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49 Senators Vote to Double Student Loan Rates (Are Your Senators on the List?)

51 members of the United States Senate voted yesterday for S.1238, a bill to keep the interest rate for undergraduate loans at an annual rate of 3.4% rather than double the student loan rate to 6.8% per year. That’s a bare majority in favor of keeping a university education more affordable for Americans. Low student […]

Despite Bible, Avowedly Christian Groups Engage in Usury

The Bible is as clear as mud on many subjects, but it’s absolutely clear about the practice of usury (lending money at a high rate of interest). As far as I’m aware, there are no Bible verses that encourage Christians to engage in usury, but there are a number that prohibit it:

Leviticus 25:35-36

And […]

CHURCH Group in Congress Rejects Christian Principles in H.R. 4300

The following are cosponsors of H.R. 3477, the Congressional Hope for Uniform Recognition of Christian Heritage Act (the CHURCH Act for short):

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX, District 1) — principal sponsorRep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL, District 4)Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN, District 6)Rep. John Boozman (R-AR, District 3)Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA, District 10)Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN, District […]