A small family-owned business in Indiana reopened late last week after being closed for eight days due to the uproar over the owners’ statements that they would not cater a same-sex wedding.
While works such as Bill O'Reilly's Killing Jesus may be all the rage, research shows that America's faith is "a mile wide and an inch deep." And even more interesting is the reason why.
A small-town Indiana pizzeria has been forced to close its doors and its owners’ lives have been threatened after they told a TV reporter they would refuse to cater a same-sex wedding.
Carafem, an organization that recently opened a new abortion clinic in Montgomery County, Maryland, that some have described as “spa-like,” is attempting to use slick ads and an unabashed approach to de-stigmatize abortion and portray the procedure as normal. Carafem provides a two-step abortion pill procedure (the first containing mifepristone and the second misoprostol) to women who are less than 10 weeks pregnant. It does not perform vacuum aspiration or surgical abortions.
A majority of the presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) was reached on March 17, approving an amendment to the church’s constitution changing its definition of marriage from being between “a man and a woman” to “two people, traditionally a man and a woman.”
This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston went on as "unusual" Sunday, with avowedly homosexual groups coming in, the state’s Knights of Columbus dropping out, city and state political figures celebrating the event’s new “inclusiveness,” and the leader of a conservative Catholic organization calling on parade organizers to remove Saint Patrick’s name from the event.
To many people — including the governor of Wisconsin, apparently — Barack Obama's faith is as much of a mystery as his college transcripts.