(RNS) Plaintiffs argue that the president's executive order amounts to religious discrimination. But whether they'll be able to convince the courts is an open question.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The Vatican said it is worried about President Donald Trump's moves on immigration, in the Holy See's first comment since his executive order banning travel into the United States by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries.
(RNS) I said at the time of the Washington National Cathedral's inaugural prayer service that we welcomed President Trump to the cathedral because it is a house of prayer for all people. But I also said we would not hesitate to voice our concerns when we disagree.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Few if any of the people who protested this weekend, and especially those who did so out of religious convictions, believe President Donald Trump's contention that his refugee ban is not aimed at Muslims.
(RNS) The ban 'traumatizes refugees, most of whom are women and children, keeps families separated and punishes people who are themselves fleeing the terror we as a nation are rightly fighting to end,' said World Relief President Scott Arbeiter.
(USA Today) The growing chaos has sparked legal challenges, airport protests, condemnations from politicians and denunciations from advocacy groups.
(RNS) A Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Texas will have enormous consequences for immigrant families and our nation’s values. Will the court's action keep these families together or tear them apart?
(RNS) Religious exemption opponents claim it would relegate gays to second-class citizens. But religious institutions in the U.S. already enjoy exemptions to discriminate in hiring, including refusing to hire women in senior leadership.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “An exception would set a terrible precedent by denying true equality for LGBT people, while simultaneously opening a Pandora’s Box inviting other forms of discrimination,” more than 100 signatories wrote Tuesday in a letter to President Obama.
(RNS) By using the power of his pen to lift the minimum wage for federally contracted workers, President Obama is affirming the dignity and worth of all working people.