politics

Is the Next ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill Going to be Signed Into Law By a Democrat?

Louisiana is primed to be the next state to pass a bill in the recent…

One Read that Will Change the Way You Think About Immigration

“The child of immigrant parents is supposed to perch on a hyphen, taking only the…

Betsy DeVos Defends Proposal to Eliminate Special Olympics Funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is on the hot seat for her defense of a proposed…

Beto O’Rourke on Third-Trimester Abortions: ‘That Should Be a Decision That the Woman Makes’

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was recently at a campaign event in Cleveland, and was…

White Evangelicals Still Overwhelmingly Support Trump, but Approval Slips Among Other Groups

A new Pew Research study finds that two years into the Trump presidency, his support…

Alabama Woman Who Joined Islamic State Sues to Return to the U.S.

In 2014, a 20-year-old Alabama woman named Hoda Muthana told her family that she was…

How ‘Shine a Light On Slavery Day’ Is Helping to Fight Human Trafficking

Today, February 7, the END IT Movement has mobilized ‘Shine a Light On Slavery Day’…

Nancy Pelosi’s Favorite Bible Verse Doesn’t Appear to Actually Be in the Bible, Per Se

Politicians have a tough time with Bible memorization. Seems like it wouldn’t be that hard…

The Virginia Senate Has OK’d a Bill to Allow Guns in Churches

Want to pack heat in church? Well, now you can in Virginia, thanks to a…

Women Who Left Food and Water to Aid Migrants Might Go to Prison for Their Actions

No More Deaths is an advocacy group that looks to end the deaths of migrants…

What Really Happened Between the Covington Catholic Teens and the Indigenous Peoples March?

On Saturday morning, social media ignited with what seemed like a clear cut display of…

Report: Liberty University CIO Rigged Polls in Trump’s Favor at Michael Cohen’s Request

A bonkers report out of the Wall Street Journal this morning alleges that President Donald…

North and South Korea Promise to End Korean War With Historic Agreement

In a wide-ranging joint agreement that includes the eventual complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,…

Federal Judge Orders Trump to Reopen DACA to New Applicants

Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration’s efforts to end the Deferred Action for…

Report: White Evangelical Support for Trump Has Never Been Higher

A new poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute in March found that 75…

Lawmakers Punish City of Memphis for Removing Confederate Monuments

The Tennessee House of Representatives voted Tuesday to fine the city of Memphis $250,000 for…

Do ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Do Any Good?

There is little left to say when it comes to mass shootings in America. Politicians,…

Pastor A.R. Bernard and Samatha Bee Look at What Role God Has in Appointing Leaders

In a recent interview with television host Samantha Bee, Pastor A.R. Bernard compares Donald Trump’s…

We’re Supposed to Be the Good Guys

One of the first Sunday School lessons I can remember was about the fruit of…

Rev. Willie Barber Wants to Make Dr. King’s Dream Come True

Not long before his assassination on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had…

Why Being Involved in Local Politics Is a Christian Essential

In recent years, we’ve seen our news feeds become so inundated with a seemingly constant…

How Do We ‘Respect’ Authority We Disagree With?

If you scroll down your Facebook feed for more than two minutes, you’re sure to…

Do Churches Need to Get More Political?

I was sitting in church when the pastor, while referencing the current and very scary…

Facebook, Politics and Christianity

My cursor hovered on the “write a comment” section. I really hate Facebook debates. But…

Americans Think U.S. Is Losing Its Identity

A new survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 71…

The Problem With Appropriating the Bible for Politics

Last week, a panel discussion called, “If Heaven Has a Gate, a Wall and Extreme…

Teens As Cynical About Politics As Their Parents

The kids may not be all right after all—at least if “all right” means optimistic…

Survey: Teens in America Are Just As Cynical About Politics As Their Parents

Share Facebook 1 Twitter 0 Current > Politics The kids may not be all right…

Senator: Religious Freedom Is For All

On Tuesday, Sen. James Lankford took to Twitter to post a speech he gave last…

Judge Blocks Proposed Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas

A federal judge blocked Texas authorities from keeping Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood in a…

Stratcom, the Squad Fighting Fake News

The European Union is serious about cracking down on fake news. So serious that they’ve…

Justice, Prayer and Outrage Fatigue

Let me guess: You’re feeling a little upset about the state of the world. Political…

Unanimous Federal Appeals Court Decision Rejects Immigration Executive Order

Yesterday, a unanimous three-judge appeals panel ruled that the Trump administration cannot reinstate its ban…

Trump Promises to ‘Destroy’ Law That Bans Church Political Activity at Prayer Breakfast

At today’s National Prayer Breakfast, among other things, Trump promised to “totally destroy” the law…

Does Knowing ‘God Is Sovereign’ Help?

Today, Christians around our country serve as a good example of division and judgment. I…

The New Presidential Cabinet Won’t Include a Latino for the First Time in 30 Years

This election has brought a lot of firsts. The word “unprecedented” was one of the…

Donald Trump Will Be Sworn in Using Abraham Lincoln’s Bible (and His Own)

Tomorrow, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president (as you’ve probably heard).…

The Secret Service Will Pay a $24 Million Racism Settlement

A Secret Service discrimination case that has spanned more than 20 years was settled out…

Trump: Congress Will Pay for Mexican Border Wall, Mexico Will Pay It Back ‘Later’

According to House Republicans, President-elect Donald Trump would prefer to build what he has referred…

Puerto Rico Wants to Be the 51st State By 2025

Yesterday, Puerto Rico’s Congressional representative turned in a bill to allow the island as the…