Protesters at Tennessee abortion ban hearing
August 29th, 2019

A proposed ‘near-total’ abortion ban in Tennessee has some surprising opponents- Republicans. Seeing similar bills fail to hold up in court in other states, some Republican lawmakers worry the bill would inevitably be overturned and would only be a massive waste of time and taxpayer money. Continue reading

Active Shooter Training
August 26th, 2019

After a seemingly never-ending series of violent attacks on religious institutions, some churches aren’t leaving anything to chance. Meet the churches who are arming their congregants and giving them active shooter training. Continue reading

A terminally ill patient in the hospital
August 1st, 2019

This week, New Jersey becomes the seventh state to allow physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill. While advocates for death with dignity laws are celebrating a legislative win, the law has some notable opponents- including most religious denominations and the American Medical Association. Continue reading

An armed guard protects a church
June 4th, 2019

After a flurry of violent attacks, churches are increasing security measures. But not all agree that armed guards and metal detectors are congruent with Christ. Continue reading

Peter Zhu in his official cadet photo
May 29th, 2019

A West Point cadet’s parents successfully petitioned a New York court to harvest his sperm after his accidental death. Now some are worried about a ruling that puts a man’s reproductive decision into the hands of his parents. Continue reading

Women protest the treatment of Uighur Muslims
May 24th, 2019

Millions of Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region are being forced into detention camps, simply because of their religion and ethnicity. Continue reading

Alexandria-Ocasio-Cortez discussing the Green New Deal
May 16th, 2019

A prominent religious group is demanding action on climate change and is throwing its support behind the Green New Deal. But others in the religious community are wondering if that’s what God really wants. Continue reading

Little girl receiving a vaccine
March 4th, 2019

Health officials are worried the religious exemption for vaccination is causing outbreaks of deadly diseases nationwide. Now lawmakers are fighting to remove that exemption before more people get sick. Continue reading

The execution of Muslim inmate Domineque Ray
February 15th, 2019

The execution of a Muslim inmate on Death Row has revived a debate about religious freedom protections – including how far and to whom they should extend. Continue reading

Legend of Stingy Jack
October 25th, 2018

Pumpkins have been carved and illuminated for centuries, yet few people know the origins behind the practice. How did we decide to start carving pumpkins, and how did Jack O’ Lanterns become a universally-recognized symbol of Halloween? Continue reading