A federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Americans' views toward a number of moral issues have shifted significantly since 2001. According to a new Gallup poll, Americans' acceptance of gay and lesbian relations has increased the most, up 19 percentage points in the past 12 years to a record high of 59 percent today.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case during its next term about whether a town that opened its public meetings with prayer violated the Constitution.
The medical examiner has revised the death toll in yesterday's tornado in Moore, Okla., to 24, down from 51.
A large, new study helps explain why so many teens and young adults are involved in motor accidents: They're sleepy.
Many parents are not aware that their teenage children abuse "study drugs," a new poll suggests.
Ed Buckner, an atheist, didn’t like the fact that Bibles were in cabins at Georgia state parks, so he protested and they were removed while the state attorney general looked into the matter. Not long afterwards, however, the attorney general issued a ruling saying the state was on firm legal ground because it hadn't paid for the Bibles and therefore wasn't officially endorsing religion.
Two men accused of helping a young woman flee Saudi Arabia after her conversion to Christianity were sentenced to prison terms and lashes with a whip by a Saudi court last week.
Tonight in Moore, Oklahoma there are individuals who lost spouses and children who lost parents. Scores of people lost friends and loved ones.
Samaritan's Purse is responding to devastating tornadoes that hit the Oklahoma City area Sunday and Monday.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that student financial aid forms will begin using the terms "Parent 1" and "Parent 2" rather than the gender-specific terms "mother" and "father."
Vermont is a step away from becoming the third state to legalize physician-assisted suicide.
28-year-old John Andrew Welden tricked his pregnant 26-year-old girlfriend, Remee Lee, into taking a pill used to induce labor and cause an abortion. Lee's baby died after she unknowingly took the medication.
Iran's treatment of its Christian minority has come under fresh scrutiny in recent months with some damning verdicts on the country's human rights record.
A growing phenomenon within the ranks of churches, large and small (but mostly large), is the cult of personality. It’s when a person becomes the center of attention rather than Christ; an individual looms larger than a mission; a figure is given more status than the organization itself.
News that scientists had for the first time recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos prompted dire warnings from religious leaders who say the research crosses a moral red line and could lead to designer babies.
A judge has dismissed most of a civil lawsuit against Sovereign Grace Ministries days after it was amended to add names and changes, but the ruling didn't address the allegations of sexual abuse because the plaintiffs didn't sue in time before the statute of limitations expired.
What I’m going to share with you today is a version of a popular email forward. The author is unknown. But because the advice is so simple and foundational, it’s probably worth reviewing again.
As pressure between Sudan and South Sudan builds, it seems that the church in Khartoum may expect renewed scrutiny and accompanying pressure.
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A Colorado-based Christian ministry says it has been the subject of biased treatment from the Internal Revenue Service.
- May 17, 2013 |