In a move the American Counseling Association has described as hateful towards gay and transgender people, Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that allows a licensed counselor or therapist to refuse service to clients whose "goals, outcomes or behaviors" conflict with their "sincerely held principles."
The City Council of Oxford, Alabama, made Target's controversial transgender bathroom policy illegal Tuesday when Council members unanimously voted to pass a new law that punishes anyone using a public bathroom that doesn't align with their birth sex with a fine of up to $500 or up to six months in jail.
The community of Hartselle, Alabama is still reeling in shock after a beloved 43-year-old pastor and his wife were allegedly gunned down in cold blood inside their home last Thursday by their adopted son.
More than 700,000 people have now pledged to boycott retail giant Target over the store's transgender bathroom policy which allows people to use the company's restrooms and fitting rooms according to the gender they identify with and not their sex.
Brandon Parker, the 33-year-old Georgia pastor who was tragically shot dead during a dispute with his 48-year-old girlfriend Saturday, was the grandson of Otis Redding, one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music.
After a wave of media pressure, Muskogee District Attorney Orvil Loge agreed Monday to drop a civil forfeiture case against the volunteer American tour manager of a Christian rock band of Karen people from Burma and Thailand who was accused of drug trafficking.
A Christian rock band of Karen people from Burma and Thailand, which raised more than $53,000 to help a Christian school and orphans, are now fighting the civil forfeiture of their money by the Muskogee, Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, which has alleged the money is proceeds from drug trafficking.
A popular 33-year-old Georgia pastor is now dead and his 48-year-old girlfriend charged with murder after she allegedly shot him during a "domestic issue" that spiraled out of control Saturday, say authorities.
Despite generally declining mortality, the suicide rate in America is climbing and the sharpest rate increase is among young girls between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A senior defense official revealed Thursday that the U.S.-led air coalition against ISIS has incinerated an estimated $500 million worth of the terror group's slush fund, seriously hampering the group's ability to pay existing fighters and attract new ones.
Longtime televangelist and senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida, Paula White offered her followers an Easter Sunday deliverance from a spiritual death sentence for a $1,144 "resurrection seed" she says was set by God.
Republican Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert is expected to sign legislation Tuesday declaring pornography a "public health hazard" and punish computer technicians who fail to report finding child pornography during their work
Jameel McGee, an innocent black man from Michigan who was imprisoned for four years after a police officer framed him as a drug dealer is calling the now former officer a friend after his Christian faith helped him forgive.
Brazil's unpopular leftist President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party suffered a crushing defeat Sunday, after that country's lower house of Congress, led by unapologetic evangelical Christian Eduardo Cunha, voted to impeach her.
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the case of an inmate in Nebraska demanding that prison officials accommodate his worship of the Flying Spaghetti Monster because it is not a religion but a riposte of intelligent design.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam scuttled a bill by lawmakers to designate the Bible as the official state book Thursday, noting that signing it into law would be in violation of both the First Amendment of the Constitution and the state constitution.
Darrin Patrick, 46, who founded The Journey megachurch in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2002, was fired from his position as pastor this week for what his church describes as "deep historical patterns of sin." Patrick has also resigned from his position as vice president of the Acts 29 Network, which plants churches globally.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont got a rock star's greeting at Al Sharpton's National Action Network's convention in New York City Thursday and he responded in kind by stepping briefly outside his security bubble for a moment to mingle with his fans.
Donald Trump surrogate, Rev. Omarosa Manigault, who shot to reality stardom for her villainous turn on "The Apprentice" said Wednesday that anyone who eventually becomes president after the election season will be ordained by God.
With pitch perfect poise and aplomb, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton seemed to glide to the podium at the National Action Network's convention on Wednesday as the audience enveloped her in cheers.