do their best in a supporting role.
Michael WearI shared this yesterday, but there's this thread that suggests for many people the goal of public policy around family/work is not to facilitate people living how they want, but to change what people want and how they choose live. This is a problem