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OP-ED: The Case for Voting ‘Yes’ to Dual Nationality on Dec. 8

OP-ED: The Case for Voting ‘Yes’ to Dual Nationality on Dec. 8

I believe that dual nationality could be good for Liberia and Liberians if it is done right and for the right reasons. It will restore the sense of belonging to our brothers and sisters in the diaspora who have taken up other citizenships, freeing up their investment potential which could create a lot of small businesses and contribute to the livelihoods of many ordinary Liberians.

Muslims to Hold Conference Over CRC Christianization Proposal

Barely three weeks after the National Constitutional Review Conference in Gbarnga, where delegates approved the suggested changed to declare Liberia a Christian nation, Muslims in Liberia are condemning the act and are expected to hold a national conference.

On Shaky Ground: Secularism, Religion and the Liberian Nation

Delegates at the recently concluded National Constitution Review Conference approved a proposal to make Liberia a Christian state. Jackie Sayegh explains why the notion that Liberia was founded on Christian principles is based on a lie. She argues that if Liberia is to remain inclusive, the constitution must preserve secularism.

Constitution Review Conference in Gbarnga Proposes Major Changes

The Constitution Review Committee has ended a four-day National Constitution Review Conference in Gbarnga. The four days exercise brought together delegates from the fifteen subdivisions and the Diaspora to vote on 25 issues to be forwarded for amendments to the 1986 constitution including reducing term durations for political offices and making Liberia a Christian state.