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SJES - 50 Years of Justice and Reconciliation: An Anniversary for Justice
(Aug-2019) 
 

Global - Ignatian Delegation Participates in the UN's High-Level Political Forum on SDG
(Aug-2019) 
 

Honduras - Jesuits Denounce Government Abuses in Honduras
(Aug-2019) 
 

Europe - A New Leader for Justice in Mining
(Aug-2019) 
 

Mexico - Inspiring Document from the CPAL Social Apostolate Meeting
(Aug-2019) 
 

Africa - The Pan-Africa Youth Summit on 'The Africa We Want'
(Aug-2019) 
 

Mexico - 8th COMPARTE Meeting Took Place in Bachajón, Chiapas
(Aug-2019) 
 

Indonesia - Raising Awareness on the Dangers of Human Trafficking
(Aug-2019) 
 

Ireland - Still Building the Peace
(Aug-2019) 
 

Kenya - Hakimani Social Centre's Conference on Climate Smart Water Governance
(Aug-2019) 
 

Argentina-Uruguay - CPAL's Word: What Have We Learnt from this Crisis?
(Aug-2019) 
 

USA - Kino Border Initiative Honoured with a Grant and an Honorary Degree
(Aug-2019) 
 

Ecuador - Land, Housing, and Jobs in Pope Francis' thought
(Aug-2019) 
 

SJES - 50 Years of Justice and Reconciliation: An Anniversary for Justice
(Jun-2019) 
 

Mexico - What is God calling us to?
(Jun-2019) 
 

Canada - A personal and Institutional Conversion: Fr. Peter Bisson on the Truth and Reconciliation C
(Jun-2019) 
 

India - Rights Group Condemns Repeated Raids on Jesuit Activist
(Jun-2019) 
 

Africa - JCAM Statement on World Environment Day: 5 June 2019
(Jun-2019) 
 

USA-Canada - Jesuits Invest in Corporations, Fight for Better Business Practices from the Inside
(Jun-2019) 
 

Spain - Fifty years in the neighbourhood
(Jun-2019) 
 

Colombia - Sergio Restrepo: a Jesuit who offered his life moved by an experience of deep love for li
(Jun-2019) 
 

Europe - European Climate Policy between Ambition and Disappointment
(Jun-2019) 
 

USA - Sr. Norma Pimentel and Fr. James Martin Honored for Commitment to Faith and Justice
(Jun-2019) 
 

India - Jesuits Training Aims to Spread Ignatian Spirituality
(Jun-2019) 
 

USA - New Book Celebrates 30 Years of Homeboy Industries
(Jun-2019) 
 

Global - Ecojesuit Takes Action for Water
(Jun-2019) 
 

Spain - Launching #CaminosdeHospitalidad
(Jun-2019) 
 

Britain - Jesuit Missions London to make some noise for Climate!
(Jun-2019) 
 

Global - Meeting of social delegates and leaders of the global advocacy networks
(May-2019) 
 

50 Years of Justice and Reconciliation - Patxi Álvarez SJ
(May-2019) 
 

USA Midwest Province Social Commission considers the Social Justice Apostolate
(May-2019) 
 

Latin America - Arrupe Fundamental: Dossier to celebrate 50 years of the Social Justice and Ecology
(May-2019) 
 

Asia Pacific - Confronting the global issue of refugees and migrants
(May-2019) 
 

Amazonia - We all win
(May-2019) 
 

Africa - From "potentiality" to "reality" for the nutritional future in the DRC
(May-2019) 
 

Australia - Mission in hope: Our Province five-year Apostolic Plan
(May-2019) 
 

 

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USA: Jesuit Social Research Institute explores the implications of New US Voter ID (Identity) Laws

(Sep-2012)

The Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI), affiliated with Loyola New Orleans University, recently published an article entitled "The Real Fraud in 'Voter Fraud.'" The article examines the implications of a number of recent voter identification laws in the United States. According to the JSRI, the host of recent laws place undue restrictions on the right to vote on a whole, with particularly disastrous results for minority groups. New laws often require photo identification. The report notes that "25 percent of African Americans, 20 percent of Asians, 19 percent of Latinos, 18 percent of 18-24 year olds, 18 percent of seniors, and 15 percent of those earning less than $35,000 all lack valid photo identification." This statistics are especially shocking considering "only 8 percent of whites lack valid photo identification." Read more...