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A new birth: Faith and equality for LGBT youth, families and the nation

This season, Americans of all religious stripes this year may have to admit to their children that they’ve been perpetrating … Continued

Death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

The 2012 elections raise questions for the Christian Right, but are far from a fundamental shift in the electorate.

Charles Colson, 80, hospitalized in critical condition

News that evangelist and Watergate figure Charles Colson has been hospitalized for bleeding in his brain brought me back to … Continued

Rick Santorum: The evangelical’s Catholic candidate?

Chip Somodevilla GETTY IMAGES MANCHESTER, NH – JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (C) pats a … Continued

Elton John cover controversy: Is a gay dad ‘sexually provocative’?

By Elizabeth Tenety Image published with permission of @jennhudd What’s offensive about a photo of two beaming parents cradling their … Continued

Seventh-Day Adventists and abortion

Christians of all denominations are gathering on the National Mall today to protest the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, … Continued

Christian right noticeably absent in conservatives’ fight to “save America”

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt Just days away from the mid-term elections, the GOP is inching closer to what … Continued

Christians rallying for Halloween sanity

Happy Halloween — or not, depending on whether you believe Linus’s favorite holiday is the work of the devil: “The … Continued

Onward Christian voters?

By David Waters Here we go again: Another national election, another chance to divide the wheat from the chaff, the … Continued

Tea Party steeped in fringe faith

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

Measuring religious representation on the court

Score-keepers readying themselves for the forthcoming summer’s Armageddon-level Senate debates over the next Supreme Court appointment find plenty of skirmishing … Continued

National day of prayer confusion

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler The 59th National Day of Prayer is scheduled for May 6. It is … Continued

Tebow and other pro-life football giants

By David Waters Quarterback Tim Tebow, who will star in a controversial pro-life TV commercial during the Super Bowl, isn’t … Continued

Catholic bishops as culture warriors

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good Roman Catholic bishops have made big news recently by wielding significant … Continued

Manhattan Declaration unlikely to inspire young Christians

By Jonathan Merrittauthor Take more than a hundred conservative Evangelicals, mix in a handful of Catholics, and sprinkle in a … Continued

Christian Right: New declaration, same old agenda

Before reading the latest moral declaration from the Christian Right about their troubled souls and moral priorities, I e-mailed early … Continued

Hating the Hate Crimes Bill

By David Waters A hate crimes bill has passed the House and is expected to pass the Senate as early … Continued

Flirting with Violations of Religious Liberty

Q: Dozens of major religious groups and denominations are urging Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to renounce a Bush-era … Continued

Health-Care Reform Battle: God Is On Our Side

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Conservative Christians took a while to mobilize to oppose health reform, but have found their voice … Continued

Abortion Foes Rally Online Against Health Care Reform

By William Wan Abortion foes — including some leaders among religious conservatives — put on a massive webcast last night … Continued