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Faith Action Network Spring Summits

Faith Action Network’s Spring Summits will be held Sunday, May 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. or Sunday, June 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Each spring, FAN gathers advocates from across the state to reflect on the past Washington legislative session and to discuss issues participants want to work …

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Faith Action Network Spring Summits

Faith Action Network’s Spring Summits will be held Sunday, May 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. or Sunday, June 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Each spring, FAN gathers advocates from across the state to reflect on the past Washington legislative session and to discuss issues participants want to work …

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BRIEF: Spokane woman plans to walk to end death penalty

Beginning Sept. 3 Spokane resident Victoria Thorpe will lead an 18 and-a-half-day walk across the state to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.

"Its purpose is to draw attention to the failure of the death penalty system; not only on the factual level, but as a tool designed to preserve our humanity it has only taken us further away," she said in a letter.

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Why Fagan cares about bikini baristas

City Councilman Mike Fagan is up in arms over bikini baristas. Bikini baristas are up in arms over Fagan’s newest proposal. The Councilman representing the 1st City Council District (U-District all the way up to Hillyard) wants to require a minimum clothing regulation or move to zoned “adult business” areas.

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Four reasons Christians should support a pathway to citizenship

 The summer that once sizzled with expectation over the possible passage of comprehensive immigration reform will now fizzle into a five-week Congressional recess. Insiders say the chances Congress will pass sweeping reform this year is just north of nil. Fifty-three percent of voters prefer Speaker Boehner’s piecemeal approach, which would attempt to chop it up into a series of smaller bills.

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