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Jim Wallis Is on a Mission to Make Voting Rights the Religious Issue of our Time

posted on February 22, 2022

Michelle Boorstein of The Washington Post reports that Jim Wallis, the progressive Christian leader and founder of the evangelical organization Sojourners, is now focusing his work on voting rights. He said, “We were all made in God’s image and likeness. Voter suppression on the basis of skin color is a throwing away of Imago Dei.” Wallis has recently taken a post at Georgetown’s Center for Faith and Justice. Boorstein writes, “He thinks if he can frame the topic of protecting elections in moral and religious terms, it could bring even a few lawmakers back to the table on voting rights.”

Read at The Washington Post