How the Supreme Court found its faith and put ‘religious liberty’ on a winning streak
(The Conversation) — Prioritizing religious liberty claims over health and bias concerns, the conservative majority has skewed the concept.
High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship
Martin Luther King III calls new voting legislation ‘greatest hypocrisy’
Baptists of Burma organize multiethnic diaspora rally in DC against coup in Myanmar
(RNS) — Baptists and members of other ethnic Burmese churches will gather in DC in support of protests against the coup in Myanmar.
Texas faith leaders condemn new election bills as Jim Crow dressed up in a ‘tuxedo’
(RNS) — Faith leaders in Texas are accusing Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republicans of using ‘election integrity’ as an excuse to enact restrictive laws that target voters of color.
William Barber preaches at Easter vigil service spotlighting Christian Palestinians
(RNS) — Barber’s appearance served to recognize Christians in the Palestinian liberation movement, which some American evangelicals paint as an apocalyptic conflict between Christians and Muslims.
Andy Ngo, antifa critic, dropped as speaker by Christian conference Q Ideas
(RNS) — Organizers said they believed the conservative social media personality was an independent journalist and antifa expert.
President Biden: ‘Let us recommit ourselves to the lessons of Easter’
(RNS) — We know that the crisis is not yet over, but as Easter heralds the return of spring, we see signs of hope all around us.
Younger US Mormons voted for Biden, but Trump performed well overall
(RNS) — Millennials and Mormons of color chose Biden over Trump, but overall, two-thirds of US LDS Church members voted Republican.
Christian nationalism is a barrier to mass vaccination against COVID-19
(RNS) — Some who identify as Christian nationalists believe they will be protected from any disease.
Black religious leaders, stand with our LGBTQ family
(RNS) — Black LGBTQ leaders have labored alongside us so that all Black Americans could experience equality.
Jesus wept over Jerusalem. Is he weeping over our gun problem?
(RNS) — The gun crisis in America is a spiritual and moral crisis.
Survey: Most Americans know Biden is Catholic, far fewer know Harris’ religion
(RNS) — Even among fellow Catholics, partisanship permeates views of Biden’s religion.
Passover’s promise of a safer place is America’s story this year
(RNS) — The former congresswoman and gun safety activist on Passover in a time of trauma.
We have the chance to redeem voting rights
(RNS) — Complicity in the attacks on the vote could erode the number of Americans attracted to Christianity.