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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.
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.