An Indiana Senate committee voted 8-2 on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require the state's public schools to teach creationism alongside evolution in science class.
A coalition of Maine gay rights groups announced on Thursday that they had secured enough petition signatures to force a referendum on legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of two bills on Tuesday that would allow the use of religious symbolism at war memorials.
Washington is poised to become the seventh state to legalize same-sex marriage as Sen. Margaret Haugen announced Monday that she would support the measure.
As the New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of a bill allowing same-sex marriage on Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie reiterated that he would veto the bill if it reached his desk, but also said he would welcome a referendum on the November ballot asking voters to decide on the issue.
A Pagan mother in North Carolina is accusing her son's elementary school of hypocrisy for refusing to accept her donation of witchcraft books after officials sent her son home with a Gideon Bible, which was donated by the organization and accepted by the school.
Dare 2 Share Ministries kickstarts its national "GameDay" 2012 tour in Washington, D.C., Friday tonight with the goal of shaping hundreds of teenagers into young evangelical leaders through "powerful training, worship, drama and outreach opportunities."
As the New Jersey Judiciary Senate Committee prepares to take up a bill permitting same-sex marriage in the state next Tuesday, the debate surrounding the proposed legislation is heating up, with observers on both sides expressing uncertainty about the number of legislators actually in support of the bill.
After being called an "evil little thing" by a local politician, receiving violent threats via social media from classmates, and having her home address publicized in a newspaper – 16-year-old Jessica Ahlquist has returned to school as the apparently not-so-popular student who managed to have a 50-year-old prayer banner removed from campus.
Commercials featuring graphic images of aborted fetuses will air during the Super Bowl on Feb. 5 in as many as 40 cities, if presidential campaigner and pro-life activist Randall Terry has his way. But some pro-life supporters question the wisdom of plastering TV screens with such graphic images.
A group of pro-family Christian and Jewish leaders – including many African-American pastors – plan to rally outside the offices of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in Montgomery, Ala., Tuesday to protest the SPLC’s wrongful labeling of groups, many of them faith-based, as "hate groups" due to their opposition of homosexuality.
Dr. Richard Land appeared on Fox's "The Willis Report" Monday to discuss the GOP presidential nomination and the recent decision by evangelical leaders to support former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.
As Nigeria continues to deal with prolonged violence from terror sect Boko Haram, persecuted Christian and Muslim communities are beginning to work together to root out the terrorist group and curb its mounting influence and destruction in their country.
More than two dozen lawmakers in Kansas announced their support for a bill on Friday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, starting a debate among pro-life groups about the wisdom and timing of the proposition.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declined to specify Thursday if he would veto proposed legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in the Garden State.
A women's facility in Ohio that offers adoption services in addition to an abortion clinic appears to be setting the pace for new clinical standards that could potentially reduce the number of abortions in the U.S. and alter the landscape of productive care.
A pro-life advocacy group is challenging the government of San Francisco for what it deems as the promotion of abortion on banners throughout the city.
The Israeli Parliament voted Wednesday to consider a bill that would prohibit the use of the word Nazi and its affiliated epithets, as well as the wearing of Nazi or Holocaust related garb.
As scores of African countries enact aggressive anti-homosexual legislation, Liberia may be the first on the continent to ink pro-gay laws, due to an initiative from gay rights activists and pressure from Western governments.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing a library in rural Missouri for constitutional violations after a community member complained to the rights group that she was denied access to witchcraft and astrology websites on the library’s Internet.
Rick Santorum’s conservative social views have some people asking curious questions. That includes one woman who asked the GOP presidential hopeful on Monday if he would "abort a gay baby."
Southern Baptists are set to plant as many as 100 churches in Cleveland over the next five years, according to a new initiative by the North American Mission Board (NAMB).
New Jersey Democrats have announced plans to introduce a bill legalizing same-sex marriage as prepare to take control of the state Senate Tuesday, despite concerns within the party that Republican Gov. Chris Christie will ultimately veto the bill.
A pregnant 14-year-old girl in Texas won a temporary restraining order against her parents who were attempting to force her into undergoing an abortion.
A high-ranking Catholic official in Spain said abortion is a bigger problem than unemployment at a religious meeting earlier this month in Madrid, adding to previous conservative family-oriented statements within the Spanish church claiming the United Nations is attempting to turn the world gay.