April 2017

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As they slowly waved to me, I felt like a free black person in the North riding by my enslaved brothers and sisters on a southern plantation. I recently visited Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana as part of a “pipeline to prison learning tour” sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee Central States. The Louisiana State Penitentiary…

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Oppose U.S. military action against Syria   Last week the U.S. launched airstrikes against a Syrian military installation, without debate or approval by the U.S. Congress or U.N. Security Council. President Trump said the airstrikes were in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack in Idlib. The U.S. has already been increasing its military presence in…

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Last night the U.S. launched airstrikes against a Syrian military installation, an act of war against the Syrian government, without debate or approval by the U.S. Congress or U.N. Security Council. President Trump said the airstrikes were in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack in Idlib earlier this week. The U.S. had already been increasing…

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