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Fall 2012 JustSouth Quarterly

The latest JustSouth Quarterly focuses on race and the 2012 election, Catholic Social Thought and the common good, the Ryan-Romney budget plan and Catholic moral criteria, and new hope for immigrants caught up in a world of impossibility.

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October 2012 JustSouth E-newsletter Posted

The October 2012 JustSouth E-Newsletter looks at the election and Catholic social thought, highlights the Vatican II document on the Church in the Modern World, and provides an update on President Obama's executive action affecting undocumented youth.

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Dr. Alex Mikulich featured on America Magazine Blog

On August 20, Dr. Alex Mikulich was featured in an America Magazine blog about the USCCB's Labor Day Statement.

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August 2012 JustSouth E-news: What is the real fraud in voter fraud?

The August 2012 JustSouth E-Newsletter looks at the real fraud in voter fraud, provides an update on the Alabama immigration law, and discusses how governors are playing politics with health care reform.

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The Common Good and Health Care Reform

The text from Fr. Fred Kammer’s presentation to the Catholic Health Association’s Physician Leader Forum in Washington D.C. on Feb. 12, 2012 was recently featured in the July-August 2012 edition of Health Progress magazine.

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New study highlights the hidden challenges of obtaining voter identification

Ten states, including Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas, have recently passed laws which require voters to show a government-issued photo identification. However, 11% of eligible voters lack any form of ID.

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Bishops respond to Supreme Court's ruling on AZ law

On June 25, the USCCB issued a response to the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona’s controversial immigration law SB 1070.

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Soul-searching for racial justice

In the May 26 issue of the National Catholic Reporter, Dr. Alex Mikulich discusses the Trayvon Martin and the need for deeper soul-searching for racial justice.

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Summer 2012 JustSouth Quarterly Posted

The Summer 2012 JustSouth Quarterly addresses why anti-immigrant legislation was rejected in Mississippi, Catholic social thought and restorative justice, if relative mobility "cures" inequality, and a starting point to reduce gun violence.

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Contact Sen. Mary Landrieu and ask her to support a decrease in detention funding

This year U.S. taxpayers will spend over $2 billion on immigration detention. Please contact Sen. Landrieu and ask her to decrease detention funding by 1,200 beds and increase funds available for alternative to detention programs which cost less and are more effective.

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