(RNS) — A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday (Jan. 8) in the lawsuit by three faith-based organizations against the federal government over a recent executive order allowing state and local officials to block refugee resettlement.
(RNS) — No Southern state has enacted laws banning the ex-gay therapies, but North Carolina's executive order bans government support for the practice, mostly used by evangelical ministries dedicated to changing a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'We take this step because we know that in solving the many, many problems and our great challenges, faith is more powerful than government and nothing is more powerful than God,' he said in a Rose Garden ceremony.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The president plans to sign the order in a Rose Garden ceremony Thursday (May 3) that is expected to be attended by members of his Cabinet and some 200 representatives of religious groups.
(RNS) A clownish cast of old-school religious-right figures and various other Trump disciples eagerly showed up to dutifully support the president’s executive action, completely unaware of how insignificant it turned out to be.