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The Thursday kickoff at 823 Gillette Ave. in Aurora launched three days of construction by 70 women...

Aurora-area women – Women Build – launch Habitat for Humanity home (with photos)

Women Build in Aurora

AURORA, Ill., May 9, 2019–Decked out in “She Nailed It” T-shirts, 20 Aurora-area women launched construction Thursday of Women Build 2019, Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity’s first home built by female volunteers.   The Thursday kickoff at 823 Gillette Ave. in Aurora launched three days of construction by 70 women, 20 each on Thursday and Friday and 30 on Saturday. Women are scheduled to complete the frame ranch with detached garage by January. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in March. Fox Valley Habitat, a housing ministry based at Genesis CommunityRead More


It doesn't seem to be a high priority, and even those like Nadler who have spoken out about the oath don't seem to have firm views.

Opinion: A fight over ‘So help me God’? God help us

by: Thomas ReeseMay 13, 2019 (RNS) — Some Democrats in Congress who now make the rules in the House of Representatives have proposed dropping “so help me God” from the oath recited before someone testifies before a legislative committee. Those arguing in favor of dropping “so help me God” assert that it is improperly imposing religious beliefs and practices on atheists. “I think God belongs in religious institutions: in temple, in church, in cathedral, in mosque — but not in Congress,” said Representative Steve Cohen of Tennessee, according to TheRead More