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.
Liberals can be just as anti-science as conservatives, a study finds, when the science challenges their politics.
The Obama administration announced Friday that it would seek a stay in a court order putting a temporary halt on plans to provide temporary legal status to some unauthorized immigrants. If successful, the administration could begin the program before the courts have ruled whether the program is legal.
There is a state of confusion in the state of Alabama over whether same-sex couples can legally get a marriage license.
A growing chorus of social scientists are raising concerns about the anti-conservative and anti-Christian hostilities within their ranks.
Criticisms of President Barack Obama's National Prayer Breakfast speech did not fall neatly along ideological lines. Some liberals criticized the speech while some conservatives defended it.
The largest study so far on gay parenting, published this month, shows that children do best when raised by their mom and dad. While the U.S. Supreme Court has already signaled a willingness to redefine marriage to include same-sex unions for every state, it has also demonstrated a concern for how their decision will affect children.
The reason college costs are rising is that professors do not work hard enough, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, insinuated in a recent interview.
Obama Lied About Supporting Traditional Marriage in 2008, Former Advisor David Axelrod Reveals in New Book
President Barack Obama intentionally misled voters when he stated that he supported traditional marriage during his 2008 presidential election campaign, former Obama advisor David Axelrod claims in his new book.
There is growing dissatisfaction with current abortion laws in the United States, according to a Gallup survey, and of those who are dissatisfied, twice as many want stricter laws as those who want less strict laws.
Conservatives outnumber liberals in 47 out of 50 states, according to Gallup polling released Friday.
Lee's forces gather to attention at the sound of the bell. He rushes downstairs to open the door of the small box. He removes the small package and tenderly unwraps it, like a precious gift. When Lee reveals the beauty inside, the audience wonders, how is such a thing possible? An unwanted baby?