Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Elena Kagan's Supreme Court nomination will begin with opening statements Monday followed the next day with the first round of questioning.
Disclosing the names and addresses of those who petitioned against the expansion of rights for state-registered domestic partners in Washington does not violate the First Amendment, ruled the United States Supreme Court on Thursday.
A Christian law firm is backing a group of street preachers that was arrested last week after engaging in conversations with attendees of a large Arab festival.
Police in Dearborn, Mich., say they arrested four Christian evangelists at a large Arab cultural festival Friday for conduct they allege was disorderly.
A sex offender in New Hampshire is asking the state's supreme court to grant him permission to attend a church with a chaperone.
A call for prayer was issued this past week for the state of Louisiana, but this time it wasn't from the Church.
A federal court panel decided Thursday to allow a Sudanese Christian pastor to distribute religious literature and discuss his Christian faith to Muslims attending a large Arab festival while his case is pending on appeal.
California law enforcement officials say well-known Christian artist Thomas Kinkade spent a night in jail last week after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
As a Clinton White House counsel, Solicitor General Elena Kagan said she felt it was best to let doctors decide when a "so-called partial-birth [abortion] procedure" was necessary.
A federal appeals court panel has upheld a permanent injunction against three displays of the Ten Commandments at local courthouses in two Kentucky counties.
A Senate committee has shot down a bill that would have allowed concealed weapons to be carried inside churches.
Thousands of protesters gathered around the corner of Liberty and Church Streets on Sunday to voice their opposition to a proposed "mega mosque" near New York City's Ground Zero.
A protest rally has been scheduled for Sunday afternoon against the proposed construction of a mosque at the Ground Zero site in lower Manhattan.
Ohio's Senate voted 24-8 on Wednesday to pass legislation prohibiting the creation, transportation, or receipt of a human-animal hybrid, the transfer of a nonhuman embryo into a human womb, and the transfer of a human embryo into a nonhuman womb.
A federal judge in Connecticut is expected to soon decide whether or not it is OK for two high schools in the city of Enfield to hold their graduation ceremonies in a Baptist megachurch.
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) is representing a 13-year-old student from New York who received a two-day suspension for wearing a rosary to school.
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has announced June 28 as the date for confirmation hearings to begin for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the former pastor of Barack Obama, revealed in an originally private letter that his relationship with the president is pretty much non-existent since the first family withdrew their membership from the church he once led.
Indiana Rep. Mark Souder officially resigned Friday after serving as a member of Congress for more than 15 years.
The Texas State Board of Education approved new public school curriculum standards Friday for social studies courses that put more emphasis on the role of Christianity in society, in government, and in history.
The federal judge who will be ruling on California's landmark gay marriage case has proposed that closing arguments in Perry v. Schwarzenegger be held on June 16 at 10 a.m.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Connecticut have filed a lawsuit in federal court over a public school district's decision to hold this year's graduation ceremonies in a Christian megachurch.
Millions of Americans will be uniting in prayer today in observance of the 59th Annual National Day of Prayer. More than half of Americans said they favor the observance, a poll found.
Delegations representing the United States and China will meet up in the middle of May to discuss the issue of human rights – particularly religious freedom and the rule of law – according to the U.S. Department of State.
The Vatican is throwing its support behind a new international research initiative to explore the therapeutic potential of intestinal stem cells.