Politics
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Waiting for order

Election | Lessons to learn in the aftermath of the presidential election
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/19/20, 08:57 am

Advent season approaches with a world already in waiting: Waiting for a vaccine. Waiting for life after COVID-19. Waiting for a new presidential term. Waiting to see how it all unfolds.

In the Scriptures, God tells us to wait on Him. He repeats it often, probably because He knows it’s especially difficult. Waiting is inevitable, but how we wait—with calm and composure—matters to God. It matters in election seasons too, when results get prolonged and suspicions grow high. 

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Judge stops U.S. expulsion of migrant children

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/18/20, 05:08 pm

The Department of Homeland Security in March started requiring officials to deport unaccompanied migrant children as soon as practical rather than keep them in custody during the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan handed down a preliminary injunction on Wednesday blocking DHS from enforcing the rule.

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A taste of Biden’s housing plan

Compassion | His administration could revive an ill-fated attempt to regulate equality in housing
by Charissa Koh
Posted 11/18/20, 04:20 pm

Other issues have overshadowed former Vice President Joe Biden’s plan for homelessness and housing during the campaign. But that plan signals a major change in strategy: Instead of strengthening the economy and incentivizing the private sector to create jobs and housing, Biden would focus on funding low-income homes and emphasize anti-discrimination regulations for those who received government funds.

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