Tag Archives: Congress

Right to Vote Is the American Promise

Marian Wright Edelman, Huff PostThese words are from the well-known televised address President Johnson gave before a joint session of Congress urging members to move forward without delay on what would become the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The speech…

The Devil & Daniel Brenner

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Over at the Huffington Post, Rabbi Daniel Brenner recently published an interesting piece about contraception and the Jewish tradition. Daniel wonders why Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, who had testified against the contraception mandate before Congress, and …

Talk of US military in Syria divides Congress

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the nation’s top military leader delivered a sober assessment Wednesday of Syria’s sophisticated air defenses and its extensive stockpile of chemical weapons in a strategic reality check to the demand for U.S. militar…