Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday signed a bill banning late-term abortion, followed by a second one requiring parental consent for pregnant minors seeking abortion – a move that will likely encourage similar restrictions in other U.S. states.
Only 3.5 percent of U.S. adults are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), according to an April 2011 study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles. The report also found that only about 0.3 percent of American adults are transgender.
Christians from more than 1,500 churches across the United States will join in prayer for eradicating HIV/AIDS, particularly in Africa, on Sunday.
American evangelistic preacher Luis Palau and church leaders in Vietnam are currently working with government officials to receive final permission to host region-wide evangelistic gatherings in Ho Chi Minh City
Thousands, including congressional members, answered a call by religious leaders to participate in a hunger fast in protest of proposed government budget cuts for programs benefiting the poor in the U.S. and abroad.
Conservative TV commentator Glenn Beck is parting ways with Fox News, according to a joint statement released on Wednesday by Fox and Beck’s parent company, Mercury Radio Arts.
The rate of teen pregnancy in the United States has dropped to its lowest level since records began being kept 70 years ago, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.Tags Youth
Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen will be speaking at the HP Pavilion in San Jose next week. His visit has ignited a firestorm of conversation among gay advocates and Christians residing in northern California’s Bay Area.Tags Homosexuality
In an unprecedented move in Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick nominated a lesbian candidate for an opening in the state’s highest court on Monday.Tags Homosexuality
Ivory Coast incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo denied on Tuesday reports that he was surrendering. The Ivorian army, however, has called for a ceasefire, he said.
As forces loyal to Ivory Coast’s internationally-recognized leader, Alassane Ouattara, prepare the final assault into Abidjan to oust the incumbent government under Laurent Gbagbo, United Nations peacekeepers in the city are increasingly coming under fire.
Workers trying to stop radioactive water at the Fukushima Daichi power plant in Japan from leaking into the ocean on Sunday failed in their attempt to use absorbent polymer to plug the crack in a storage bin.
As radioactive water leaks from a quake-damaged power plant off the coast of Japan, a local congregation attempts to make sense of the disaster.
Evangelicals expressed dismay over the deaths of United Nations workers in Afghanistan, who were killed in retaliation for last month’s burning of a Quran by a fringe Florida pastor.
At least seven foreign workers have died after hundreds of angry protesters stormed a United Nation's building in Afghanistan Friday in retaliation against the burning of a Quran by a fringe American pastor in Florida last month.