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Chris Crawford is a policy strategist at Protect Democracy. He previously worked as a senior program associate at the Democracy Fund and as a political organizer at the Susan B. Anthony List, the nation’s largest pro-life political organization.
Election poll worker Indira Barrios, 17, loans a pen to a voter at the La Quinta de Guadalupe retreat and conference center in San Diego on Nov. 4, 2008. (CNS photo/David Maung)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Chris Crawford
WIthout free and fair elections because we cannot effectively address any of the issues mentioned in “Faithful Citizenship,” from protecting the unborn to creating a more just economy.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Chris Crawford
Our crisis of democracy is also a crisis of faith. A new group is making the case for politics informed by the Gospel and by Catholic social teaching.
Fannie Lou Hamer, a member of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, enters the 1964 National Democratic Convention in Atlantic City, N.J.
FaithShort Take
Chris Crawford
As the pro-life movement prepares for the possibility of a post-Roe America, there are several lessons it can learn from Hamer’s advocacy and the civil rights movement.