WASHINGTON (RNS) Support for White House petitions to label anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church as a “hate group” was strongest in Kansas and Newtown, Conn., according to data provided by the White House.
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It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t have a strong opinion about today’s double wins for gay marriage rights at the Supreme Court. Here is reaction from religious leaders who rejoice at the decisions, and from others disappointed in the court’s action. We also hear from the religiously unaffiliated.
(RNS) Fifteen years after Congress passed a law to better protect global religious freedom, the legislation is failing to fulfill its mission, activists told lawmakers on Thursday (June 13).
(RNS) They’re a gaggle of self-admitted “Jewish American Princesses” with their own Bravo reality show. Some Jews, though, just wish they’d go away and take the offensive stereotype with them.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Experts say Muslim websites can help foster dialogue and understanding, but they’re also a forum for online fatwas and vitriolic discourse.
The FBI will begin tracking a number of religious groups as part of its law enforcement crime-reporting program.