Protesters gathered in downtown Los Angeles for a peaceful march on August 13, in response to the white nationalist rally and the counter-protests that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. Bloody brawls broke out on the streets and resulted in national controversy.
Federal funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs around the country was stripped last month by the Trump Administration. A five year-grant that was awarded to 81 organizations in the country has now been cut to three years.
In the wake of the violence that took place in Charlottesville Saturday, many leaders in the Christian community spoke out against racism, and called on Christians to pray for unity and peace.
The Chancellor of California State University System, Timothy P. White, issued an executive order on August 2 that seeks to revamp the university system’s matriculation system. The executive order states that the CSUs will no longer require remedial classes that were mandatory for students who were not fully prepared for college level classes.
A judge based in Wyoming who was censured for publicly stating her opposition to same-sex marriage has appealed her case to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday.
Volunteering Can't Substitute for Tithing, Most Pastors Believe; But Congregants Disagree, Study Shows
A majority of pastors don’t believe volunteering at church can take the place of tithing, according to a recent study. But most of all Christians don’t seem to share the same view.
President Donald Trump has nominated current Kansas governor Samuel Brownback to be the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.
Along with recent studies that have reported an increase in Americans who affiliate with no religion, a study published on Tuesday found that more American Christians have been identifying as “non-denominational” over the past several years.
Though many churches regularly engage in one or multiple forms of community service, not many Americans seem to be aware of those good works, according to a study released on Thursday.
A 72-year-old florist, who was found by her state Supreme Court as being discriminatory when she refused to provide a cake for a same-sex wedding, has appealed her case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
U.S. District Judge Derrick K.Watson ruled Thursday that grandparents and other relatives should also be allowed exemption status, in regards to the motion filed by the state of Hawaii in federal court to challenge the Trump administration’s definition of “bona fide” relationship and to enlarge the scope of those that can be exempt from the 90-day suspension.
A bill in Oregon State that requires private insurance to cover the cost of abortion procedures was passed by the Oregon Senate on July 5. House Bill 3391, also named the Reproductive Health Equity Act, now awaits signature by Governor Kate Brown.
Eugene Peterson, most known for his authorship of The Message translation of the Bible, released a statement on Thursday afternoon retracting a comment he made during an earlier interview that he would perform a same-sex marriage today if he were asked.
For those in the immigrant community, the numerous reports of raids by enforcement officials may give rise to a greater sense of fear. But immigrant rights advocates say there are still actions that individuals can take in response to, and in preparation for, such encounters.
Over the years, a majority of Americans have said they believe the impact of churches on the nation is a positive one, and according to a study released on Monday, that view hasn’t shifted much.