Making jokes and comments about a person’s religion can create a “humiliating and painful environment” and be a form of on-the-job discrimination, New Jersey’s highest court recently ruled.
08/13/2008 - By admin
With the Democratic presidential nomination in his grasp, Sen. Barack Obama is making a full-throttle push for centrist evangelicals and Catholics.
07/18/2008 - By admin
More than 90 evangelical leaders met in Denver this month and decided to support Sen. John McCain as the presidential candidate who most shares their values.
A coalition of religious and secular leaders hopes to persuade either the current administration or the one that takes office in January to return to the United States’ historic pre-9/11 stance against torture.
07/14/2008 - By Administrator
Veteran human-rights activist Felice Gaer will once again serve as chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.
07/03/2008 - By Administrator
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama’s vow to carry on the best—and dump the worst—parts of President Bush’s so-called “faith-based initiative” has drawn mostly positive reactions from advocates of strong church-state separation—up to a point.
This year's primary races have demonstrated—to a degree not seen in previous elections—how the intersection of religion and politics can be fraught with peril for pastors and politicians.
06/06/2008 - By admin
Students, administrators, faculty and alumni of Furman University are in an uproar over a speech by President Bush at the school’s commencement exercises in Greenville, S.C.
Texas megachurch pastor John Hagee, who endorsed presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and drew sharp criticism for anti-Catholic comments, has written a letter expressing “deep regret” for causing any harm.
05/23/2008 - By admin
Lawyers for a conservative advocacy group are worried the uproar over allegations of child abuse at a West Texas polygamous sect’s compound could entice the courts to overstep their bounds and limit the rights of parents in the general public.
California Supreme Court justices overturned a statewide ban on same-sex marriages.
05/19/2008 - By admin
Conference maintains language that says homosexual activity is “incompatible with Christian teaching.”
05/12/2008 - By admin