Melissa Barnhart

CP Reporter

Have Christians Lost the Culture War in America?

As American secular society becomes increasingly hostile toward Christians, many are asking if the culture war has already been lost or if they should keep fighting, refusing to yield to the siren song of premature withdrawl in a war that is not yet lost.

Combating ISIS and Completing the US Mission in Iraq (Part 1)

One day after the Obama administration confirmed that American aid worker Kayla Mueller was killed by Islamic State terrorists, the president asked Congress to authorize additional war powers in an attempt to defeat ISIS. To better understand the U.S.'s mission in Iraq and the plight of Christians in the floundering country that's fighting for its survival, CP spoke to Joseph Ghougassian, a former ambassador to Qatar, who was also a special envoy in Iraq and Afghanistan, about whether Iraq is a lost cause or if the U.S. still has a chance to help save the country from absolute destruction.

March for Life: 42 Years After Roe v. Wade, Half of Americans Say Abortion Is Morally Wrong

Hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates are in Washington Thursday to peacefully protest against the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade 42 years ago that made abortion legal in the United States. This year, as protesters walk along Constitution Avenue in the 42nd annual March for Life rally, members of the House had plannend to be voting on a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but due to objections among some Republican members to a rape reporting provision in the bill that vote has been delayed.

Islamophobia? Americans Voice Their Freedom of Speech, Descend on 'Stand With the Prophet' in Texas to Protest Shariah Law, ISIS

Protesters holding signs against Shariah Law and the Islamic State shouted "go back home" toward Muslims as their cars crept past to enter the "Stand with the prophet against hate and terror" event to "challenge growing Islamophobia in American society," which was held less than two weeks after Parisians' lives were rattled by terrorist attacks committed by radical Islamic jihadists that left 17 people dead.