New York City gay pride parade crowd in this undated photo.
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Do Kids Need Both a Mom and a Dad? Mark Regnerus Discusses His Controversial Study at ERLC Summit

University of Texas sociology professor Mark Regnerus acknowledged criticisms of his recent study that compared the outcomes of children raised by same-sex couples against those who are raised by their biological and heterosexual parents during a panel discussion at the Ethics & Religious Liberty leadership summit in Nashville, Monday night.

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Christians Should Not Be Troubled by Pagan Aspects of Easter, Say Experts

Easter is a time when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, fulfilling centuries of prophecy about the Messiah. It is a holiday known for also featuring secular components like Easter eggs, candy, egg hunts, and the Easter bunny. Some of these traditions derive from pagan observances dating back to the Roman Empire, which some find troubling.

Bill Gothard Denies 'Sexual Intent' in Hugs, Foot Contact With Young Ladies in Statement Following Resignation

Bill Gothard, founder and president of of the Institute in Basic Life Principles.

Bill Gothard, an influential conservative Christian leader in the homeschooling movement, has released a statement denying allegations that he sexually harassed women and teen girls. He insists in the statement that his behavior toward those whom he favored, such as holding hands or touching the feet or hair of young ladies, was never carried out "immorally or with sexual intent."