Former GOP front-runners Herman Cain and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) will meet with the leaders from three of the largest tea party groups in Washington on Wednesday to discuss the American economy and the upcoming 2012 elections.
A Colorado House committee rejected Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper's proposal for civil unions, which he calls a "fundamental question of fairness and civil rights," in a razor-thin 5-4 vote along party lines during a special legislative session Monday.
North Carolina is one of a handful of states that Democrats know they will have to win if President Obama has a chance of staying in the White House for a second term. And with the state's voters soundly rejecting same-sex marriage and some unions boycotting the Democratic National Convention later this summer, winning may prove to be a difficult task.
President Obama's former and controversial pastor, Jeremiah Wright, is now claiming that a close, personal friend of the president offered him $150,000 not to preach until after the 2008 November elections and that Obama wanted to "secretly" meet with him.
On the heels of President Obama's comments that he is now supporting same-sex marriage, presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday said he is "fine" with homosexual couples adopting children.
For all the attention on Mitt Romney's commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday, most of it has been on how or if he will try and woo evangelicals voters. But the conservative school's president, Jerry Falwell, Jr., hopes the focus of Romney's message will be on the graduates and not on politics.
How should Christians express love and minster to couples living in a homosexual lifestyle when these couples attend church? Both Christians and non-Christians seemed bewildered by the issue.
To the surprise of few, the approval of a gay marriage ban by 61 percent of North Carolina voters on Tuesday has brought harsh criticism from supporters of gay marriage who posted comments on social media sites and wrote columns voicing their strong opinions.
Sen. Dick Lugar of Indiana was handily defeated Tuesday in the primary when his GOP challenger – with the help of the National Rifle Association and Tea Party activists – blasted him for being an out-of-touch moderate whose votes on budget and gun issues were seen as too liberal.
Voters in North Carolina overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that bans gay marriage in the Tar Heel state. Even President Obama and former President Bill Clinton's opposition to the measure could not convince enough people to vote against the amendment.
The Secular Coalition of America announced that Republican lobbyist Edwina Rogers has been named executive director of the largely atheist and nontheistic lobbying organization.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has made it official in a letter to his supporters – he is endorsing Mitt Romney for president. Santorum met with Romney last Friday and said the meeting gave him the confidence he needed to extend his formal blessing. More importantly, he said they agree on the issues of abortion and marriage.
Gay activists are stepping up their pressure on President Obama to endorse gay marriage, and administration officials may be starting to line up. But as the president remains silent on the issue the chairman of the Republican National Committee argues that Obama is playing games.
Focus on the Family Senior Executive Tom Minnery said the pro-family organization is withdrawing its ballot initiative for a constitutional amendment in Colorado that would prohibit the state from interfering with the religious freedoms of an organization or person.
Dr. Ken Hutcherson, the pastor of Antioch Bible Church in Redmond, Wash., posted an announcement earlier this week that many close to him – including his wife – have known for years. Hutcherson revealed that he is the "gayest man I know."
Following in the footsteps of her formal GOP rival Newt Gingrich, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has publicly endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president.
Renowned evangelist Billy Graham issued a statement voicing his support for an amendment that would define marriage as between a man and a woman, just under a week before North Carolina citizens will vote on the issue. Notably, Graham's endorsement is rare given that he typically avoids political issues.
A Republican state representative in Missouri says he decided to come forward and confess that he is a homosexual out of frustration with a bill in the state legislature that would restrict the discussion of sexual orientation in public schools.
President Obama signed his annual proclamation designating the first Thursday in May as the National Day of Prayer, a traditional that began under President Truman in 1952. However, some atheists and secular groups are planning protests and are asking the annual day be discontinued.
Log Cabin Republicans, a gay political action group, is in "ongoing" discussions with Mitt Romney's campaign and the Republican National Committee on a variety of issues, said the group's director, which most likely includes same-sex marriage and employment discrimination policies. The group will be meeting over the summer to determine whether to endorse Romney prior to the GOP convention.
Planned Parenthood was handed a major setback on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after a federal judge in Austin said Texas could not enforce a rule banning clinics associated with abortion providers from accepting state funds.
The founder of the gay political action group Log Cabin Republicans asserts that Mitt Romney does not support gay marriage, even though Romney won support from the group in his 1994 bid for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.
Two groups that represent a large percentage of atheists, the American Humanist Association and the Secular Coalition of America, are joining forces to combat the National Day of Prayer by promoting the National Day of Reason, which is held on the first Thursday of May each year.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled to make what some hope to be a watershed speech to evangelicals in a commencement address to Liberty University graduates next month. But some evangelicals, both students and alumni, are still skeptical.
The latest poll from Pew Research on the hot-button political issues of gun rights and same-sex marriage shows that Americans are becoming more conservative when it comes to protecting the rights of gun owners, but more accepting of same-sex marriage.