After a seemingly endless campaign, the 2020 general election is finally upon us. In fact, more than 75 million Americans have already made their voices heard at the ballot box. On this week’s State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio program and podcast, we’ll delve into the different aspects of the election, from organizing efforts to what happens in the nightmare scenario where a partisan Supreme Court dictates the result.
The unprecedented circumstances surrounding the confirmation of now-Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court have brought the highest Court’s role in our elections under sharp scrutiny. Dr. Jay Michaelson, a Rabbi and attorney who reports on judicial issues for the Daily Beast joins Rev. Welton Gaddy, host of State of Belief, to discuss some concerning scenarios involving the election and what all Americans need to be ready for after Tuesday.
For years, The Nuns on the Bus tours have crisscrossed the country sharing a message of social justice and inspiring organizing in individual communities. Providing an update on her movement’s work is Sister Simone Campbell, longtime executive director of the NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice – who recently announced she will be stepping down after 16 long years. We’ll also get highlights on this year’s Nuns on the Bus tour, which happened online for the first time.
With the presidential election just a few days away, there is no better time to bring back Professor Emeritus of Political Management at George Washington University Greg Lebel, the veteran of several presidential campaigns, to State of Belief. At thos critical time, we’ll get Greg to share what gives him hope… and what gives him heartburn at this moment in our history.
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