The surge of Evangelical support for Obama reflects stunning changes among voters who have traditionally voted for the most right-wing of Republicans. Are these culture warriors laying down their swords?
Decisions about whether or when to have children are among the most sacred and monumental that people consider in their life. A coalition of religious groups call on President-Elect Obama to make reproductive health a priority.
Catholics have often been urged by their clergy to be single-issue voters when it comes to abortion. But this year a much broader social justice agenda is guiding these voters.
The Catholic hierarchy are opposing a pro-choice presidential candidate is nothing new — but this year, Catholics are talking back.
Minnesota’s religious right is pulling out all the stops to bring social conservatives to the polls on Election Day, and the message is clear: Christians must vote Republican.
It’s human nature to want everyone to agree with one’s religion or personal moral code. But I also accept that there will always be vast differences among religious and secular perspectives on life. And I believe that government should not help me or anyone else spread our religious beliefs.
Should you leave your faith outside the voting booth? I say no – your faith and your beliefs help shape what you care about. I am pro-choice because of my religious tradition and beliefs.
If Rick Warren were able to convey the diversity among evangelicals at the upcoming Saddleback Civil Forum, maybe we’ll actually get some honest conversation.
The Medical Right wants more expansive protections for physicians who object to providing reproductive health care services for moral or religious reasons. And they aren’t stopping with abortion care and referral.
The Black Church is undergoing a radical change. In place of the silence, our youth and adults are now affirming God’s gift of sexuality and seeking the wisdom to live responsibly as spiritual and sexual beings.