The University of Michigan paid $1,000 to pro-choice artist Heather Ault, who delivered a presentation and presented her "4,000 Years of Choice" collection. One piece in the collection declares "abortion is a gift from God."
The concept of sin is not gone but the actions that are considered sinful have changed in four ways, Ross Douthat, a columnist for The New York Times and author of Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, recently argued.
Russell Moore: Young Evangelicals Reject Christian Right, But Not Moving Left; Prefer to Be Freakish
Younger Evangelicals are rejecting the style and methods of the Christian Right but they are not becoming liberals, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptists Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, contended Tuesday at the Ethics and Public Policy Center's Faith Angle Forum. Instead, they are embracing a counter-cultural, "freakish" message tied to the Gospel.
A group of six senators, five Democrats and one independent, proposed a set of fixes to President Barack Obama's troubled healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare." The move could be part of an effort to distance themselves from the unpopular new law ahead of what will likely prove to be a difficult election for Democrats.
Worship services in evangelical churches do not mention sin, a major part of the Gospel message, Dr. Cornelius Plantinga, senior research fellow at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, said Monday at the Ethics and Public Policy Center's Faith Angle Forum.
The FBI has removed the Southern Poverty Law Center's "Hatewatch" from its list of resources on hate crimes after Family Research Council requested that it do so.
In Becoming Home: Adoption, Foster Care, and Mentoring — Living Out God's Heart for Orphans, Jedd Medefind provides practical guidance to churches and Christians on why and how they should get involved in helping orphans.
Russian sanctions will not stop her advocacy for Russian orphans, said Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), one of nine U.S. officials that Russia announced sanctions against in retaliation for U.S. sanctions against Russia.
While Westboro Baptist's Fred Phelps will be mostly remembered for preaching that "God hates fags," part of his legacy is also one of a civil rights hero.
Thirty-nine protesters from Moral Monday Georgia were arrested Tuesday at the Georgia Capitol. They were protesting a bill that would deny the governor the ability to participate in the Affordable Care Act's, or "Obamacare's," expansion of Medicaid, a government program that provides healthcare to the poor.
After receiving media attention and a letter from a Christian legal group, Branford High School administrators have backed off from censoring Students for Life of Branford. The student-led club will now have the same privileges as the other clubs at the school.
The Obama administration is hypocritical for claiming there is no conflict of interest with the Justice Department official put in charge of the IRS scandal involving the targeting of conservative groups, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said in a Wednesday statement. Cruz asked the DOJ to appoint a special prosecutor, but his request was denied.
While previous documents released by "traitor" or "whistleblower" Edward Snowden uncovered National Security Agency's bulk data collection of information such as phone contacts and email addresses, Tuesday's release to The Washington Post is the first to reveal the collection of actual phone conversations.
Those who fund and promote doubts about global warming should be sent to prison, Lawrence Torcello, assistant professor of philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, argued for The Conversation.
Last year was the worst ever for transparency in the Obama administration, an analysis of Freedom of Information Act requests conducted by The Associated Press finds.
A coalition of business groups are stepping up their campaign supporting President Barack Obama's education agenda, the Common Core State Standards Initiative, with national TV ads that began Sunday. The move highlights the split between pro-business Republicans and grassroots activists in the conservative movement.
President Barack Obama pushed back Friday against the joke that he wears "mom jeans." "I look very sharp in jeans," he told Ryan Seacrest in a radio interview.
Supporters of same-sex marriage appear to increasingly hold the view that for gay rights to expand, religious freedom must shrink. Some same-sex marriage supporters, though, are pushing back against that trend.
Nearly a week after the White House made the decision, "Obamacare" opponents are discovering that the administration apparently has walked away from the individual mandate that these opponents have been working so hard to delay.
There are two victims of every abortion, the unborn child and the mother, Mike Huckabee said Wednesday for his keynote speech at the Susan B. Anthony List's Campaign for Life Gala.
Social Conservatives May Have Made the Difference in Stunning Republican Victory in Fla. Special Election
Politically conservative Catholics and Evangelicals may have played an important role in the surprising victory of Republican David Jolly over Democrat Alex Sink in Florida's Tuesday special election to fill the U.S. House seat for the state's district 13.
Analysis: In Defense of Planned Parenthood, Conservatives Should Avoid Inconsistent 'Fungible Funds' Argument
In efforts to "defund" Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, conservatives often argue that money going to Planned Parenthood pays for abortions, even if the money is not directly for abortions, because money is fungible. Conservatives should avoid making this argument because the same argument could be used to negatively impact religious freedom.
Former Kansas AG Who Investigated Abortion Clinics Asks US Supreme Court to Review His 'Political Persecution,' Law License Suspension
Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Kansas Supreme Court decision suspending his law license. His supporters argue he is the victim of "political persecution" for his investigations into abortion clinics in his state.
Branford High School administrators have blocked Students for Life of Branford from handing out information during lunch time, even though other student groups are allowed to do so.
Republicans should learn from Pope Francis how to better communicate their message, Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, argued Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference.