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A Tennessee judge changed a 7-month-old boy’s name to Martin from Messiah, saying the name Messiah was earned by one person and “that one person is Jesus Christ.” An ex-gay gospel singer says the mayor of D.C., under pressure from gay rights activists, asked him to cancel a commemoration ceremony concert. An Australian politician being dubbed the […]

Categories: Beliefs

Sarah Pulliam Bailey

Sarah Pulliam Bailey

Sarah Pulliam Bailey is a national correspondent for RNS, covering how faith intersects with politics, culture and other news. She previously served as online editor for Christianity Today where she remains an editor-at-large.


  1. Wow! Just wow! So much in today’s RNS! I don’t know where to start. But here we go…1. Hasn’t this judge ever heard of the constitution? You know, freedom of speech, Freedom From Religion, all that, apparently to him anyway, nonsense stuff. It’s very scary to me to see such a judge who is so biased and letting his religion rule his decisions. Of course, were he Muslim there would already be such an outcry against his decision that I imagine he’d be forced to resign. Nothing different here except he calls himself Christian so no, none at all, faux outrage from the right! Hey, righties? Can U hear me?

  2. As disabled person myself I am in full support of the Downs Syndrome People! Whatever they feel is the best for them personally is what I want for them. No one should harrass these people to go anydirection they do not wish to go & Yes, some Downs people aren’t high functioning but in those cases usually a parent or guardian will help with that.