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 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have gone further in embracing abortion rights than ever before. But they still hide behind euphemism.
Tonight, candidates spoke passionately about protecting America’s troops and defending the Constitution. Are voters actually looking for a message of statesmanship?
The Court will hear one of the most notable “Church and state” cases in years.
The Supreme Court that will hear LGBTQ discrimination cases this week is radically different from the Court that legalized same-sex marriage four years ago.
In a new case, the justices will reconsider past decisions that have protected women’s ability to terminate their pregnancies.
Pittsburgh’s synagogue shooting was the deadliest attack on Jews on American soil. Over the past year, community members have struggled to do something constructive with their tragedy. But they have been divided on whether politics should guide their reaction.
How Beto O’Rourke, a firmly second-tier candidate in the 2020 race, may move the Democratic conversation on guns after tonight’s debate in Houston
A candid conversation with the Iowa-based writer and thinker Lyz Lenz, who believes that meeting your neighbor is the only solution
HHS says the University of Vermont Medical Center required staffers to violate their conscience. The case underscores Trump’s religious-freedom agenda.
Two weeks of outrage and head-spinning news show that institutional unification on Israel has gotten much weaker under President Trump.
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.