Ray Downs

Christian Post Reporter

Steve Jobs Dies Aged 56: Bioethicist Asks 'Did Steve Jobs Waste a Liver?'

When Steve Jobs received a liver transplant two years ago, there were approximately 16,000 people on the waiting list. Only 1,581 people received a liver. Steve Jobs was one of them, even though there was no proof that a new liver would stop or even slow Jobs’ cancer. Thus, some commentators have now asked the question: Did Steve Jobs waste a liver?

Occupy Wall Street Protest: Most Americans Agree with Protesters

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters do not have a single message or specific list of demands, but they claim that big banks have too much power and take advantage of America’s middle class. However, the protesters are not alone: a Rasmussen poll reveals that 79 percent of the American people feel the same way.

Harold Camping Update: Rapture Will 'Probably' Finish Oct. 21

Harold Camping, the Christian broadcaster who boldly announced that the world would end on May 21, only to later say that he was "flabbergasted" when the rapture did not occur, is now telling everyone to get ready for the real rapture, which is set to occur on October 21—probably.

Who Has the Right? Christian Town Clerk Shirks Role Over Gay Marriage Licenses

A clerk in a small New York town says her Christian beliefs prohibit her from granting marriage licenses to gay couples, so she arranged for same-sex marriage licenses to be handled by a deputy, which requires an appointment and takes more time. Her case has been cast as a microcosm of the culture war between gay rights advocates and Christian conservatives trumping their religious freedom.