The Trump administration has sanctioned Myanmar military forces for their "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya population in Rakhine state and "widespread human rights abuses" against Christians and other religious minorities in two other states.
California lawmakers are revising the state's penal code to make advising or helping someone to carry out a physician assisted suicide unprosecutable.
President Donald Trump asked American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson who is currently under house arrest in Turkey to be a "great patriot hostage" as he declared that the U.S. will "pay nothing" for his release late Thursday.
California's Senate has passed a controversial bill that labels as fraud any business or goods that advance sexual orientation change efforts therapy, advancing proposed legislation critics say will curb religious freedom in the state.
New York megachurch pastor A.R. Bernard has accused black pastors who recently met with President Donald Trump of helping to create a "diversion" for the "narcissistic" commander-in-chief. He also questioned the "fruit" of the meeting.
The man who in 2015 exposed Planned Parenthood's trafficking of baby body parts procured during abortions has a dozen more "damning and incriminating" tapes to release if a gag order can be lifted.
"No matter the circumstances, I must be punished," a Colorado Christian baker wrote about his state's latest effort to force him to express messages in opposition to his religion through his art.
Mo. Democrats Welcomed Pro-Lifers, Then Changed Mind; Newspaper That Endorsed Hillary Slams Reversal
A major Missouri newspaper that in 2016 endorsed Hillary Clinton for president has denounced the state Democratic Party's recent decision to remove a position welcoming pro-life supporters into their party.
Colorado baker Jack Phillips, who earlier this year won a United States Supreme Court case over his refusal on religious grounds to make a same-sex wedding cake, is back in court over his objection to making a transgender-themed cake.
White House National Security Adviser John Bolton met with Turkey's ambassador to the United States on Monday to discuss the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.
The Trump administration has issued a directive to protect the rights of faith-based federal contractors that have religious objections to same-sex marriage and homosexuality.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. is receiving another round of backlash after he contended that Jeff Sessions, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and a several other key figures should be jailed.
Ohio Governor and former Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich has stated that he believes the decline of religious practice in the United States is fueling rising incivility.
New York State has launched a pro-choice ad campaign meant to direct pregnant women to abortion clinics, which will include promotion online and on subway ads.
The Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has issued an apology for posting a video comparing animals to unborn babies, saying "only humans are created in the image of God."
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has expressed support for the Alliance Defending Freedom, denouncing the Southern Poverty Law Center's designation of the conservative legal organization as a "hate group."
Seven evangelical leaders have directly voiced concern about the Trump administration's drastic slowing of refugee resettlement to the United States, citing the administration's own call to protect religious freedom worldwide.
The IRS has reportedly recognized the Pussy Church of Modern Witchcraft based in Maryland and dedicated exclusively to lesbian feminists as a legitimate church. Some critics say however that the designation is making a mockery of religion.
A prominent member of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has stated that should abortion be banned nationwide, the pro-life movement must focus on becoming a "human dignity movement."
Pro-Life groups are calling on the Department of Health and Human Services to put a halt to a recent contract allowing for the purchase of aborted fetal tissue for experiments involving mice.
President Donald Trump said he is open to bipartisan sentencing reform provisions that will likely be added to a White House-backed prison reform bill after meeting with black pastors last week.
NYT Guilty of 'Anti-Christian Bigotry' with Mike Pence 'Hit Piece,' Focus on the Family Director Says
Evangelical author Glenn T. Stanton has accused the New York Times and columnist Frank Bruni of "anti-Christian bigotry" for publishing a recent "hit piece" against Vice President Mike Pence.
Facebook has restricted Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth Heng's campaign from placing a video ad, deeming it too "shocking, disrespectful or sensational" because it features her American immigrant parents, who survived brutalities by the Khmer Rouge communists during the Cambodian Civil War.
Immigration and prison officials have seized Bibles and other holy books from immigrants detained at a federal prison in California, where they are being subjected to dangerous and inhumane conditions with no freedom to practice their respective faiths, the American Civil Liberties Union says in a lawsuit.
Black pastors are facing backlash from some of their own congregants for meeting with President Donald Trump this week and many are firing back at critics who say they should have never met with the president.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is investigating a town clerk who declined to provide a marriage license to a same-sex couple even though she was following her office's procedures.
Bills have been introduced in both the House and Senate that would repeal a provision in the country's new tax law that makes churches and other nonprofits vulnerable to having to pay new taxes.
The United States Department of Homeland Security has reopened the asylum applications of dozens of Christian refugees who were denied resettlement earlier this year.
President Donald Trump met with a group of about 20 black pastors and Christian leaders at the White House on Wednesday, a meeting that has upset at least one left-leaning African-American pastor.
Christian groups are speaking out after a report this week indicates that President Donald Trump is mulling a 40 percent cut to the already historically low limit on refugees being resettled to the United States.