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Sun rising at Bears Ears National Monument

Native Americans Organize as Sacred Utah Monument Hangs in Balance

March 12, 2017

Just over 2 months after its inception, a Utah national monument is in danger of having its status revoked.

In his last weeks of office, then-President Barack Obama designated 1.35 million acres of southwestern Utah as Bears Ears National Monument. The act was praised as an important recognition of the land’s spiritual significance for local Native American tribes. National monument status, the coalition of 5 tribes Read more about Native Americans Organize as Sacred Utah Monument Hangs in Balance

Evangelical environmentalists praise Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Evangelical environmentalists praise Obama’s Clean Power Plan

August 13, 2015

Last week, over 170 self-described pro-life evangelical faith leaders signed on to a letter thanking President Barack Obama for his Climate Action Plan. The letter specifically praised the newest policy within the plan, the Clean Power Plan, which was released at the end of July.

The Clean Power Plan has set an individual goal for each contiguous US state to lower its power plant emissions over the following decade. If all states meet their target goals, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Read more about Evangelical environmentalists praise Obama’s Clean Power Plan