At a time when many states are busy enacting laws that seek to punish undocumented workers, the Maryland legislature this week passed a law that grants the reduced tuition rates for state residents to students who are not documented. Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to sign the law as early as today. How refreshing to find political leaders who are not scapegoating undocumented workers but seeking ways to integrate them into American society, allow them to get an education and become more productive, engaged citizens, and to simply do the right thing. The Washington Post has the story.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Take Amoris Laetitia's challenge seriously
- Nondiscrimination laws merit church support
- Mercy turns the world upside down
- Special Section (in print only): Summer Books
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