A Virginia Senate committee killed legislation that would have restored the rights of state police chaplains to pray publicly "in Jesus' name" at public events.
A federal appeals court has thrown out a California law barring the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. The court also called into question research that examined the impact of violent video games on children.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case involving a cross erected in California's Mojave desert to honor war veterans. The nation's top Court will review a federal appeals court ruling that ordered the removal of the cross
Thousands are expected to attend a prophecy conference in Southern California Friday that will examine what the Bible has to say about the End Times and the current economic crisis.
An attorney representing a Christian student in Los Angeles argued on "The O'Reilly Factor" that the student was within his rights of free speech when he gave an informative speech on his Christian faith in class.
A widely respected evangelical Christian theologian said that while some Christians try to reconcile evolution with their faith, Christianity and Darwinian evolution are incompatible.
A new book by a leading Christian evangelist on how believers can prove God's existence to an atheist ironically became Amazon's bestselling book in the Atheist category on the first day of its release.
Wiley-Blackwell, a major academic publisher, is recalling copies of Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization and scrapping the print run after critics said the entries were "too Christian" and "too anti-Muslim." The encyclopedia's editor is filing a class-action lawsuit.
Major Christian and pro-family organizations are losing the cultural war because they don't do enough to support K-12 Christian education or homeschooling, says a ministry dedicated to Christian education.
Charles Darwin may be an influential name among the scientific community for his discovery of the theory of evolution but a new Gallup poll shows that roughly one-third of Americans have no clue who he is or what he's known for.
A humanist group released a report disputing the results of Baylor University's 2008 Religion Survey, arguing that it is atheism, not religiosity, that is on the rise in America.
The legislative team at American Center for Law and Justice has noticed that a provision in Section 803 of the measure contains language that would prohibit schools that accept funding for the renovation of university facilities from allowing religious activity to take place at those facilities.
The pro-life community is up in arms over NBC's decision to reject a pro-life Super Bowl ad depicting Obama as an unborn child.
Thousands of traditional marriage supporters have contacted President Obama to voice opposition to his plan to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. Many traditional marriage supporters have been taken aback by the pro-gay rights tone the Whitehouse.gov website has taken with the new administration.
A Mississippi lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require textbooks that discusses evolution to include a disclaimer describing the teaching as a "controversial theory" and advising students to keep an "open mind" to other explanations for the origin of life.
Thousands of travelers headed for Washington, D.C., hoping to witness history in the making at Obama's Inauguration won't be the only ones flocking to the nation's capital with a firm purpose this week.
The Vatican spokesman stated on Thursday that the Roman Catholic Church does not oppose efforts to decriminalize homosexuality despite its opposition against a U.N. declaration on gay rights.
A pro-gay rights group published a full-page ad in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday to respond to an earlier ad by a religious liberty group that condemned the mob "violence and intimidation" directed against the Mormon church and other Proposition 8 supporters.
President George W. Bush presented the Presidential Citizens Medal to Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson on Wednesday, honoring over 35 years of dedication in proclaiming the transformative message of Jesus Christ to prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their families.
Congressional committees have agreed to include references to "In God We Trust" and the Pledge of Allegiance to the newly opened Capitol Visitor Center thanks in part to efforts from the Congressional Prayer Caucus and Virginian Congressman J. Randy Forbes.
Opponents of the California same-sex marriage ban have released a Web video satire entitled "Prop 8: The Musical" that mocks Christians as hatemongers and Jesus as a Bible critic. The three-minute video was posted last Wednesday on FunnyOrDie.com and is gaining viral video status with over 2.4 million views.
Two Christian-based groups have purchased advertisements with Washington D.C. Metro buses to counter the atheist "Why Believe in a God?" bus campaign with their own pro-God Christmas ads.
A group called Courage Campaign said it is taking lessons from the "Yes on 8" campaign and attempting to build a grassroots network, similar to the network of churches used to support Prop. 8, that would boost a repeal effort.
Ads proclaiming, "Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness' sake," will appear on the outside and inside of DC Metro buses starting next Tuesday and will run throughout December. Newspaper versions of the ads ran in The New York Times and The Washington Post this week.
A Jerusalem judge has asked the prosecution to consider dropping charges against an antiquities collector accused of forging an ancient burial box that was touted as the first physical evidence of Jesus.