Category: U.S. News

Supreme Court to hear 2 cases on employment decisions for religious institutions

Samuel Smith | Christian Post | Source URL The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear appeals brought forth by two California Catholic schools sued for terminating religion teachers, a case that could determine how far ministerial exceptions go in protecting employment decisions for religious institutions. The nation’s high […]

Mike Pence, President Trump Praise New NFL Policy, Some Christians See Attack on Free Speech

The Christian Post When the NFL on Wednesday announced new rules requiring all players to stand for the national anthem, stay in the locker room if they can’t, or face a fine for breaking them, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence celebrated. But some Christian thinkers and church leaders claim […]

When Christian Conservatives Are Compared to the 9/11 Terrorists

The Christian Post | Source URL You may have thought I was overstating things in my recent article, “Will California Go from Banning Religious Books to Burning Them?” You may have thought I was exaggerating when I referenced LGBT activists who compared Christian conservatives to ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Be assured […]

Dozens attend ‘Put Prayer Back in Schools’ forum in Florence

WPDE (ABC15 Myrtle Beach, SC) FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Dozens of people showed up at Savannah Grove Baptist Church in Florence to listen and give their opinion on whether prayer should be put in South Carolina schools. Tammie Bryant wants prayer back in her daughter’s school. “We can pray for […]

Iowa lawsuit pits gay rights against religious freedom

AP via Yahoo News DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay. The case pits a university policy barring discrimination based on sexual orientation against […]

Who was David Koresh: Ex-followers describe life inside apocalyptic religious sect involved in 1993 Waco siege

Muriel Pearson, Spencer Wilking, & Lauren Effron ABC News David Koresh, leader of an apocalyptic religious sect, perished with about 80 followers when the compound they shared burned to the ground. A Congressional investigation concluded that Koresh and his followers set the fire themselves as FBI tanks sought to end […]