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#HolyWeekOfAction ends in silent resolve for uninsured

It is Good Friday.

It is the first day of Passover.

Today, we were silent.

Today we marched in silence.

Today we stood in silence outside our senator’s office.

The Power of a Committed, Morally Sound Minority

A powerful speech by Martin Luther King reminds us of the ways in which a committed, morally sound minority can change the course of history.

What Would Doug Gissendaner Say?

The author of this article is Kara Tragesser, building manager at Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center and the organizer of the Struggle Sisters.

I am consumed with thoughts of my friend, Kelly.

Kelly is a woman who participated in a horrible crime. But I never knew the person who was capable of being complicit in such a heinous act.

Whipping Wall Street

Rev. Aric Clark looks at the story of Jesus cleansing the Temple courtyard of the money-changers and considers how it relates to contemporary protest movements.

Former inmates say fight to save Gissendaner is only the beginning

"As we stand on the precipice of participating as a society in another state killing of a human, I pause to think of the tragedy that extinguishing Kelly’s life perpetuates. In vengeance and punishment there is no real resolution for the living, only the uneasy perpetuation of violence. Resolution is for fiction and not true to the reality of human existence. The truth in the reality of human existence is our only resolution is death and hastening the death of another that we have judged does nothing but add a new complexity to life’s tragic scales.

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