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The pro-life movement in political retreat

By Mark Silk — May 3, 2024
(RNS) — It finds itself at serious odds with Americans' historical deference to diversity of belief.

A Jan. 6 antisemite is sent to prison. What do the presidential candidates say?

By Mark Silk — April 25, 2024
(RNS) — One condemns antisemitism. The other holds former Proud Boys up as victims.

What happens when most of the Catholic churches in Baltimore close?

By Mark Silk — April 18, 2024
(RNS) — The loss to local communities is likely to be substantial.

How allowing abortion for secular reasons means allowing it for religious reasons

By Mark Silk — April 9, 2024
(RNS) — States’ abortion laws may not be ‘underinclusive.’

Spiritual libertarianism swatted down in Wisconsin

By Mark Silk — April 3, 2024
(RNS) — Conservative legal groups are trying to erase a distinction between religious employers and religious activity.

Joe Lieberman’s religiously promiscuous campaign

By Mark Silk — March 28, 2024
(RNS) — A missed opportunity for the first Jew on a major-party presidential ticket.

Texas attorney general hates migrants more than he loves religious liberty

By Mark Silk — March 26, 2024
(RNS) — Annunciation House in El Paso is the case in point.

Do Christians who vote Republican hate their country?

By Mark Silk — March 20, 2024
(RNS) — Not to mention their religion.

Alabama’s IVF protection law redefines embryonic personhood

By Mark Silk — March 13, 2024
(RNS) — A process that is taking place across the country.

Biden restores faith-based initiative’s religious liberty protections — more or less

By Mark Silk — March 6, 2024
(RNS) — Religious freedom safeguards put in place by Obama and removed by Trump are back, mostly.

Alito argues that religious bias is better than any other kind

By Mark Silk — February 29, 2024
(RNS) — The Supreme Court justice said a Missouri case proves he was right about same-sex marriage.

Alabama IVF decision is bad law with religious filigree

By Mark Silk — February 26, 2024
(RNS) — Being a religious conservative doesn't necessarily make you a theocrat.
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