(RNS) Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Voting Rights Act. Religious and civic groups are now fighting to restore its key provisions.
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(RNS) The group said Raskin is “the first candidate who openly identifies as a humanist” and praised his commitment to preserve the separation between church and state.
(RNS) He blasted Obama’s 2015 prayer breakfast speech in which he cited the Crusades, the Inquisition, slavery and Jim Crow as “terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” Gilmore told The Washington Post, those words were “the most offensive I’ve ever heard a president make in my lifetime.”
(RNS) A practicing Catholic educated in parochial schools, O’Malley parts company with some of his church’s positions.
(RNS) The 2012 Catholic culture warrior on the campaign trail says the breakdown of the traditional man-woman family is America’s most urgent problem.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Being a pastor is “the greatest preparation that a person can have for public service,” Huckabee said in a 2007 interview.
(RNS) She’s studied religious philosophy, found comfort in Jesus, and toed a traditionalist Christian line — mostly.
(RNS) The twice-baptized Seventh-day Adventist is known as a culture warrior whose criticisms of President Obama have made him a favorite of conservatives.
A new survey suggests Republicans who are strongly opposed to gay marriage could be on shaky political ground in the presidential race.