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After Orlando, Faith Leaders Are Starting To Take Ownership Of Religious Homophobia

Writing for the Religion News Service, evangelical theologian David Gushee — who publicly embraced an LGBT-affirming position in 2014 — urged his fellow conservative Christians...

Why Conservative Voters Of Faith Could Find Themselves Backing Hillary Clinton In November

This strange development has been examined by a number of writers, but was given robust treatment this week in a lengthy article by Alan Noble,...

Appalachia Used To Be A Democratic Stronghold. Here's How To Make It One Again.

It'd be easy to recast Trump's dominance as evidence of his unique appeal, a triumphant anti-politician who could finally wrench every bit of a traditionally...

Major Faith Leaders Declare Trump 'Racist, Bigoted, and Hateful'

Dr. Peter Borgdorff, Executive Director Emeritus of the Christian Reformed Church in North America; Dr. Robert M. Franklin, President Emeritus of Morehouse College; Shane Claiborne,...

These Republican Lawmakers Are Turning To Climate Action To Help Keep Their Seats

The amendment was co-sponsored by four Republican senators — Mark Kirk (IL), Kelly Ayotte (NH), Susan Collins (ME) and Rob Portman (OH). Three of those...

Kansas Governor Justifies Kicking 15000 People Off Food Stamps

Sam Brownback (R) came to Washington on Wednesday to discuss his poverty policies at the conservative American Enterprise Institute. At one point, the embattled governor...

Marco Rubio Can Be Catholic, Baptist, Or Mormon. Here's Why That Matters.

The line stoked laughter among the conservative audience, and offered a smooth transition into an explanation of how he believes the government should do more...

5 Myths About Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis You Shouldn't Fall For

When U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning held Davis in contempt last week, he gave her a pretty generous offer: he would save her from...

Ben Carson Says The 'Black Lives Matter' Movement Is 'Silly'

Since the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Eric Garner in New York, Trayvon Martin in Florida, and countless others, “Black Lives Matter” has become...

Newest GOP Presidential Candidate Isn't Afraid To Say He Supports Common Core ...

Bush's enthusiasm for Common Core standards has been tempered at best as he struggles to find the right tone to speak on a subject that...

After Losing On Same-Sex Marriage, Conservative Christians Find A New Enemy ...

For decades, conservative Christians who oppose LGBT equality have singled out the federal government or secular atheists as their preferred enemy in public settings, blasting...

These Religious Leaders Are Celebrating Marriage Equality

Several conservative religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention also expressed dismay, as did former Baptist minister and fellow GOP presidential...

Chief Justice Roberts' Marriage Equality Dissent Has A Hidden Message For ...

Yet, in the process of reaching his conclusion, Roberts also rejected a particularly aggressive brand of judicial conservatism that is rapidly becoming ascendant in conservative...

The Most Outrageous Responses To The Pope's Encyclical On Climate Change

You can read the whole thing here. Steve Milloy, co-founder of the conservative Free Enterprise Action Fund, offered up a plethora of shocked tweets, calling...

Inside The Messy Kansas Fight To Save Face On Tea Party Tax Cuts

Laura Kelly, a Democrat from a district in the northeast part of the state who has been working on the Kansas conference committee to reach...

Iowa Scientists To Presidential Candidates: Climate Change 'Is Not An Issue ...

Chris Anderson, assistant director of Iowa State University's Climate Science Program, told that the debate over climate change in the 2016 presidential election will...

Scientists Link Pennsylvania's Fracking Boom To Increased Radioactive Gas In ...

The amount of radioactive material in Pennsylvania homes has increased alongside the state's fracking boom, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal...

"TransCanada Is Seizing People's Land To Build Keystone, But Conservatives ...

"TransCanada Is Seizing People's Land To Build Keystone, But Conservatives ...The Institute for Justice, a tax-exempt, libertarian-leaning law firm founded in 1991 with more than...

Three State Legislators Want To Kill Michigan's Popular Clean Energy Law

According to James Clift, the policy director for the Michigan Environmental Council, the idea of repealing the RPS sits outside both mainstream public opinion in...

Senate Candidate Claims Islamic Jihadists Could Collaborate With Drug Cartels ...

Cotton's claim, then, goes beyond the standard fear-mongering talking point, which peaked in July when the conservative website WND claimed that Islamic jihadists could sneak...

Trying To Fight Climate Change Without Admitting We Are To Blame

“You won't convince a whole group of conservative right-leaning and right-wing people [on climate change],” admitted Larry Ward, the executive director of the Michigan Conservative...

Congressman Defends Anti-LGBT Discrimination With Irrelevant Study

Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) is once again attempting to defend his opposition to employment protections for LGBT people, this time by citing a narrow study...

"Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That Everyone Should Read"

"Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That Everyone Should Read"And one point many liberals and other supporters put forward is that longer lifespans and the...

My Night At The Heritage Foundation Watching Rick Santorum's New 'Religious ...

The film tries to make this point about religious freedom by highlighting a variety of stories that show Christians — specifically conservative evangelical Christians and...

Blow By Blow: A Comprehensive Timeline Of The GOP's 4-Year Battle To Kill ...

Sarah Palin labels a map of vulnerable lawmakers' districts with crosshairs on her Facebook page and tweeting, “Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America: “Don't Retreat,...

Canadian Conservatives Call On The Government To Enact More Environmental ...

And last November, Canadian Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq refused to put a timeline on federal environmental regulations on the oil and gas industry that have...