(RNS) President Trump can expect serious pushback on a religious liberty executive order he is reportedly poised to sign.
NEW YORK (RNS) Leaked drafts of President Trump’s order suggest it will be read by many as a broad assault upon LGBT rights and a license to deny basic services to same-sex couples.
WASHINGTON (USA Today) More than 50 GOP House members want the president to fulfill a campaign promise to scale back Obama-era protections for gays and lesbians. The White House says it's complicated.
CHICAGO (RNS) President Trump's executive order would have more than halved the number of refugees accepted by the United States from the current ceiling of 110,000.
There was no escaping those prior, contextual statements by the President and his advisors.
(Reuters) The new ban had been set to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday.
(RNS) 'Muslims have always dealt with feeling misunderstood, but this is altogether something different,' said 24-year-old Nadia Dreid.
(RNS) Civil liberties experts say the focus on honor killings is another attempt to target Muslims.
(RNS) To many religious leaders, this is simply 'Muslim ban 2.0.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) Rabbi David Saperstein told a congressional subcommittee that leaked language of a proposed presidential executive order on religious liberty could cause 'constitutional problems.'
LOS ANGELES (RNS) For Hadil Mansoor Al-Mowafak, a 20-year-old international affairs student at Stanford University, the president’s executive order meant that if she went to see her husband in Yemen, she risked not being able to return.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (RNS) American cities, counties and universities that offer sanctuary for undocumented foreigners cannot claim to be following the practice described in the Bible.
(RNS) Christians are called to love their neighbors as themselves, and that includes "the stranger and anyone fleeing persecution and violence," according to the letter.
(RNS) 'Literary agents are in a unique position to help contribute to bringing more empathy, compassion, understanding and tolerance into this world through books,' the agents explain.