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Election 2012

Post election resources

After the election. An article by Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach exploring how Christians should respond to the election.

November 12th Immigration Call: Post-election Analysis (presented by the Interfaith Immigration Coalition)

The Fiscal Showdown and Children:  What’s at Stake? A Webinar:  Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. (presented by the Coalition  on Human Needs)

What's next for people who careabout health care justice? A webinar: Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 p.m. (presented by Faaithful Reform in Health Care)

Election resources and reflections

Thoughts on the election by Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach, director, MCC Washington Office

Call to Prayer and Fasting Bulletin insert produced by Mennonite Church USA

Taking the Esther principle to the polls by Steve Kriss

Election Day Communion

The Real Rules: Congregations and the IRS Guidelines on Advocacy, Lobbying and Elections

Being a civil voice in uncivil times

Resources on the candidates and issues

Obama vs. Romney: Does God have a preference? A helpful comparison of the presidential candidates' positions on various issues by Ron Sider, Evangelicals for Social Action

The Presidential Candidates on Hunger and Poverty Brief video responses by President Obama and Governor Romney to a question posed by the Circle of Protection, a coalition of Christian denominations and organizations of which MCC U.S. is a member

Faithful Budget Campaign: Election 2012 Resources. Includes talking points for in-district meetings on domestic poverty, foreign assistance, revenue and military spending.

U.S. Elections 2012: Questions for all national-level candidates on poverty, the earth, immigration, nonviolence, racism and women. Prepared by Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, a Catholic organization