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Cross-Post: Alabama Churches Lead Opposition to Immigration Law

Originally published on HuffPost Politics. First Posted: 7/14/11 08:00 AM ET Updated: 7/14/11 08:03 AM ET

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — For some believers and church leaders, opposing Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation law against undocumented immigration is a chance for Bible Belt redemption.


Lessons from Liberia: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Not unlike other international news lost in the maelstrom of the last eight years, the plunge of Liberia into utter, horrific chaos didn’t warrant significant U.S. news coverage or response. Not surprising. After all, Liberia is in Africa (country or a continent?) and even though it was born of former slaves from these shores it—like most African nations and peoples—seldom grabs U.S. attention.