David Coburn, the openly gay spokesman of Great Britain's U.K. Independence Party, claims that Prime Minister David Cameron is "picking a fight" with the religious community over same-sex marriage, insisting that pushing such legislation "shows a lack of toleration towards others who look on marriage as a holy sacrament between man and woman."
Syracuse has confirmed that center Fab Melo will not be eligible to participate in the NCAA Tournament, removing a key player from one of the nation's best teams and potentially damaging its shot at a deep run in the NCAA tournament.Tags Sports
A Pennsylvania lawsuit could substantially increase the reach of the Defense of Marriage Act, potentially causing private companies to no longer be allowed to recognize same-sex spouses.
Although this year's SXSW featured a number of tech industry up-and-comers, one of the biggest stories of the conference centered on a controversial plan to let the homeless act as roving Wi-Fi hot spots.
Although Prime Minister David Cameron has tried to assure British churches that any new same-sex marriage legislation will apply only to civil law, lawyers from the Church of England are arguing that the new legislation would force them to perform same-sex ceremonies in spite of their beliefs.
The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music of the Episcopal Church has released the first draft of the rites for consecrating same-sex unions, although the final draft probably will not be completed for many years.
Utah's Senate has passed a bill that allows school districts to eliminate sexual education instruction, but also prohibits any classroom instruction on contraception use or homosexuality.
The Oklahoma State Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would require abortion providers to offer their patients a chance to hear the fetal heartbeat, but the final legislation is far from what either side of the debate originally argued for.
The U.S. Sixth District Court of Appeals will hear the case of a Tennessee fourth grader who claims he was barred from holding a Bible study during recess at school, with the legal group representing his case insisting that the original trial was unfair.
A lesbian couple in Florida have taken their custody battle to the state's Supreme Court, where the final decision could change the rights of sperm and egg donors and potentially ignite a debate over the definition of motherhood.
A lawsuit between Jet Propulsion Labs and a NASA mission specialist who claims he was demoted for his beliefs begins Wednesday, the latest in a series of court cases featuring intelligent design proponents suing former employers.
The heart of St. Laurence O'Toole, patron saint of Dublin, has gone missing from Christ Church Cathedral in Ireland, leaving cathedral officials distraught and perplexed.1 comments
Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Sunday that opponents of the White House birth control policy should avoid being "pugnacious," rather than follow the example of embattled media personality Rush Limbaugh.
A bill that would repeal New Hampshire's same-sex marriage law appears likely to pass through the state's House and Senate, but it is unclear if the legislation has enough support to overturn a veto from the governor.
A bill that would allow "inspirational messages" at public school events in Florida only needs Gov. Rick Scott's signature before it can become a law, but opponents worry that there will not be enough control over what students can say.