Tag: Payday loans

Victim of payday lending debt trap speaks out

Victim of payday lending debt trap speaks out

| Jessica Zittlow | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sherry Shannon needed a little extra money to get her car fixed. On Social Security disability, Shannon needed every dollar to pay her rent, utilities, and phone bills — leaving room for little else each month.

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Talking points to consider for two social issues of concern for Catholics

Talking points to consider for two social issues of concern for Catholics

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Common sense payday lending reforms
Legalization of commercial surrogacy

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Overcoming a false understanding of freedom

Overcoming a false understanding of freedom

| Jason Adkins | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

As America secularizes, a false understanding of freedom is becoming increasingly pervasive in public life. Two current issues being considered by the Legislature — payday lending reforms and the legalization of a commercial surrogacy business — provide an opportunity to examine the social ramifications of this newfound “freedom.”

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