Young girl standing at border fence
July 12th, 2019

A prominent NYC pastor and long-time advocate for immigrant rights is suing the federal government after she was placed on a federal watchlist for conducting ministry work with migrants south of the border. Continue reading

Jesus welcomes you sign
July 11th, 2019

After a long and very public battle over a religiously-inspired roadside sign, city officials in Hawkins, Texas quietly took it down late last month. But the story behind this sign is worth a read. Continue reading

Kamala Harris at a Democratic campaign event
July 4th, 2019

Days after her take-down of Joe Biden’s civil rights record at the Democratic primary debate, Kamala Harris is having her own civil rights record criticized. Sikh activists are demanding an apology from Harris over her defense of a beard ban for guards at California prisons. Continue reading

A school chalkboard with 'No Gays Allowed' written on it
June 26th, 2019

After 22 months of negotiation, a Catholic high school in Indianapolis let a gay teacher go. The Catholic Archdiocese told the school to fire the teacher or lose their Catholic affiliation. Now community members and fellow educators are outraged. Continue reading

Maryland's Bladenburg Peace Cross
June 24th, 2019

The American Humanist Association and the American Legion took their protracted argument over a cross-shaped World War I memorial all the way to the Supreme Court. Earlier this month, the court ruled 7-2 that the Bladensburg Peace Cross is more memorial than religious symbol, so it can remain on public grounds and continue to receive taxpayer-funded maintenance. Continue reading

Online ordination in Tennessee
June 24th, 2019

America was founded largely on the idea that people should feel free to worship as they see fit, and Tennessee’s attempt to curtail these rights for ULCM ministers simply because they became ordained and congregate via the internet is illegal and unconscionable. To that effect, the ULCM has filed a lawsuit against the state of Tennessee. Continue reading

Pope Francis and cardinals at the Vatican
June 17th, 2019

Apparently feeling threatened by the growing popularity of progressive views on gender and sexual orientation, the Vatican is trying to promote a “positive and prudent sexual education” which stresses to students the “full original truth of masculinity and femininity.” Continue reading

A black and white photo of Harriet Tubman
June 10th, 2019

The Trump Administration has shelved a redesign of the $20 bill that would have put Harriet Tubman’s face front and center. Now one church is stamping her face on every $20 in the collection plate. Continue reading

Rainbow flags and balloons at Pride
June 6th, 2019

While some Catholic leaders do participate in Pride events, many more do not – often citing their belief that homosexuality should not be celebrated. Continue reading

Map of Liberty, the proposed 51st state in the union.
May 31st, 2019

A group of freedom-minded politicians is working to form “Liberty”, a newly proposed 51st state that would promote, among other things, religious freedom and gun rights. Should the experiment be given a green light? Continue reading