With public opinion of Congress near record lows, a new Pew Research Center poll suggests an underlying level of respect for the institution. A strong majority, 61 percent believe that Congress, not the president, should have final authority on the d..
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The states whose residents give the most to charity are more likely to have high levels of religiosity, less wealth, and were more likely to support Republican candidates in recent presidential elections. The states whose residents gave the least, on..
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With the United States considering a military strike against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria, Christians have an opportunity to apply its "Just War theory" tradition in discerning the appropriateness of the proposed actions. The Christian Post as..
Two liberal publications, Salon and Slate, criticized The Washington Post for publishing two op-ed's in recent days that, they say, defend rape.
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Where do social conservatives fit with the new GOP populists? Part 1 of this series looked at a group of conservatives who want the Republican Party to fight for the concerns of poor and working class Americans. The social conservative wing of the Re..
A new study suggests that expanded use of midwives can improve care while greatly reducing the cost of birthing babies in the United States, which is, by far, the highest in the world.
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Polls may be showing greater support for same-sex marriage than actually exists. Due to question wording, priming (the question that comes before the same-sex marriage question), and a social desirability effect (people will not tell a pollster how t..
Poverty itself harms a brain's ability to think well, thus making tasks that would help the poor more difficult, a new study finds. The study could lead to improved methods for helping those in poverty.
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San Antonio 'Non-Discrimination' Ordinance Would Discriminate Against Christians, Argue Christian Leaders
A group of mostly black and Latino Christian leaders have led efforts this week to oppose San Antonio's proposed "non-discrimination" ordinance. The proposal to add "sexual orientation" and "gender identity or expression" would make illegal some acti..
A group of conservative thinkers have begun pushing GOP politicians to make a radical turn toward the concerns of poor and working class Americans. Republicans can win on the Democrats own turf, they say, by arguing that conservative policies will be..
Same-sex couples who get a marriage license in a state that has redefined marriage to include same-sex couples, but who live in a state that does not recognize their marriage, will be treated as a married couple for federal tax purposes, the Treasury..