Indiana legislators Thursday proposed an amendment to its recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act in response to critics who claimed the bill authorized anti-gay discrimination. RFRA, however, is not an "anti-gay" bill and the proposed "fix" illustrates why the critics' arguments were false in the first place.
Was the resurrection of Jesus Christ an anti-scientific event? This question was discussed at a conference on science and religion hosted last month by The American Association for the Advancement of Science's Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion.
Debates over Indiana's new religious freedom law illustrate that gay marriage supporters now generally don't support certain basic religious freedom protections. There are some exceptions, however.
A religious freedom bill signed into law by Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence Thursday is being characterized by major media outlets as a codification of anti-gay discrimination. They are wrong. Here is why.
#BlackLivesMatter, But We Have to Answer Why They Matter, Urban Apologist D.A. Horton Says at Southern Baptist Race Conference
The "black lives matter" hashtag campaign does not mean that other lives do not matter, but the the campaign also needs to address why black lives matter, which includes the high abortion rate in black communities, urban apologist and former church planter D.A. Horton said Thursday.
John Perkins Slams Creflo Dollar's Evil, Heretical Exploitation of Black Communities for $65 Million Private Jet Campaign
John M. Perkins, a civil rights leader and father of the racial reconciliation movement, criticized pastor Creflo Dollar's former fundraising campaign for a new $65 million private jet as "evil," "heresy," and "exploitation," as he explained the damage prosperity preachers have done to black communities.
Here are 10 reactions to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's, R-Texas, Monday announcement at Liberty University that he is running for president.
A human rights activist and writer is dismayed that there are no laws that allow the imprisonment of those who state certain offensive positions, such as Bill Maher and Phil Robertson.
Some liberals are expressing regret over the oppressive political correctness regimes that liberals have implemented on college campuses and elsewhere.
Some ethicists argue sexbots will improve our lives by ending prostitution and sex trafficking, and by fulfilling human needs. The Christian Post spoke with three Christians who have written on topics related sex and human relationships and technology to get their take on the issue.
Many liberals insist sexual orientation is inborn and unchanging while conservatives often counter that there is no "gay gene." Three separate issues are getting confused in this debate.
Respect for the worth and dignity of every human being, a Christian value held in common by liberals and conservatives alike, is helping to unite a broad coalition in favor of criminal justice reforms, such as limits on solitary confinement, Rev. Ron Stief, executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, explained.
Following Christ is not about finding comfort or personal well-being; rather, life is messy, God is mysterious, and faith lies in the tension of that paradox, Ken Wytsma, founder of the The Justice Conference, argues in his new book, The Grand Paradox: The Messiness of Life, the Mystery of God and the Necessity of Faith.
The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to go along with the Obama administration's effort to force the University of Notre Dame to pay for birth control methods in violation of Catholic doctrine.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education released its list of the top 10 worst offenders of free speech on college campuses in 2014.
Pro-lifers are concerned about the commitment of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, to ending abortion.
Since some people go into prison straight and come out gay, homosexuality must be a choice, neurosurgeon and potential presidential candidate Ben Carson told CNN Wednesday.
Two marriage experts argued that feminism and gay rights are contributing to the problem of fatherlessness at a Conservative Political Action Conference panel.
'Finding Jesus' Author, Co-Creator David Gibson: CNN Series Not About Debunking Historical Jesus; Skeptics, Believers Can Find Common Ground in Artifacts (Interview)
CNN's "Finding Jesus," and the associated book of the same title, which examines six purported artifacts from the time of Jesus Christ, can serve as a type of common ground between believers and skeptics, co-creator and author David Gibson said in an interview with The Christian Post.
Naghmeh Abedini: My American Pastor Husband Imprisoned in Iran, Religious Freedom Ignored as Obama Admin Negotiates With Iran
Religious freedom is not being addressed in the Obama administration's negotiations with Iran over its nuclear capability, complained Naghmeh Abedini, an Iranian-American whose husband, Saeed Abedini, is imprisoned in Iran because of his Christian faith.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., won the Conservative Political Action Conference's presidential straw poll held in National Harbor, Maryland, on Saturday, the last day of the 42nd annual three-day conference that was attended by potential 2016 presidential candidates, such as former Govs. Jeb Bush and Rick Perry, as well as Dr. Ben Carson and Sens. Paul and Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
Carly Fiorina on Hillary: She Tweets About Women's Rights While Taking Money From Nations That Deny Human Rights
Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina addressed the record of Hillary Clinton, the Democrats most likely presidential nominee, Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, in National Harbor, Maryland.
Liberals Are Stifling Intellectual Diversity, Campus Audience Decides After Hearing Both Sides of the Argument
Before the Intelligence Squared debate held at George Washington University, only one in three audience members said they agreed that liberals are stifling intellectual diversity at colleges and universities, but after hearing both sides of the debate, almost three-fifths of the audience was convinced that liberals are stifling intellectual diversity.
Christian, Gay Rights, and Jewish Groups Help Muslim in Head Scarf Case Against Abercrombie & Fitch; Win Likely After Supreme Court Oral Arguments
If Wednesday's oral arguments are an indication, Abercrombie & Fitch will likely lose in a Supreme Court religious freedom case involving a Muslim job applicant wearing a head scarf.
LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM? Housing for 15 Alternative Sexualities Is OK, but Men-Only Fraternities Are Not, Wesleyan University Says
Campus housing specifically for 15 alternative sexualities, including sadomasochists, is acceptable, but fraternities that just allow men are not, at Wesleyan University.