Why the US military is fighting with the NRA…

via┬áGun control: Why the US military is fighting with the NRA – CSMonitor.com. US military commanders are trying to cope with an epidemic of suicides within the armed forces. ┬áOfficials say they are frustrated by a recent law, backed by the NRA, that makes it difficult to talk to soldiers about personally owned firearms. The NRA typically comes out in the full attack mode anytime … Continue reading Why the US military is fighting with the NRA…

A Call for a New Social Covenant

I got another of those wrenching emails from my friend Jim Wallis over at Sojourners. He sends out a weekly email entitled “Hearts & Minds”. ┬áHere is part of the content: In the past 20 years, the world has witnessed the death of social contracts. We have seen a massive┬ábreakdown in trust┬ábetween citizens, their economies, and their governments. In our own country, we can point … Continue reading A Call for a New Social Covenant