Conservatives filing brief in favor of same-sex marriage

    The Washington Post: In the brief, the signatories argue that they “have concluded that marriage is strengthened, and its value to society and to individual families and couples is promoted, by providing access to civil marriage for all American couples—heterosexual or gay or lesbian alike. In particular, civil marriage provides stability for the children of same-sex couples, the value of which cannot be overestimated. In light of these conclusions, amici believe that the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits States from denying same-sex couples the legal rights and responsibilities that flow from the institution of civil marriage.”


  • Posted: 03/04/2015
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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Truth-telling and the right of self-government: Why Obama’s marriage lie matters

New religious freedom official: the time for action is now

With GOP votes, Senate Committee approves pro-abortion Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

The ‘law’ of unintended consequences

Evangelical Christians much more politically engaged than rest of the UK

Oregon to swear in nation’s first openly bisexual governor

The most surprising same-sex marriage poll we’ve seen in a while

How the welfare state penalizes parents who marry

U.S. won’t help fight Boko Haram until Nigeria accepts homosexuality, birth control, bishop says

Young Brits reject religion, approve of atheist politicians

Planned Parenthood appeals Bobby Jindal administration’s rejection of abortion services in New Orleans

Why politics still matter: The temptation to withdraw is ever with us

    Christianity Today: It’s not news that politics can be dreary and dysfunctional. For this reason, as we begin another long season of presidential election politics, many Christians are running for cover, eager to avoid politics as much as possible. The reasons for withdrawal have become predictable. Some suggest politics is too broken, too corrupt, for Christians get involved in without sacrificing faithfulness. Others claim politics is a distraction from more spiritual pursuits. These are both long-held, persistent ideas, each with their own merits, but they are ultimately incomplete.


  • Posted: 02/12/2015
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.christianitytoday.com

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Fewest Americans satisfied with abortion policies since 2001

What will matter to evangelicals in 2016

    The Wall Street Journal (Access via Google): Thomas Jefferson wouldn’t make it as a Sunday school teacher in a Baptist church. We don’t tend to recruit those who would cut apart a Bible to get rid of miracles and resurrections—for us the best parts—to instruct our children. Yet the same Baptists and other evangelicals who wouldn’t have let Jefferson near their baptismal pools were willing to check his name for president of the United States because he was willing to stand up for religious freedom.


  • Posted: 02/06/2015
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.wsj.com

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No, it’s not ‘childish’ to insist on a reporting requirement for late-term abortions

Why judges tilt to the right

The extinction of pro-life democrats in Congress

Ban on abortion after 20-weeks is Harry Reid’s “Worst Nightmare”

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan changes abortion stance

GOP abortion bill: Politics wins, life loses

Obama hopes the Supreme Court recognizes nationwide right to same-sex marriage

Obama reaffirms ‘deep commitment’ to abortion as thousands March for Life in U.S. capital

Marriage federalism is popular

A tale of two tweets: Pope and Obama both focus on March for Life

Christian leaders Matt Chandler, Russell Moore fed up with GOP decision to hold off on mid-term abortion ban

What life is like at 20 weeks in the womb

GOP caves on abortion on eve of March for Life

House passes bill to completely ban taxpayer funding of abortions

Most Catholic College alumni in U.S. Senate support abortion

Abortion bill dropped

Why everyone should be terrified by the GOP’s abortion bill debacle

How should conservatives think about family leave?

House leaders sticking with abortion bill despite defections

Three views on David Leonhardt’s letter about liberals and marriage

Obama administration opposes bill banning abortions after five months gestation

Obama first President to say ‘Lesbian, Transgender, Bisexual’ in SOTU speech

Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf named Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University

House Republicans debate pro-life politics

Kerry urged to speak out against religious persecution in Pakistan

Religious freedom and diplomacy: More than a luxury

High court won’t hear challenge to Vermont campaign law

Sen. Marco Rubio laments court rulings on same-sex marriage

Jeb Bush: We need to ‘show respect’ for both supporters, opponents of same-sex marriage

The Mario that might have been

What Mario Cuomo got wrong on abortion

75-plus House members oppose proposed rule allowing secret abortion surcharge in Obamacare

Roy Blunt: Republicans’ war for women

Conservative group sues California AG over donor list demands, ‘bullying’

Conservatism after Obama

Why the ‘war on women’ failed in 2014

Evangelicals launch effort to recruit 1,000 pastors to run for political office

Pro-life does not equal anti-woman

Pastors are already in politics

Coolidge in 2016

Mind the marriage gap: The 2014 election edition

Pro-life Democrats to Democratic leadership: You cannot win when you alienate 21 million people in your base

Abortion activists stock up on birth control after pro-lifers win

A good day for life

A most pivotal election

Shift in control of senate expected to favor languishing pro-life legislation

How the religious voted in 2014

Three reasons pro-life people need to be involved in the political process

Five reasons why young Christians and some pastors don’t vote and avoid politics

Ted Cruz wins the battle of the Houston subpoenas

Rogue pastors endorse candidates, but IRS looks away

Planned Parenthood uses picture of child to urge voters to support pro-abortion candidates

Obama OKs IVF industry to sell US citizenship

Why Americans want more religion in their politics

The City Podcast: Worship as a political act

Tale of two women: one Republican, one Democrat

A new time for choosing on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

    The Heritage Foundation: America exists to defend the unalienable rights of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These truths have been challenged in the past 50 years in ways that Ronald Reagan could not have imagined in 1964. Unless they are protected in law and—more important—lived out in culture, constitutional self-government will be increasingly at risk. In this new time for choosing, we must return to the synthesis of the American Founding: ordered liberty based on faith and reason, natural rights and morality, limited government and civil society—with the laws of nature and nature’s God providing the standard.


  • Posted: 10/27/2014
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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Pro-life lobby is pitching a new demographic: Democratic women