Prominent public office holders from Georgia and South Carolina detailed prison alternatives embraced by their states that have not only reduced the cost of running their states' prison systems but have also given young criminals a better chance at not becoming repeat offenders.
Gay Government Official Threatens to Shut Down American Family Association's Charity Status Over Marriage Stance
An openly gay government official from Connecticut has warned the conservative America Family Association that its charitable status may be cut, due to its support for traditional marriage and opposition to same-sex marriage.
Trump's China Ambassador Pick Gov. Terry Branstad Is an 'Old Friend' of China President; Conservatives React
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Terry Branstad, the pro-life governor of Iowa, to be the United States Ambassador to China, a move that pro-lifers are optimistic about considering that nation continues to restrict religious freedom and force women to get abortions and sterilizations.
4 in 10 Evangelicals Think Physician Assisted Suicide is 'Morally Acceptable;' Joni Eareckson Tada Responds
Over four out of ten evangelicals believe that doctors should be allowed to assist terminally ill patients in ending their lives, a new survey from the evangelical polling firm LifeWay Research has found.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory narrowly lost his reelection bid this year, officially conceding the race earlier this week in response to a recount that showed him losing.
In what some might consider to be a crackdown on free speech, lawmakers in France have passed a bill that would make operating certain pro-life abortion information websites punishable by up to two years in prison and $31,691 (€30,000) in fines.
A pair of Christian artists may face several months in prison for refusing to make wedding invitations for a same-sex ceremony due to an Arizona city ordinance.
Emboldened by the election of Donald Trump, Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly joined their counterparts in the Senate on Tuesday in approving a bill banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. It will become law in the next 10 days if Republican Gov. John Kasich doesn't veto it.
As the American criminal justice system remains broken in numerous ways, Google has taken on the call to spread awareness to its millions of users about the injustices that thousands of Americans face every day because of the way prison systems are run and laws are written.
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate retired neurosurgeon and former Republican primary opponent Dr. Ben Carson to be the head of Department of Housing and Urban Development.
A new Centers for Disease Control study examines teenage health behaviors in connection to their self-reported sexual activity and shows those who remain abstinent are much healthier on many fronts than their sexually active peers.
A new national poll has found that Donald Trump did not actually win more evangelical support than Republican nominee Mitt Romney did in 2012 and also found that Trump's most significant support actually came from "notional Christians."
A decision forcing a Christian-owned bed and breakfast to pay a same-sex couple $30,000 for refusing to host their wedding ceremony will stand.
Professor at Christian College Protested by Campus Leftists for Critique of 'Totalitarian Diversity Cult'
A college professor at a Catholic academic institution is coming under fire for writing an opinion piece where he argued that his school had bowed to the "totalitarian diversity cult."
A Congressional lawmaker says he's been assured that President-elect Donald Trump will ensure that religious-based organizations and aid groups will not be at risk of losing federal contracts and grants because their hiring policies align with the biblical definitions of marriage and sexuality.
Iraqi Christians Helped Trump Win Michigan Because of Clinton's 'Extreme' Pro-Abortion Stance, ISIS Genocide
Iraqi and Syrian Christian communities in Michigan with connections to persecuted populations in the Middle East reportedly helped President-elect Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in November's elections because of fears of the Islamic State terror group, and the latter's pro-abortion stance.
Former Republican vice presidential nominee and supporter of Donald Trump Sarah Palin criticized the president-elect's deal to subsidise Indiana-based air conditioning company Carrier to keep jobs in that state, warning that such a move could lead to "crony capitalism."
Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Gen. 'Mad Dog' Mattis Has a Way With Words: Here Are 5 Incredible Quotes
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to run the Pentagon, Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, is known for his blunt, terse statements he made during his 44-year military career in the Marine Corps. Here are five of them.
It's not too often that a socially conservative senator praises the work of President Barack Obama and the work of a liberal senator, but Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, did just that on Thursday morning.
A district court judge in Ohio has upheld the constitutionality of having the national motto "In God We Trust" on United States currency, rejecting the most recent legal attempt by atheist activist Michael Newdow to strike the phrase.
Robert Jeffress Agrees With Trump That Gay Marriage Is Settled Law, 'Had to Argue Against Some Hard-Right Evangelicals'
Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, revealed that he had to argue against what he called some "hard-right" Catholics and evangelicals in order to defend President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to challenge the legislation of gay marriage in America.
Congressional lawmakers have removed a proposed religious freedom protection from the annual defense spending bill that would have protected religious charities and other federal contractors from losing federal grants because of their views on marriage and sexuality.
Televangelist Rick Joyner spoke highly of president-elect Donald Trump, remarking that the controversial Republican politician is similar to Jesus' disciples.
Four states where Donald Trump performed much better on Election Day than polling predicted all had one factor in common, the Public Religion Research Institute discovered.
Electroshock Therapy for Gays in Church Basements? Pastoral Counselors and Christian Psychologists React to 'Conversion Therapy' Claims
Christian psychologists and pastoral counselors are decrying the fear mongering over "gay conversion therapy" for minors, arguing that the state is trying to control legitimate therapy.
Evangelical preacher the Rev. Franklin Graham has insisted he is not xenophobic, after "xenophobia" was named 2016 "Word of the Year" by Dictionary.com, despite his support for President-elect Donald-Trump's plan to carry out "extreme vetting" of foreigners coming to America.
A Canadian psychology professor who once visited Communist Cuba believes that liberals who have expressed admiration for the former dictator are "self-righteous hypocrites."
President-elect Donald Trump has picked 63-year-old Elaine Chao to be his nominee for secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
President-elect Donald Trump has picked 53-year-old Steven Terner Mnuchin to be his nominee for secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Christian author Max Lucado has said that he is still not at peace with a number of the controversial things President-elect Donald Trump said during his campaign, but is trusting that God can use any ruler for His purpose.