The Montana state Senate passed a bill that would require doctors who terminate a pregnancy after 24 weeks for medical emergencies to try to do so by inducing labor or cesarean section, and then to try to give life support to the baby.
In a letter jointly signed by the Education and Justice Departments on Wednesday, the Trump administration rescinded a directive given to public schools during the Obama era to allow students to use sex-segregated facilities according to their gender identity.
The Trump administration issued memos on Monday that detail some ways that it will implement the executive orders the President signed earlier this year to increase deportations and restrict the flow of undocumented immigrants from entering the country.
Washington state’s highest court unanimously ruled on February 16 against a florist who refused to provide floral arrangements for a same-sex couple’s wedding, deciding that her refusal was a discriminatory act.
The federal government has canceled a request to an appeals court judge asking for the Obama administration’s guidance on bathrooms to remain in place for several states.
Where Do Christians Stand on Marriage, Online Dating, and Cohabitation? Study Explores Questions on Current Day Romance
A new study released earlier this month explored recent trends on marriage, online dating, and cohabitation, and where Christians fall in the map. On marriage, the Barna Group study, which was released on February 9, found that while just a little over half of the general adult population are married (52 percent), a higher proportion of practicing Christians and evangelicals (59 percent) are married.
Southern States Continue to Be Most Religious, With Mississippi Taking First for Nine Years in a Row
Of the 50 states in the U.S., those in the South continue to be the most religious, according to a recently released Gallup survey.
Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate to head the nation’s Department of Education on Tuesday with a close vote of 51 to 50.
Members of the Congress introduced legislation on Wednesday that would change the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s tax code to allow non-profit entities to endorse or oppose political candidates without having their tax-exempt statuses revoked.
Russell Moore of Southern Baptist Convention Urges Trump to Sign Executive Order Offering Religious Freedom Protections
Russell Moore, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)'s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), released a statement on February 3 urging President Trump to sign an executive order that would protect religious freedom.
The Trump administration stated on January 30 that it would keep employment protections for LGBT workers provided by a 2014 executive order.
The age of senior pastors has gotten older over the years, and these leaders are finding it more difficult to identify younger pastors to fill their shoes, according to the results of a Barna Group study conducted in partnership with Pepperdine University.
President Trump has nominated conservative federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat which has been vacant since the passing of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Democratic members of the California Senate introduced a bill on January 24 that would add a third gender category to official documents including driver’s licenses and IDs.
Several days after President Trump issued an executive order indefinitely suspending the entry of refugees from Syria, leaders from several evangelical organizations sent a letter to the president and vice president on Sunday, requesting that they reconsider the executive order.