Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving U.S. Supreme Court Justice on the bench, recently suggested to a group of law school students that if taxes get too high people "should revolt."
The Obama administration has stated that they will not take a position on the White House website petition calling for the deportation of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber.
The Obamas attended an Easter service at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., where the Rev. Dr. Derrick Harkins prayed for the first family. In his Easter greetings, the president underlined the need to love God and our neighbor as ourselves.
For some people in Colorado, the Easter weekend is a time for celebrating legalization of marijuana as well as seeking more freedom. In Denver, pot supporters are holding a rally which they hope would be "the biggest rally in history, and arguably … most important."
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced Friday the re-launch of its Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships for promotion of partnerships between businesses and community- and faith-based organizations aimed at job creation and economic growth.
A small, coastal town in central California has settled a lawsuit regarding prayer at City Council meetings, ultimately agreeing to no longer hold any form of prayer, whether sectarian or non-sectarian, ahead of the local government meetings. City officials say they decided to settle to avoid further legal costs paid by taxpayer money.
A Wisconsin-based atheist organization has announced their intention to "scrutinize" the Bible class that an Oklahoma school district recently approved.
Ben Carson PAC Outraises Hillary Clinton and 2016 GOP Hopefuls as Doctor Explains What He Would Do If He Were President
The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, a PAC seeking to draft retired neurosurgeon and conservative darling, Dr. Benjamin Carson into the 2016 presidential race, raised more money than all prospective GOP candidates and Democrat Hillary Clinton in the last three months.
Eric Holder, Kansas Gov. Join Religious Leaders for Interfaith Prayer Service Honoring Jewish Center Shooting Victims
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Kansas Governor Sam Brownback joined religious leaders at the Jewish Community Center near Kansas City on Thursday for an interfaith prayer service to honor the three victims killed in Sunday's tragic shooting, allegedly carried out by suspect Frazier Glenn Cross, a white supremacist.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Commencement ceremony for Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., the school's news service announced Wednesday.
Flyers Calling for Jews to Register in Ukraine Are Fake, Says Jewish Official; US Ambassador Calls Them 'Real Deal'
The Washington, D.C.-based National Conference Supporting Jews said Thursday that "official-looking" flyers demanding Jews in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk to register with the Nationalities Commissioner are fake.
Lawyers for the Department of Justice recently announced that they are willing to legally defend the long-debated, giant cross atop a war memorial in Southern California, saying they find the cross to be an "appropriate" structure and not a violation of the separation of church and state.
Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill into law Tuesday approving surprise inspections at the nine abortion clinics located in the state.
Nevada's Republican Party decided to exclude language regarding hot-button social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion, from their official political platform at their national meeting in Las Vegas this past weekend.
A Washington, D.C.-based secular organization has filed a lawsuit against the words "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.
A federal court has blocked enforcement of the Obama administration's abortion pill mandate against Dr. James Dobson and his "Family Talk" radio show in a case that challenges the legality of the requirement that religious employers provide contraceptives to employees.
Amid the recent epidemic of liberals behaving illiberally, some still support the liberal values of diversity, tolerance and open-mindedness.
President Barack Obama met with several faith leaders at the Oval Office on Tuesday to discuss what he called a "broken" immigration system. They highlighted the pain it has caused families and called on Congress to come to a bipartisan agreement for change.
In testimony before a U.S. House subcommittee last week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared to suggest the administration may be backing off its support for the Common Core State Standards Initiative. In a statement to The Christian Post, however, an Education Department spokesperson reiterated Duncan's support for the Common Core.
At an event attended by hundreds of conservatives in New Hampshire Saturday, three 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls blasted President Obama's signature healthcare law and shared their views on the party's future.
President Obama Pledges to Fight Attacks Against Voting Rights; 'We Should Not Be Having an Argument About This'
President Barack Obama declared Friday that he will not allow attacks on the Voting Rights Act to go unchallenged and argued that there should be no argument about the right to vote among political leaders.
The U.S. Senate failed to move forward on a gender pay discrimination bill Wednesday as the White House continues to defend its use of a questionable statistic on the gender wage gap.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," was supposed to lower healthcare costs and reduce the national deficit without causing anyone to lose their insurance or their doctor. It was also not supposed to subsidize abortions. These promises have not been kept.
Diversity. Tolerance. Open-mindedness. These values have been the benchmarks of American liberalism, until recently. Liberals are increasingly characterized by demands for homogeneity and intolerance of those who disagree with them.
Immigration reform is unlikely to get passed this year in the U.S. House, Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.) told The Christian Post this week. He also spoke about his efforts to combat human trafficking.
Criticisms of Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision, McCutcheon vs. FEC, removing the overall limit on individual donations to political campaigns, have been overblown. The decision will not bring about the end of democracy in America, as some have claimed. In some minor ways, it may actually benefit U.S. political institutions.
Mississippi Lawmakers Approve Religious Freedom Bill SB 2681, Gov. Phil Bryant Will Sign; Gay Activists Call it Discriminatory
Mississippi lawmakers in both chambers of the legislature passed the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SB 2681) Tuesday. Gov. Phil Bryant (R) has said he will sign the bill. When it becomes law it will prohibit the state from taking action that "burden" a citizen's right to religious exercise. LGBT activists have attacked the bill as discriminatory.
With a major U.N. report warning that the effects of climate change are spreading to every corner of the world, a Christian environmental group says those who are being hit the hardest are the poor, the young and the elderly.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative treats kids like little machines on an assembly line to "college or career readiness," rather than as unique human beings, each with different gifts and aspirations, a new documentary, "Building the Machine," claims.
Russell Moore: Young Evangelicals Reject Christian Right, But Not Moving Left; Prefer to Be Freakish
Younger Evangelicals are rejecting the style and methods of the Christian Right but they are not becoming liberals, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptists Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, contended Tuesday at the Ethics and Public Policy Center's Faith Angle Forum. Instead, they are embracing a counter-cultural, "freakish" message tied to the Gospel.