WASHINGTON (RNS) — The White House says its administration 'continues to engage hundreds of faith leaders on various issues that directly impact their communities,’ but some say they’re not in that number.
(RNS) — 'We can navigate our differences and protect others while respecting religious freedom,' writes Jennifer Butler.
(RNS) The Justice Department’s move to phase out private federal prisons brings a welcome end to a moral and political crisis that has tested the very foundations of our democracy.
(RNS) The Justice Department will instruct employees to give lawful same-sex marriages full and equal recognition to the greatest extent possible under the law. Gay marriage is currently legal in 17 states and the District of Columbia.
(WASHINGTON) The Obama administration came out forcefully Thursday against California's ban on same-sex marriage and, by extension, implicated similar bans in 37 other states.