Tens of thousands of people on Wednesday kicked off reportedly the most widespread and longest coordinated pro-life mobilization in history. 40 Days for Life events are being held in 212 cities
Pro-lifers have had a good year with the majority of states continuing to pursue life-affirming laws and policies, a new report shows. In 2009, the states enacted approximately 60 pro-life measures.
Atheist and religious skeptic student groups are on the rise across the country's high school and college campuses.
Two school administrators from Florida's Santa Rosa County School District were cleared Thursday of criminal contempt charges over a meal prayer.
Same-sex couples in Vermont began to marry on Tuesday after a law legalizing gay and lesbian marriage took effect.
Family and friends are gathering at Heritage Baptist Church in Lynchburg on Monday to mourn the deaths of two "godly" Virginia Tech students.
Years after protesting late-term abortions at the late George Tiller's now closed clinic in Wichita, Kan., a pro-life group has moved its efforts to Bellevue, Neb.
School officials in Spencer, Iowa, are putting the brakes on a proposed "religious liberty" policy that would allow students to critique Darwinism and study the Bible, among other things.
A Kentucky law that requires the state Office of Homeland Security to stress "dependence on Almighty God as being vital to the security of the Commonwealth" was struck down as unconstitutional on Wednesday.
As students step foot on campus for another school year, an intelligent design proponent has offered a few tips for the millions who will face the teaching of evolution in their science classrooms.
A Santa Rosa County School District clerk was cleared of violating a federal court order that prohibits prayers at a school event. Michelle Winkler would not be held in civil contempt over the prayer her husband offered at a banquet.
An Illinois conservative family group and a self-claimed "friendly atheist" have found themselves in a battle of words that began with a warning about a nationwide kiss-in.
Women seeking an abortion must be told that the procedure will terminate a human life, a federal judge ruled Thursday, upholding part of a South Dakota law.
A trial on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 has been scheduled for Jan. 11, a federal judge announced on Wednesday.
A Christian law firm settled another case of alleged religious discrimination in which a church was not allowed to use facilities at a Binghamton, N.Y., college.
An Oklahoma judge overturned a law that required doctors to provide ultrasounds before performing abortions. It also allowed healthcare providers to refuse to perform or take part in an abortion on moral or religious grounds.
Florida school officials Frank Lay and Robert Freeman recently received letters informing them that they could lose their retirement benefits because of a prayer said at a luncheon.
The Justice Department on Monday said the Obama administration does not support the 1996 federal law that bans same-sex marriage. This is the first time the Justice Department stated in a court brief that it opposes the Defense of Marriage Act.
As gay rights groups remain divided over when to push their efforts to repeal Proposition 8, proponents of the amendment are confident voters will reaffirm traditional marriage just as they did last November.
Two Pace High School administrators are facing criminal contempt charges over a prayer offered at a luncheon. Principal Frank Lay and Athletic Director Robert Freeman are subject to fines and imprisonment if convicted
Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in on Saturday as the 111th Supreme Court justice. She pledged to "administer justice without respect to persons."
Supporters on both sides of the gay marriage debate in Maine have pledged to conduct civil campaigns in the months leading up to the November election.
The Democratic-led Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor as the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court. The vote was 68 to 31 largely along party lines.
Former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt has flown to Lodi, Calif., which has become the latest battleground over praying in the name of Jesus Christ.
Traditional marriage supporters in Maine submitted petitions containing 100,000 signatures in hopes of overturning the state's new same-sex marriage law.