An ancient faith is disappearing from the lands in which it first took root. At stake is not just a religious community, but the fate of pluralism in the region.
The women’s-health organization will stop taking money from Title X, a government family-planning program, in light of a new rule that bars doctors from making referrals for abortion procedures.
The writer Ben Howe grew up in the world of conservative evangelicalism. When he looks at the religious right now, all he sees is a thirst for power and domination.
Half a decade after the Supreme Court’s same-sex-marriage decision, the justices and Congress are still trying to figure out what federal law should say about LGBTQ rights.
The president tweeted that Israel should ban Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country. Now Israel has barred the women from visiting.
A new rule would allow federal contractors to make hiring and firing decisions based on their religious beliefs and practices.
Church leaders around the country largely deny any link between white-supremacist violence and their votes to “Make America great again.”
Throughout its history, the organization has been split on whether abortion should be at the center of its public identity. The recent ouster of its president, Dr. Leana Wen, is a sign that the progressive wing of the abortion-rights movement is ascendant.
The senator from New York tried to paint the former vice president as regressive, tapping into bigger questions about the Democratic Party’s identity heading into 2020.
The 2020 presidential candidates know they’re against Donald Trump, but they are sharply divided over what kind of enforcement should be used at the border.
Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, and other 2020 hopefuls tried to frame domestic policy in broader terms.
This week’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom highlighted the tension between what the United States wishes to be and what it is.
Prominent figures from Tucker Carlson to John Bolton gathered at the Ritz-Carlton to declare war on the conservative establishment and lay the groundwork for a new intellectual movement on the right.
The notoriously quiet Supreme Court justice has had a far-reaching influence on the personnel of the Trump administration, which may be his most lasting legacy.
A conversation with the anti-abortion activist Lila Rose about politicizing one of the defining moments of her life
The small conservative magazine First Things aims to reclaim what has become a dirty word in the Trump era.
The second night of the first Democratic debates focused on the American values that have been corrupted under Trump, in the view of the 2020 candidates.
In part one of the Democratic Party’s first primary debates, the candidates did not go deep on substance.
There used to be a middle ground in the national conversation on abortion. Not anymore.
The 2020 Democratic front-runner opposes federal funding for the procedure, in stark contrast to his rivals.
Activists on both sides of the abortion wars see themselves as inheritors of the early women’s movement—a history that’s become more contested than ever under Trump.