Elizabeth A. Elliott is an NCR Bertelsen intern. Elliott is from Omaha, Nebraska, where she completed a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from Jesuit-run Creighton University. Her master's thesis was a poetry collection, and she has had four poems published. She has contributed to America magazine and the websites Busted Halo and Beliefnet. She was a regular contributor to Nebraska's The Daily Record, a legal and business newspaper. Her email address is eelliott@ncronline.org.

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Sanctuary revived to shelter immigrants from deportation

Preview: The new Sanctuary Movement aids increasing numbers of Central American refugees that are crossing borders to escape dangerous conditions. 

Religious leaders, victims' family members will tour Nebraska to end death penalty

NCR Today: Religious leaders announced this morning a statewide tour to end the death penalty at First United Methodist Church in Omaha.​

At work for justice

Every night at the St. Joseph Worker Program house, women come together as a community to share their experiences of working for social justice that day. 

Protests mark Supreme Court decision that started brief US moratorium on executions

National and local groups are marking the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Furman v. Georgia, which started a nationwide moratorium on executions with demonstrations and fasts.