WASHINGTON (RNS) — The U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops equated the effect of a potential ruling against public sector unions' rights to collect fees from nonmembers to landmark decisions that legalized abortion and same-sex marriage.
Conservative Christians have gone from emphasizing their "moral majority" status to making political claims about individual rights, says author Andrew Lewis -- and it all started with abortion.
(RNS) — The court will hear the 'cake case,' which may not be a yummy delight for all.
Her friends didn’t force her to choose between her orientation and her love for Jesus. They shared her joy.
One year after the Obergefell decision, many are still suffering the aftershocks of the LDS Church's resistance to LGBT equality.
(RNS) The arguments against polygamy are very closely parallel to the arguments against redefining marriage to include same-sex couples.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here's the list.
(RNS) In the short time since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, those with religious objections are already facing punishment.
(RNS) A favorite talking point among conservative opponents is that the gay marriage ruling is akin to the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. But there are several obstacles to that scenario. Here are six of them ...
As the Supreme Court wrestles with the legalization of gay marriage, the Massachusetts couples who successfully challenged their state's ban on gay marriage in 2003 are juggling work and retirement, raising kids who turn down Ivy League colleges and holding joyful family reunions.
AUSTIN — Texas joins a handful of states, including Alabama, Michigan and Louisiana, that are considering legislation that would throw up roadblocks to gay marriage in apparent anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling.
(RNS) Yes, the government has an interest in fostering strong communities and strong families -- and both will strengthened when marriage equality makes the lives of same-sex couples and their children more safe and secure.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As the Supreme Court finally took up the vexing question of same-sex marriage, the case came down to two competing visions of marriage: what it's been, what it should be, and who gets to decide.
WASHINGTON — Some studies show that children raised in same-sex households fare no worse than those raised by mothers and fathers. Others say the differences are stark.
WASHINGTON — One reason for a transformation in public views on the issue: Close to half say they have a gay or lesbian family member or close friend who is married to someone of the same sex.
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