Kudos to Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney, CT-2, for correcting the historical record and defending the honor of my home state. In the movie "Lincoln," the principal character expresses disgust at two Connecticut congressmen who did not support him on the 13th Amendment. Courtney researched the matter and, it turns out, all of Connecticut's representatives voted in the affirmative. Full story here.
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In This Issue
- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
- Editorial: Pope Francis' exhortation to walk on the margins makes us squirm
- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
- Special Section Preview: Social Justice
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by Joshua J. McElwee NCR Today