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Jimmy Carter: Ban the Death Penalty

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/11/11-3 US Supreme Court should rule death penalty is ‘cruel and unusual punishment,’ said former president – Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer The death penalty is a form of legalized “cruel and unusual punishment” and should be banned across … Continue reading

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News Posts, September 20, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Quick Reference on New Poverty Data http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=16617 CLASP Weighs in on Child Poverty Data and SNAP http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=16575 Latest Income Numbers in Historical Perspective http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=16658 Statement on Passage of … Continue reading

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Tell Us Your American Story Today!

From Half in Ten (http://halfinten.org/): Half in Ten and the Coalition on Human Needs are thrilled to announce the next phase of our work to collect and deploy personal stories to shape the national debate around poverty issues. As you … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for August 23, 2013

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SNAPshot—SNAP Participation and Poverty in PA

From the Pennsylvania Hunger Action Center (http://www.pahunger.org/): The chart below shows the number of individuals below 150% of poverty (using ACS 2011 data) compared to the number of individuals participating in SNAP during June 2013 for Forest, Clinton, Huntingdon, Clearfield, … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for June 28, 2013

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News and Action Summary for June 21, 2013

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Friday Infographic: Two Tax Credits that Work for PA

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2013/april/friday-infographic-two-tax-credits-work-pa Apr 12, 2013 09:39 am | Chris Lilienthal The Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit help working families make ends meet by both rewarding work and recognizing the additional expenses of raising children, as this … Continue reading

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Six Claims on Detainee Torture, Skewered

Posted at http://www.nationofchange.org/six-claims-detainee-torture-skewered-1367250119 Christie Thompson, ProPublica, News Investigation Among the news that ended up being buried in the events last week: A nonpartisan think tank, the Constitution Project, released a scathing, 577-page report (http://detaineetaskforce.org/newsroom/multimedia/) on the U.S.’s treatment, and torture, of detainees … Continue reading

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News Posts, March 1, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Imagine…A Minimum Wage Your Daughter Could Live On: http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=14054

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