WASHINGTON (RNS) If police want to win the trust of Muslim Americans, they’re going to have to show that Muslims are not being singled out as potential terrorists, the report concludes.
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The Colorado Springs clinic, which includes abortion services, has been the target of repeated protests by anti-abortion activists. The policeman who died was a co-pastor at an evangelical church.
(RNS) Mainline Protestants and Jews tend to support the police use of force. Catholics and those in historically black churches are the least supportive.
(RNS) A nation grounded in laws and justice requires a trained cadre whose work is to enforce laws fairly. We thought we had that cadre.
(RNS) As racial tensions continue to simmer in the wake of the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of white officers in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and elsewhere, churches have offered themselves up as trusted go-betweens for the police and angry residents, particularly in black communities.
NEW YORK (RNS) In an evocative homily in St. Patrick’s Cathedral the day after two NYPD officers were shot dead, Cardinal Timothy Dolan spoke powerfully of his own anguish and his “worry about a city tempted to tension and division.”
(RNS) I know from my years there as a pastor that Ferguson is a strong community. The town has rootedness, civic pride, strong churches, and a fervent desire to make an integrated community work.
FERGUSON, Mo, (RNS) Speaking at a church service here, the Rev. Al Sharpton announced a future march in Washington on policing. He criticized the militarization of police, saying they act as if they are “at war with … citizens.”