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Josh Duggar Has Been Sentenced to 12.5 Years for Child Pornography

Josh Duggar, the Christian activist and star of the 19 Kids and Counting reality show, has…

Faith Leaders Respond to the Uvalde Elementary School Shooting

Reports are still coming in about a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas,…

Do ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Do Any Good?

News is still coming in, but Texas Governor Greg Abbott says at least 14 children…

Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass the Nation’s Strictest Abortion Law, Banning Abortion After ‘Fertilization’

A new bill passed by Oklahoma lawmakers effectively bans nearly all abortion in the state.…

Francis Chan on the Problem With ‘My Body, My Choice’

“My body, my choice” gets thrown around a lot in contemporary politics. The pro-choice movement…

Covid-19 Cases Are Rising Again, With New Infections Approaching 100k Per Day

Biden officials urged Americans who’ve relaxed their Covid-19 safety protocols to tighten the screws again…

Democrats’ Gun Control Reform Push Is Unlikely to Pass the Manchin Machine

In the wake of America’s spate of deadly mass shootings, Democratic lawmakers are once again…

Study: Americans Are Way More Interested in the Heard v. Depp Trial Than Roe v. Wade

A new analysis of America’s social media and internet habits found that of all the…

What Role Did White Christian Nationalism Play in the Buffalo Massacre?

In the wake of the horrific shooting in Buffalo, New York, that left ten people…

Dr. John Cheng, Who Charged the Laguna Woods Church Gunman, Is Hailed a Hero

Dr. John Cheng was the only fatality in the shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church in…

How the Church Should Lead America’s Gun Conversation

Over the weekend, a rash of mass shootings in Buffalo, New York; Laguna Woods, California;…

In 2021, U.S. Drug Overdoses Rose to a Record 107,000

Overdose deaths have been soaring in the U.S. for twenty years, having taken over a…

Report: Gun Violence Soared During the First Year of the Pandemic

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a shocking, sobering…

Did Justice Alito Really Have to Move With His Family to an ‘Undisclosed Location?’

Over the weekend, protests against the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade sparked across the country and…

The U.S. COVID Death Toll Has Officially Hit 1 Million

NBC News‘ tally of COVID deaths has officially hit 1 million, the highest official death…

Is America Losing Its Regional Accents?

English is a big language and, in the U.S., takes on a lot of different…

Report: It’s Harder to Buy a House Today Than It Was During the Great Depression

In recent years, owning a house has become a lot more than just having a…

Elon Musk Is Right: American Politics Are Shifting. But Not in the Way He Thinks.

Last week, Elon Musk tweeted a meme you may have seen before about the shifting…

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene: Churches Helping Resettle Refugees Are Being Controlled by Satan

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene sat down for an interview with Michael Voris, a Catholic activist…

Bill Hwang, Who Gave Millions to Christian Ministries, Has Been Charged With Fraud

Archegos Capital Management founder Bill Hwang has been charged with securities fraud and racketeering charges…

Disney Says DeSantis’ Move Leaves Florida Taxpayers on the Hook for Two Billion Dollars

The Walt Disney V Ron DeSantis brawl remains one of the more fascinating political disputes…

Report: Biden Is Considering Forgiving at Least Some Student Debt

With the moratorium on student loan payments stretching through the summer, several reports have surfaced…

Fauci Says the United States Is ‘Out of the Pandemic Phase’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, told PBS’ Newshour that he believes the nation…

Study: Young Voters Are Fed Up With Both Political Parties

Leaders in both the Republican and Democratic parties are pinning their hopes on a new…

The Supreme Court Is Tackling Prayer at High School Football Games. Here’s What You Need to Know.

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments about one high school football coach’s…

A Higher Purpose?

2013 was a rough year for Craig Gross. For a decade, he’d battled excruciating headaches…

Study: Americans Are Really Bad at Making Assumptions About Their Fellow Citizens

We all live in a world built on perceptions and assumptions. It’s human nature. You…

A Jury Acquitted Two Men in the Michigan Kidnapping Case. Here Why That’s a Big Deal.

In a stunning verdict last week, a Michigan jury acquitted two men on charges to…

What Do We Know About the Faith of Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee?

This week on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are grilling Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s…

Support for LGBTQ Rights Continues to Grow, but White Evangelicals Remain Outliers

A sweeping poll from PRRI finds that American support for the expansion of LGBTQ rights…

One-Third of All Child Covid Deaths in the U.S. Happened in the Last Two Months

A tragic new report from The Guardian serves as a reminder that Covid-19 remains a…

Three Questions to Ask Before You Call Something ‘Christian Nationalism’

The January 6 riots provided Christian Nationalism with a global stage, and many Americans were…

Study: Lead From Gasoline Lowered the I.Q. of Roughly Half the U.S. Population

A new study estimates that exposure to leaded gasoline lowered the IQ of about half…

Judge Orders Biden Administration To Resume Policy Of Expelling Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors At The Border

A Texas judge ruled on Friday that the Biden administration can no longer exempt unaccompanied…

And America’s Most Sinful State of 2022 Is …

Every year, WalletHub releases its ranking of the nation’s most “sinful” states. Researchers find various…

The FBI Says 57 Institutions, Including HBCUs, Have Received Bomb Threats in 2022

The FBI has announced an “aggressive investigation” after dozens of bomb threats have been made…

White Evangelicals Are the Only Religious Group Who Don’t Support a Path to Citizenship

A new study from PRRI is charting how Americans are feeling about immigration which, according…

Amir Locke Wasn’t Named in the No-Knock Warrant Police Raid That Led to His Death

Police in Minneapolis are under enormous scrutiny following a police raid that left one man…

Leaders Called For Unity and Justice At the National Prayer Breakfast

This year’s National Prayer Breakfast was notably different from others before, and not simply because…

School’s Out: A New Poll Says Over Half of U.S. Teachers Are Looking to Leave the Profession

Teaching isn’t easy in the most precedented of times, which these are emphatically not. It’s…