Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
A new survey suggests the logistics of going to services can be the biggest barrier to participation—and Americans’ faith in religious institutions is declining.
A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the Department of Education didn’t follow proper rule-making procedures in sending a letter about bathrooms to schools.
A new decision shows the powerful legacy of Hobby Lobby.
A controversy over anti-Israel statements in the Movement for Black Lives political platform shows the long history of tension between Jews and blacks in the U.S.
Not even Christians or other religious minorities fleeing violence and ISIS would be exempt from the Trump campaign’s immigration ban.
The Republican is advocating a country-based ban on refugees from the Middle East. Does that include the people who practice his own faith?
Nearly a third of these churchgoers say they’ve heard clergy support her from the pulpit in the past few months, according to a survey.
A look at the long history of “Christian libertarianism” in the United States
Judges may want to shield gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people from harassment and disparate treatment, but recent decisions suggest the law isn’t there yet.
His promise to repeal the 1954 Johnson Amendment isn’t about free speech—it’s about cash.
The Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate have different views on federal funding for the procedure. What does that mean for the campaign?
Introducing an Atlantic project about women’s leadership around the world—including people who aren’t typically thought of as leaders
The women who cheered Hillary Clinton into her official nomination showed why this moment in American history is so important—and fragile.
The Republican presidential nominee might not recognize the church where he grew up, which is now led and attended almost entirely by immigrants.
A new Massachusetts law makes gender-identity discrimination fully illegal. Even in a liberal state, the effort took a long time.
According to a new study, distribution in schools can actually increase fertility rates. Can alternative policies be more effective?
An injunction against the state’s distinctive fetal-abnormality law suggests this won’t be the legislation that forces courts to grapple with bioethics.
In a 60-page ruling, a U.S. district-court judge stopped enforcement of a law providing religious exemptions for LGBT discrimination.
They say religious discrimination against Christians is as big a problem as discrimination against other groups.
The Supreme Court declined to hear a major religious-freedom case on Tuesday, showing how much things have changed since Hobby Lobby.