A Call for Clarity: Seeking Justice for Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

A Call for Clarity: Seeking Justice for Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Officials across the country report an increase of non-citizen youth in the juvenile justice system, presenting the juvenile justice system with several challenges that it is currently not equipped to handle. If we are to love and stand in solidarity with our neighbor, we must seek public justice on the behalf of those who urgently need it  — even if they are not American citizens.  

A Biblical Vision For Political Life

A Biblical Vision For Political Life

Christian views of political life have been shaped in a variety of ways over time, with differing understandings of the role and responsibilities of government and of how Christians citizens ought to exercise their earthly citizenship. In this article, William Edgar considers these currents in the context of thinkers such as Augustine, Aquinas, Locke, and others, and outlines the theological and philosophical context for CPJ’s distinctive approach to political life.