On Second Thought For Thursday, November 16, 2017

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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women. Many high ranking Republicans have called on him to drop out of the race. But one state poll says Moore enjoys support by many Alabama evangelicals. This could be part of a bigger picture. In 2011, the Public Religion Research Institute found only 30 percent of white evangelicals thought elected officials who commit an immoral act could still fulfill their public duties. In 2016, that number had more than doubled, to 72 percent. We talk with Dan Cox, Director of Research for PRRI. Atlanta is one of about a dozen communities across the U.S. providing free legal representation to immigrants facing deportation. This initiative is called the SAFE Cities Network, and it’s part of the Vera Institute of Justice. It’s the latest move to respond to heightened immigration restrictions by the Trump administration. The administration recently announced plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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