With Ginsburg’s seat open, abortion moves to the center of the 2020 election
(RNS) — For both candidates, it’s an issue that they’d prefer not to deal with.
John MacArthur’s COVID-disbelieving church loses round 1
(RNS) — More interesting than the open-and-shut legal case, however, is MacArthur’s own position in the evangelical world and his stance on church-state issues.
How will Joe Biden deal with the abortion question?
(RNS) — For the duration of the Democratic primary season, the abortion issue was off the table. Now that the general election is here, there’s something to talk about.
Joe Biden’s Pauline acceptance speech draws on hope, light and love
It was all about love and light versus darkness.
Trump’s campaign aims at consolidating his Judeo-Christian base
(RNS) — His numbers are up from 2016 among Jews, Latino Catholics and Mormons, but in some quarters there’s a definite lack of enthusiasm.
Trump’s 2020 religious attack on Biden harks back to 1800
(RNS) — Then too, a Democrat was charged with being godless.
Mike Pompeo claims the Judeo-Christian tradition for his agenda — a tradition in itself
(RNS) — Just because it’s been embraced by the religious right doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.
The war over in-person church continues
(RNS) — In the court’s latest church reopening case, the culture warriors suffer a setback.
Pompeo’s rights commission delivers an implicit critique of Trump
(RNS) — A report with a more expansive of human rights than the secretary of state — or his boss — may have anticipated.
Trump’s limp response to Uighur persecution
(RNS) — The greatest abuse of religious liberty in the world today should incur a boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.
Religious exceptionalism gains ground at the Supreme Court
(RNS) — But significant questions remain.
The Supreme Court expands the scope of religious free exercise
(RNS) — And Clarence Thomas gets some company.
Measuring the religious significance of the Supreme Court’s LGBT decision
(RNS) — Dashing the hopes of social conservatives, two justices President Trump nominated to the Court took a relaxed view of the religious implications of expanding LGBTQ rights.
Justice Roberts swings away from unfettered religious liberty on church openings
(RNS) — Kavanaugh’s dissent, on the other hand, is a good example of the spiritual libertarianism rampant on the right.
Trump makes Nixon look good
(RNS) — A tale of two presidential ventures out of a White House under siege.