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Taking on some of the most difficult issues between LGBT rights and some faith communities, a new book helps frame civil dialogue and finds guiding principles to mediate conflicts. […] Read More

In the workplace, most believe everyone should have a fair chance to earn a living and provide for a family without fear of harassment or discrimination. With the high court’s new conservative majority, that could change next term. […] Read More

Fred Korematsu, born 100 years ago today, is increasingly becoming recognized as the civil rights hero he was. In 1942, he challenged the internment of 117,000 ethnic Japanese people, the majority of whom were U.S. citizens. […] Read More

Sadly, women not being believed by powerful men isn’t new. The Bible shows repeatedly how women, regarded as scriptural heroes today, weren’t believed by men in a patriarchal society. […] Read More

The hearings about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court displayed the patriarchal power of a ruling class demanding its entitlement be respected and insulting victims of sexual abuse. […] Read More

When conservative leaders who claim to have God on their side cannot assert that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s experience matters, what message are they sending to every other survivor? […] Read More

After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, stories of those who remained silent about their abuse are flooding social media. When will we finally listen? […] Read More

If you think the Supreme Court’s ruling on public prayer is an unqualified win for Christians, you might want to reconsider. On May 5, the United States Supreme Court ruled that “ceremonial” prayers opening government meetings do not violate the Constitution’s First Amendment. The justices split 5-4 into the familiar conservative versus liberal wings, with […] Read More

President Bush thanked Southern Baptists for their support of two justices he appointed to the United States Supreme Court, swing votes in a recent decision upholding a federal ban on partial-birth abortion. “I appreciate the fact that Southern Baptists understand the importance of fair-minded and impartial judges to our democracy,” Bush said Wednesday via satellite […] Read More

A group of anti-abortion activists accuse Focus on the Family founder James Dobson of selling out the pro-life movement by applauding an April Supreme Court ruling upholding a federal ban on “partial-birth” abortion. An open letter published as a full-page ad in two newspapers called the court’s April 18 ruling “wicked,” and called on Dobson […] Read More