President Barack Obama avoided a debt ceiling crisis with Tuesday’s signing of the compromise bill. But economics fellow J.D. Foster warns that Congress must now convince credit rating companies that the nation is serious about eliminating the deficit if it wishes to protect America's credit.
Alliance Defense Fund attorneys have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on behalf of an Oakland, Tenn., man for unconstitutionally prohibiting him from distributing Christian literature in front of the Oakland post office.
Catholic Charities will take on the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois in its lawsuit to reinstate state contracts dropped after the adoption services expressed a religious objection to Illinois' civil unions law.
While Democrats and Republicans prepare to vote in favor of Sunday night’s debt deal, Tea Party members remain staunchly opposed to the compromise.
There is a “destructive, man-made tide that is deteriorating our country at a frightening pace,” and the only way to reverse it is to turn to God, not politicians, says bestselling author Charles Stanley.
A California judge ruled in favor of Jewish and Muslim plaintiffs Thursday and ordered that a proposed circumcision ban be removed from the San Francisco ballot.
Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann showed off her "titanium" backbone in a National Press Club address Thursday, blasting the president for taking the country's trillion-dollar debt lightly and challenging him to take the lead in coming up with a real solution.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is reportedly dismissing the panic over the debt ceiling and a possible debt default as overblown.
Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich expressed regret for making a commercial with fellow former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) about climate change – a subject that is divisive among Republicans and especially Christians.
There is strong bipartisan support for pro-life laws, as seen by several states that recently passed such legislation, a poll shows. Eighty four percent of Democratic respondents and 95 percent of Republican respondents favor abortion laws requiring doctors to tell patients about the possible risks before performing an abortion procedure, a Gallup poll found.
Conservatives expressed disappointment with Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to select failed federal appeals court nominee Goodwin Liu to serve in the state Supreme Court. They say Liu's activist streak makes him unfit to serve impartially in a judicial capacity.
A spoof drug advertisement, created by Concerned Women for America to illustrate just how silly it is for government to continue spending amid a growing national debt, has gone "viral." "Spenditol" has been viewed over a million times on YouTube.
A national survey reveals that less than half of Americans know Mitt Romney is a Mormon. Among those who say the Mormon faith is different from their own, Romney's support lags 21 points behind President Barack Obama.
Craig Vincent Mitchell, an associate professor of Christian ethics for the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, says Breivik should “without a question” be given the death penalty for his crimes. To withhold the death penalty, he says, would “reduce the value of life.”
As one of the most outspoken opponents of gay marriage, Maggie Gallagher knows all too well the intense backlash that follows the statement “marriage is a union between one man and one woman.”
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty named Jesus Christ among his political heroes Thursday during a meet and greet in Webster City, Iowa. The GOP presidential candidate was responding to a voter’s question
Amid ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill over the national debt limit, Christian leaders are looking to make allies with Congress and the White House in order to ensure benefits and entitlements for the poor at home and abroad.
A policy analyst denounces the proposed Respect of Marriage Act introduced in the Senate Wednesday as a tool to redefine marriage in the federal government as well as in the 30 states that had define marriage in their constitution as between one man and a one woman.
Lobbyist Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai was arrested Tuesday after the FBI discovered the Washington advocacy group head was on the Pakistani spy agency's payroll for years.
Conservatives insist the battle for marriage is not lost despite the many same-sex couples who are preparing to wed their partners in New York after the 24th. Instead, they are preparing for a public backlash they believe will restore marriage to its traditional definition.
Illinois is experiencing an explosion in civil union ceremonies as Cook County reports issuing nearly 1,000 licenses to same-sex couples eager to be joined together since the Illinois civil union law went into effect June 1. Returned licenses show that 23 percent of recipients had a religious ceremony.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Alaska on Monday after the state denied a transgender woman a license listing her as female.
The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod's president is speaking out as many question presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's decision to leave the denomination. In his latest statement, he explains the church's disagreement with the Roman Catholic papacy and its biblical teachings.
Homosexual military men and women yearning for the end of the “don't ask, don't tell” law are setting their sights on marriage rights. However, a former military leader warns that the military is not ready for its repeal.
Southern Baptist leader Richard Land chided presidential candidate Herman Cain for disregarding the constitutional rights of U.S. Muslims during a Monday C-SPAN interview. He reminded Cain that as a Christian and an African American, he should have a special interest in the enforcement of the constitution in all communities, not just approving ones.