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August 14, 2008

Twenty years ago, our 1988 General Convention called for the church to "give strong support to responsible local public and private school programs of education in human sexuality." That support for responsible sex education in our schools is more important than ever:

In 2006 the teen...

August 14, 2008

Help improve the health and education of America's youth today by asking Congress to pass the Responsible Education About Life Act!

The REAL Act would use state grants to fund comprehensive, medically accurate and age appropriate sex education for America's youth. The goal would be to...

July 30, 2008

The Honorable José E. SerranoU.S. House of Representatives2227 Rayburn House Office BuildingWashington, D.C. 20515-3216

Dear Mr. Serrano:

We, the undersigned organizations, are writing to express our sincere thanks and support for your efforts to combat the HIV/AIDS and hepatitis...

July 29, 2008

Recent news that scientists in Japan and the United States have converted skin cells into stem cells that are similar to human embryonic stem cells surprised the world. Drawing from information derived from human embryonic stem cells, these researchers found that they could reprogram certain...

July 1, 2008

The Rev. Steven Strane offered a "hairy" witness to his St. Timothy's, Danville congregation, by boycotting the barbershop during his three months sabbatical.

But then the effort grew -- and grew -- until lopping off a year's worth and an estimated 10 inches of locks translated into bald...

June 23, 2008

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Dear Representative,

 

 

As members of organizations concerned with faith, ethics, and commitment to the welfare of human kind, we ask your consideration of a bill...

June 17, 2008

Over the past five years, the United States response to HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis has been its single-most effective foreign-aid program focused on fighting the roots of global poverty. The $15 billion dollar commitment proposed by President Bush and passed by Congress in 2003 has saved...

May 21, 2008

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a man known for speaking out about injustices from whatever side they come, and for his charismatic preaching peppered with heart-wrenching anecdotes. However, when he visited the United Nations in Geneva on May 20, he stressed the link between "faith and health."...

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