Posts Tagged ‘fight’
A federal appeals court on Wednesday (Nov. 28) temporarily blocked the enforcement of the Obama administration's contraception mandate while a Catholic business owner appeals a lower court's ruling that tossed out his suit.
SEATTLE (RNS) In the headquarters of Washington United for Marriage , a large collage displays a list of the high-powered sponsors backing the ballot-measure campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in the state. With its relati...
Churches in Washington state are being reminded that collecting money for a political cause is not OK -- including a high-stake ballot battle over gay marriage.
Arts & Culture
braham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” radically reinterpreted the Declaration of Independence. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech riffed on Lincoln’s lofty language. And Ronald Reagan drafted King’s...
Arts & Culture
While Michael DeMarco, a parishioner at the Liquid Church in Nutley, was volunteering at the Faith Reformed Church Food Pantry in Lodi he saw great need and knew he had to do more.
Life is a journey, It has its ups and downs Sometimes you feel afloat sometimes you feel you are about to drown. Sometimes you feel stuck and going nowhere Other times you feel like resting because you have been everywhe...
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J. (RNS) He is young and looks even younger than his 36 years. Yet in the midst of a confrontation with the federal government that could have grave consequences for his future, the Rev
As the only Southern state without a constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage, North Carolina is the next battleground, with religious groups on both sides bracing for a high-stakes fight on May 8. Against a recent st...
The White House has surprised observers and disappointed some liberal allies by signaling that it is willing to compromise and provide a broader religious exemption in its controversial regulations requiring all employers to pr...
WASHINGTON — A star-studded array of political and religious leaders — from President Obama to rock legend Bono to AIDS activist Kay Warren — came together Thursday (Dec. 1) for World AIDS Day to call for an entirely AIDS-free ...