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Arizona Republicans Offended That Atheist Colleague Prayed For Them Without Invoking God
State Rep. Juan Mendez was told this week that his prayer wasn't the right kind of prayer.
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Atheist Lawmaker Says He's Not Allowed To Lead Official Prayer Because He Won't Invoke God
Arizona state Rep. Juan Mendez says he just wants to be included.
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Torture in US Prisons: What 'OITNB' Hasn't Told You
Rev. Ron Stief
Executive Director, National Religious Campaign Against Torture
We Americans like to think of our nation as the "shining city on a hill," as a protector of human rights, a beacon for the rest of the world. The reality, however, is that widespread torture is happening today in our own country, especially in state and federal prisons and detention facilities.
Is Isolation a Form of Torture? U.N. Expert Says It Is
Veteran journalist reporting from the United Nations
A lengthy solitary confinement can cause serious mental and physical damage and be considered torture, according to Juan Mendez, the United Nations rapporteur into torture.
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