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Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Payday

Payday loans and potato chips

Payday loans and potato chips

“Payday loans are the Lay’s potato chips of finance; you can’t have just one and they’re terrible for you.” Comedian John Oliver dropped that line during a segment on his new show Last Week Tonight back in August. The HBO satirist delivered a humor-filled takedown of the $46 billion dollar industry that traps consumers in what Oliver called a “circle of misery.”

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Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Religion & Politics

Georgia gun bill functions as state regulation on churches, interferes with affairs of faith communities

Georgia gun bill functions as state regulation on churches, interferes with affairs of faith communities

Back in late February, EthicsDaily.com ran my column titled “Georgia Bill Would Allow Concealed Weapons in Churches.” That controversial bill – HB 875 – passed the Georgia House and headed to the Senate for a hearing earlier this week. I joined a group of about 25 Baptists from Georgia in endorsing a statement on this bill. I also drafted a statement of my own that was delivered to the Senate hearing on March 11. Read the text below of my letter and read the latest national news update on HB 875.

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