The Obama administration announced Monday that President Barack Obama will be pursuing executive action for new gun restrictions, a plan that has been criticized by Republican politicians as an overreach of presidential power.
White House officials announced Monday that throughout the week, Obama will be implementing new restrictions that focus on background checks and strengthening already-existing gun control laws.
The president said during a press conference on Monday that in light of recent mass shootings in the United States, measures must be taken to ensure "the wrong people" don't have possession of firearms. more >>
Americans support religious liberty for Christians more than they do for other religious groups, including Muslims and Jews, according to a new poll.
The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released the finding of the poll on Wednesday, which found that while solid majorities of Americans supported religious freedom for all, specific religious groups got higher percentages than others.
While 82 percent of respondents said religious liberty protections for Christians were important, only 61 percent said the same for Muslims; and 70 percent of respondents felt preserving the religious liberty of Jews was important. more >>
Here, in no particular order, are 10 of the most memorable photos from 2015:more >>
The Rev. Billy Graham rounds out Gallup's top 10 list for "Most Admired Man" in the United States in 2015, placing him on the annual list a record 59 times.
Graham has made the top 10 list more than any other person known worldwide, with the U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth coming in second by making the "Most Admired Women" list a total of 47 times.
The Southern Baptist minister has been honored every year since 1955, with the exception of 1962 and 1976, when Gallup did not ask the question. Last year, he was ranked No. 4 on the list. more >>
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Evangelical leader the Rev. Franklin Graham has praised President Barack Obama for his recent comments on persecuted Christians at the hands of the Islamic State terror group.
"President Barack Obama said this week that he is praying for Christians being persecuted this Christmas by ISIS. I'm glad his administration is beginning to acknowledge the plight of Christians being persecuted and killed around the world by Islam," Graham wrote in a Facebook message on Sunday.