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Due to ‘Credible Threats of Violence,’ Michigan Capitol shuttered as Electoral College meets to confirm Biden victory

“It is a sad fact that the shameful actions by certain Republicans to smear our democratic institutions and deny the clear will of the voters has undeniably created this dangerous, hostile atmosphere.” by Kenny Stancil, staff…

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Citing post-election period as possible ‘Flashpoint,’ FBI memo warns of far-right, white supremacist violence to come

Trump’s encouragement of white supremacist groups and his claims that the election will be rigged by the Democrats present a “recipe for disaster,” one critic said. by Julia Conley, staff writer Thursday, October 1 One day…

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Posted in Analysis Religion The Conversation

Sacred violence is not yet ancient history – beating it will take human action, not divine intervention

Pope Urban II giving marching orders ahead of the First Crusade. Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images by  Michael A. Vargas, State University of New York at New Paltz Along with their swastikas borrowed from Nazi Germany,…

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