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'In God We Trust.' But that goes both ways, governor. The way God works – at least in the Christian tradition, which you and 84% of Mississippians follow – the way God works is through his followers. “Feed my sheep,” Jesus said.
So when you put Mississippi in God’s hands, governor – you gotta hold up your end of the bargain.

-Melissa Harris-Perry, A letter to Phil Bryant about putting rights in God’s hands

Congressman, did you listen–I mean, really listen – to the stories of the men in those communities? Did you hear them tell of being targeted by racial profiling, discriminatory drug enforcement laws and the cycle of incarceration that keeps them shut out of not only job opportunities, but also housing and the right to vote?

-Jonathan Capehart’s open letter to Paul Ryan