The Kentucky legislature voted Tuesday to override Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's veto of HB 279, known as the religious freedom bill that faced staunch opposition from LGBT groups, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU.
Qasim Rashid, a HuffingtonPost blogger and member of the Muslim Writers Guild, spoke to students at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., about making changes to the First Amendment and limiting Americans' right to freedom of speech during a lecture at the campus on March 19.
Members of the Rock Church in San Diego, Calif., are sharing the message of Jesus Christ by taking Good Friday service to the masses at Petco Park for a day filled with family activities centered around Christian ministry and service.
Roma Downey, co-creator of History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries, which has an estimated viewing audience of 80 million people, told Fox News' Sean Hannity on Wednesday that her "heart sank" when she awoke to the news that everyone was talking about Satan the Monday after Jesus made his first appearance on screen.
Actor and producer Kirk Cameron is collaborating with Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on a film project that is said to answer life's toughest questions about human suffering.
George Will is among the conservative pundits who've come out against the Defense of Marriage Act, citing the legislation is an overreach of congressional powers, and is an issue best left to the states to decide.
The future of religious institutions rests in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court justices whose ruling on California's Proposition 8, expected sometime in June, could change policies on adoptions, marriage counseling, employment, the contraceptive mandate and even student housing on religious college campuses.
Lisa Meltzer, assistant professor of pediatrics and lead author of the National Jewish Health study which found that students who are homeschooled sleep 90 minutes longer a night and wake up 18 minutes after traditional high schools have already started, has also revealed that extra sleep decreases the rates of depression and suicidal ideation in adolescent children.
Sen. Sessions: Immigration Reform in 'Jeopardy' After Vote Against Ban on Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants
The Senate voted 43 to 56 against an amendment to the budget resolution this past weekend that would have prevented illegal immigrants from receiving Medicaid or Obamacare benefits if they qualify to receive a green card or are granted legal status under the immigration reform plan.
Todd Coontz, the founder of RockWealth International Ministries, a nonprofit organization, is coming under fire for telling viewers that if they act obediently toward God and send him a minimum of $273 for a "recovery seed" donation, God will reward them with a "supernatural change in 90 days.
The bipartisan group of congressmen in the House, who are part of the "secret" group of eight, are expected to present their proposal for comprehensive immigration reform one to two weeks after April 9, when they return from Passover and Easter recess.
City buildings in St. Peters, Mo., will begin displaying the national motto "In God We Trust" in April – a decision alarming to atheists who believe the motto is unconstitutional.
More than 28,000 people were in line on Saturday, March 16 to tour The Ark, a Noah's Ark inspired children's building at the Rev. Matthew Hagee's Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas.
One of the largest surveys on immigration ever conducted in the United States reveals that a majority of Americans support immigration reform that leads to a pathway to citizenship, but it also highlights that Americans are more concerned about jobs, reducing the budget deficit and changing the federal income tax system, according to a report released Thursday by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the religion, policy and politics project at the Brookings Institution, a left-of-center think tank.
The brouhaha over episode 3 of the History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries, in which Satan appears to bear a resemblance to President Obama, brought accusations from Fox News host Bill O'Reilly who believes Mark Burnett did this on purpose as a publicity stunt.
A first-of-its-kind study conducted by the National Jewish Health (NJH) in Denver, Colo., reveals homeschoolers are happier, healthier and perform better academically and socially because they get more sleep.
Newly inaugurated Pope Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, is receiving high praise from believers and nonbelievers alike for his humble nature and modest lifestyle.
Phil Robertson, the patriarch behind reality series "Duck Dynasty," which profiles his family's antics inside their business, Duck Commander, will be releasing his "no-holds-barred" autobiography, Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander, on May 7.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed three years ago with President Obama saying it would not add one dime to the federal deficit, is now projected to add $6.2 trillion to the deficit and inflict severe cuts to Medicare and Medicaid payments to hospitals and physicians.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), a big promoter of balancing the federal government's budget, told audience members at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. that the Republican party is the party of "opportunity."
A 5-foot-tall ceramic sculpture of the crucified Jesus Christ covered in vacuum dust collected by the custodial staff at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill., will debut in the Biblical and Theological Studies Department at the Billy Graham Center on April 22.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), is suing the United States Treasury Department to remove the words "In God We Trust" from all U.S. currency, because they claim the motto is offensive to nonreligious citizens.
The United Nations Human Rights Council released a report in which the Committee against Torture (CAT) equates restrictions and absolute bans on abortion as "torture and ill-treatment" of woman.
The White House announced today President Obama's appointment of Melissa Rogers to serve as the new director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and special assistant to the president.
The Chicago Board of Education approved a new policy that will expand sex education to all grade levels in Chicago public schools (CPS), including kindergarten, and will, for the first time, teach sexual orientation and gender identification.