Emily Wood joined The Christian Post as a staff reporter in February 2021. She primarily covers the global persecuted Church, the pro-life cause, Christian culture and American politics.
Emily graduated with a degree in journalism from Liberty University in May 2020 and served as the editor-in-chief of the Liberty Champion newspaper. Emily most recently worked at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and as a congressional intern in the U.S. Senate. A native of upstate South Carolina, Emily now lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
A porn actor and producer who lied to and coerced young women to perform sex videos for San Diego-based websites GirlsDoPorn and GirlsDoToys received a 20-year sentence on Monday after pleading guilty to federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges.
Florida to require daily moment of silence in schools for students to 'reflect, pray as they see fit'
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday requiring schools in the Sunshine State to require a moment of silence before class each day, allowing students to “reflect and be able to pray as they see fit."
Israel's new government that pushed out former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after over a decade in power has received praise and condemnation from prominent pro-Israel evangelicals, with many saying they will continue to support Israel no matter who is in charge.
A woman who grew up in China during Mao Zedong’s cultural revolution condemned the teaching of critical race theory in U.S. schools, saying it's "heartbreaking" for Chinese Americans to see the communism they escaped infiltrate the country.
The Biden administration says it can defend federal exemptions for faith-based colleges and opposed a motion by Christian organizations to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to strike down religious colleges' exemptions to Title IX law dealing with LGBT discrimination.
As many as 160 civilians, including children, were killed and 40 others wounded in a violent raid on a village in Burkina Faso, marking the African country’s deadliest attack in years.
A Muslim woman who formerly lived in Nigeria and witnessed persecution firsthand criticized the Nigerian government's response to the rampant violence impacting millions and told a top United States religious freedom oversight body that the country is a "time bomb" in dire need of reform.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called Vice President Kamala Harris’ border response “embarrassing" because Harris has yet to visit the U.S.-Mexico border since being appointed “border czar” on March 24.
The Burma military shelled another Catholic church as violence continues in the Kayah State of Myanmar. The shelling occurred less than a week after a young man volunteering at a Catholic seminary was reportedly killed during a military raid.
Vice President Kamala Harris received pushback from within her own party after she encouraged migrants not to come to the United States illegally during her travel to Guatemala and Mexico this week to address the southern border crisis after being appointed “border czar” in March.