(RNS) When religious folk get entangled with secular politicians in the political arena, the politicians always win.
Former Utah Senator Robert Bennett died yesterday. Maybe it’s a blessing that he won’t live to see the further implosion of the political party—and the nation—he worked to build and protect.
(RNS) This pervasive agenda isn't just about winning elections. It is about ushering in a new era of division and repression, in which American citizens fundamentally distrust and loathe each other and thus are easily manipulated.
WASHINGTON (RNS) There is a notable exception to libertarians' generally socially liberal views: On legalizing same-sex marriage, 59 percent oppose it.
(RNS) Today's Tea Party partisans, as odious as I find their views, are just another minority trying to get their way in the competition of ideas.
(RNS) The IRS probe of conservative nonprofit groups included the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Samaritan's Purse humanitarian group, evangelist Franklin Graham said.
(RNS) The "Nuns on the Bus" have been a consistently popular and effective faith-based tool for religious progressives this campaign season. But on Monday a group of demonstrators apparently organized by a local Tea Party affiliate met the nuns at a stop in Marietta, Ohio, and provided a far different welcome than the sisters usually receive.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service finds that Americans are generally divided about gun control, but certain religious groups are far from ambivalent. By Lauren Markoe.