The latest healthcare.gov snafu involves Americans calling a cupcake shop in New York to find information about health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, best known as Obamacare. Carmen Rodriguez, owner of Brooklyn Cupcake, told The Christian Post that since Oct. 1, she has received more than 150 calls requesting Obamacare health insurance information.
A conservative advocacy group concerned about inflation has suggested a new game plan for the GOP that could revive social issues as an asset for the party. The group, American Principles in Action (APIA), challenges the GOP's fear of losing on social issues, restating the importance of issues like abortion as part of an economic vision focused on restoring the middle class family.
Late-night comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL) poked fun at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the Obama administration's response to internet problems associated with Obamacare's sign-up website, healthcare.gov.
Big names in big businesses are lobbying for immigration reform in Washington, D.C., including Mark Zuckerberg, George Soros, and Rupert Murdoch. But political strategists disagree about the motivation behind the money.
A Christian outreach director took an unusual approach in discussing Harvard University's "Sex Week," a semi-annual celebration and information week. He said it makes sex boring.
As the Wisconsin Supreme Court weighs a 2009 Domestic Partnership law against the state's 2006 Marriage Amendment, a gay rights group argues that domestic partnerships are not "substantially similar" to marriage in Wisconsin, while the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) claims the civil union law violates the state's constitution.
A University of Iowa teaching assistant (TA) accidentally sent a pornographic video of herself and her boyfriend to her class of undergraduates, causing a commotion.
Religious life in New York City is booming, even while it shrinks in the rest of the country, according to a report by the Barna Group. Christian college professors in the Big Apple not only agree, but argue that the faith boom will inspire a revival across America.
Generation Opportunity (GO), a conservative group focused on youth issues, will present an award to CGI Federal, the main contractor behind the failing website HealthCare.gov, while a Christian economist explains why the system crashed and the way followers of Jesus should approach youth and economic issues.
Almost 6 million young people are "disconnected," neither working nor in school, according to a new study by The Opportunity Network coalition. The coalition shared its efforts to address this problem, and a Christian economist argued that followers of Jesus Christ should work to create opportunities for young people to find work.
"Paradise," a new film with an Oscar-winning cast, written and directed by Diablo Cody, who won an Oscar for writing the 2007 film "Juno," opened in a handful of theaters and doesn't even make the list on the box office reports. Christian reviewers explained why, and one listed the 10 malicious – and ridiculous – lies it tells about followers of Jesus.
Does 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Tell the Story of Jesus' Disciples? A Superhero Series About Underdogs
Christian reviewers say the underlying theme behind the new hit TV series "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." reflects the way Jesus impacted the world through seemingly ordinary people who can do extraordinary things.
CORE Issues Trust, a London-based Christian charity supporting ex-gay issues, has brought legal action against Transport for London (TfL), requesting the transportation company remove bus ads by the homosexual activist group Stonewall.
A new CD released this week commemorates renowned evangelist Billy Graham, a father figure to Newsboys' lead singer Michael Tait, who contributes a song to the album.
Economic Historian: Jesus, Bible Argue for Capitalistic System; Says Welfare State Is 'Spider's Web, Not Safety Net'
WASHINGTON – A prominent economist argued that the success of the great empires of the past was tied to their support for religious freedom and economic systems similar to Jesus' teachings on charity and hard work.
Switchfoot's new single "Love Alone is Worth the Fight," from its anticipated 9th studio album Fading West is the first and only song to have every Christian Adult Contemporary (AC/CHR) station playing the single in its debut week, according to Nielson BDS, a service that tracks monitored radio, television, and internet airplay.
Charlie Hunnam, an actor best known for his roles in "Pacific Rim" and "Sons of Anarchy," has forfeited his role as the lead in the film adaptation of E.L. James' 2011 erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. While Hunnam cited a busy TV acting schedule as the reason for turning down the role, Christian film and literature experts offered other reasons for him walking away.
Arkansas patriarch Jim Bob Duggar, a former state representative and reality television personality on the show 19 Kids and Counting, argued that an inactive voting bloc would have won Mitt Romney the presidency last year, and will win Ken Cuccinelli the Virginia's gubernatorial race in November.
A recent Facebook study found that the top 25 colleges where men and women meet their future spouses are all Christian institutions of higher learning. The institutions claimed that, while many of their students meet their "soul mates" as class mates, their schools are for learning, not romance.
Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) declared victory in a Christmas music case following a public outcry against a Wisconsin school board's alleged attempt to limit religious songs in school performances. The Master Singers, Wausau West High School's elite choir, which formed the center of the debate, resumed practice on Tuesday.
An African American pastor blamed the Civil Rights Movement for the weakened state of the black family and agreed with Christian social science experts that a re-emphasis on family will empower the black population.
Pro-Life activist Lila Rose says she would abandon the Republican Party if it catered to libertarian voters by dropping the pro-life issue from its platform at the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit this past weekend.
Three American Christians who faced discrimination and oppression for their faith shared their stories at the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit this past Saturday, and encouraged fellow believers to stand up for religious liberty in schools, churches, the military, and the public arena
Legal and military experts at the social conservative Values Voter Summit, sponsored by the Family Research Council, proclaimed that religious freedom faces dire threats in today's U.S. military, and called on Christians to denounce the Obama administration and the alleged secularization of American society.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) took first place in the presidential straw poll at the social conservative Values Voter Summit sponsored by the Family Research Council (FRC), while neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson took the top vice presidential spot, and religious freedom was considered the most important political issue.