Slate on Day to Day for the week of Aug. 14.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Aug. 14.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Aug. 14.

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Aug. 17 2006 6:44 PM

Sanctuary or Not?

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006

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Explainer: Law Enforcement vs. Church "Sanctuary"
Andy Bowers explains whether church claims of "sanctuary" from law enforcement are recognized under law. An illegal immigrant has taken refuge in a Chicago-area church in hopes of avoiding deportation. Listen to the segment.

Politics: Allen Scrambles to Heal Rift Over Racial Slur
Sen. George Allen, R-Va., speaking at a campaign event last week, called a young Indian-American man who was working for his opponent a "macaque" or "macaca"—the name of a species of monkey and a word that in much of the world is considered a racial slur against dark-skinned people. Listen to the segment.