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The Supreme Court declined to hear a major religious-freedom case on Tuesday, showing how much things have changed since Hobby Lobby.
The Supreme Court has struck down parts of a major Texas law regulating access to the procedure. To do so, it had to navigate competing claims of medical fact and an intent to protect women.
The Republican appointed an “executive advisory board” that’s a who’s who of conservative Christian leaders.
At a meeting with more than 1,000 clergy in New York, the Republican nominee claimed political leaders are “selling Christianity down the tubes.”
I do. I care. I care for the sake of the clarity, flow, and musicality of prose. I…
Many of the victims in Sunday’s nightclub shooting were Hispanics from Puerto Rico and elsewhere. Now, their community is rallying to offer resources to their families.
Hillary Clinton just spoke about the shootings at a gay club in Orlando, Florida. She hit basically every possible…
After Sunday’s shooting in an Orlando gay club, some politicians and advocates have emphasized homophobia and gun control, while others have focused on Islamic extremism.
The attack on a gay club in Orlando on Sunday is not an isolated crime.
Looking at a new app as text, art project, and cultural phenomenon
The desire for theocracy in the Muslim world can be partly understood through the failures of Western secularism.
States keep fighting over bans on the procedure after a certain number of weeks. In practice, these laws don’t mean much.
Outrage over transgender bathroom use is just the beginning of a long conflict over what it means to be men and women.
The former president wants his fellow Christians to lead the country to reconciliation. But churches are in a period of profound uncertainty.
A 1979 book on presidential selection inadvertently predicted the rise of Trump—and the weakness of a popular primary system.
Here’s an interesting reader comment on my piece on the tensions over LGBT issues in the United Methodist Church. The…
The Christian denomination is considering schism, largely over LGBT issues. The fight shows the difficulty of trying to create a global church.
In the middle of Chance the Rapper’s new album, Coloring Book—right after a dance tune about “drinking all night”…
In a new ruling Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services said Obamacare outlaws discrimination on the basis of gender identity.
A new wave of state legislation prohibits the termination of a pregnancy based on sex, race, and genetic abnormality.