"Family Talk," a Christian radio ministry, and its president James Dobson are suing the federal government for subjecting them to the Obamacare "abortion mandate" despite the nonprofit's religious and moral objections to the mandate.
During his eulogy for South African Anti-Apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, President Obama may have promoted his own political positions by connecting them to Mandela's achievements. Christian leaders denounced him for turning the solemn remembrance of a great man into a political plug.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) reportedly walked out of Nelson Mandela's memorial service when Cuban President Raul Castro started speaking. Cruz, one of only two Republicans at the memorial, praised Mandela and spoke to Democratic politicians on the way.
Former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) expressed his support for a Christian retail company suing the federal government over the HHS' "preventive services" mandate.
A bipartisan committee of House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Tuesday on a new budget. The agreement was not the "grand bargain" that many deficit hawks had hoped for, but, if passed, it would provide some stability through 2014 by preventing future "crises," like October's government shutdown.
A Satanic religious group has expressed an interest in erecting a monument next to a Ten Commandments display in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, responded Friday to a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union alleging that Catholic health directives encourage poor treatment of pregnant women by not allowing abortion.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said he is surprised at the "hostility and vehemence" that some conservatives have in reaction to a statement he made honoring the late Nelson Mandela.
Mike Huckabee sought to clarify his opposition to the Common Core State Standards Initiative on his Saturday Fox News show, "Huckabee." He supports the standards but is opposed to federal government involvement in education. For many Common Core critics, though, the standards are the problem.
A Colorado judge determined Friday that a Christian cake artist who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony last year violated discrimination laws, and therefore must serve gay couples or face fines.
'He Was a No-Good, Murdering Communist': Ted Cruz Supporters Lash Out at Senator for Praising Mandela
Addressing him with sometimes disparaging comments calling him a traitor and a wolf in sheep's clothing, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz from Texas is now coming under fire from some of his most ardent supporters for praising former South African President Nelson Mandela as an "inspiration" after the announcement of his death Thursday.
Speaker of the House John Boehner, when asked if he supports "the Republican Party apparatus" bolstering openly gay candidates, said "I do," unleashing a storm of debate in the GOP which one conservative strategist denounced as a diversion to the real story in politics, the fallout of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "ObamaCare."
The Evangelical Immigration Table announced a new $1 million print and radio ad campaign asking supporters to pray for God to help Speaker of the House John Boehner find a solution to the broken immigration system.
Highlighting escalation of attacks on Egypt's Copts, speakers at a congressional hearing this week expressed concerns over the Muslim Brotherhood making Christians the scapegoat for the Islamist group's political downfall.
Do you want to learn more about "Obamacare"? Here are answers to some of your most common questions about the new law.
Three of the richest healthcare insurance companies in America are reluctant to join the state exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." One expert said their minimal participation will contribute to making the Obamacare plan in the exchanges essentially the same low quality as Medicaid.
With only five days remaining on the congressional schedule before legislators depart Capitol Hill for their home states, two competing Senate bills aiming to transform how the United States Armed Forces handle sexual assault cases might get lost in the shuffle.
Elective abortions will be covered health insurance plans for members of Congress and some of their staff, even though there is already a law banning the practice.
GOP Trains Candidates Running Against Women to Avoid Gaffes; Female Conservative Leaders Say It's Not Enough
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is training Republican candidates to avoid gaffes such as Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment, which contributed to the Democratic attack on the theme of a "War on Women." Female conservative strategists agree that this is a step in the right direction, but insisted it would not be enough.
"Obamacare" is here to stay, liberal journalists and President Barack Obama recently argued in what may be a coordinated effort. They are only partly correct.
The sector of hospice and home care may be subject to the hardest hits from the forthcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "ObamaCare." The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) estimated that by 2017, nearly three-quarters of these specialized care centers will be operating at a loss.
President Barack Obama on Monday pledged up to $5 billion in funding to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria internationally, and to redirect $100 million to the National Institutes of Health for research toward a cure for HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS.
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins led seven members of Congress known for their strong ties to evangelical Christians on a nine-day swing through Israel's Holy Land earlier this month, touring the country's most important religious sites and meeting with top-level Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
'Chemical Abortions' by Planned Parenthood to Continue in Indiana After Judge Blocks New Abortion Law
A Planned Parenthood clinic in Lafayette, Indiana will be able to continue its practice of chemically-induced abortions after a federal judge granted an injunction on a new state law that would have imposed tighter restrictions on the clinic.
Possibly signaling a national trend, The Cleveland Clinic, ranked the fourth-best American hospital by U.S. News & World Report, announced that it plans to cut $330 million from its 2014 budget, and attributed about half of those cuts – roughly $165 million –directly to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "ObamaCare."
Israel criticized on Sunday an interim nuclear deal the United States and other world powers reached with Iran, calling it a "historic mistake." It is also a "betrayal" of U.S. Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is in an Iranian prison because of his Christian faith, said the American Center for Law and Justice, which had urged Washington to secure his release as a precondition.
When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid led a change to the rules of the Senate filibuster this week, some opponents of the change invoked the Founders in their defense of the status quo. The filibuster, though, did not come from the Founders. Rather, it came about by accident and would have been abhorred by the Founders.
An immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship now appears unlikely, but there is a possibility of getting a path to some other form of legal status, speakers at the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference's "Justice Summit" said Tuesday.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, talked about the government shutdown, the future of the Republican Party, helping the poor and his Christian faith, in an interview with The Christian Post.
Andrew Koppelman, a long time supporter of gay rights and gay marriage, argued that those who disagree with him should have the freedom to live according to those beliefs.