(RNS) Several candidates brought up God’s guidance in the Fox News debate and most stayed true their religious background as detailed in RNS’s series on “5 faith facts” about the men and woman of the 2016 race.
Articles tagged “Jeb Bush”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Speaker after speaker reiterated the point that it is a Christian’s duty to ensure biblical principles are being upheld by elected officials.
NASHVILLE – The former Florida governor and GOP presidential candidate pledged to defend religious liberty in front of an estimated 13,000 evangelical pastors attending a massive Southern Baptist Convention event.
(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention has been a vocal ally of the Republican Party in recent years, and this latest move indicates that it is having a difficult time breaking from its past behavior.
(RNS) The unusual event is being seen as both a major effort by Bush to reach out to Christian conservatives — a key constituency Bush has sometimes struggled to win over — and by evangelicals to reassert their political influence during a time of landmark social change.
(Reuters) Republican presidential candidates and lawmakers are calling for Planned Parenthood to be investigated and its federal funding eliminated after two videos that critics said showed the reproductive health care group is involved in the illegal sale of aborted fetal tissue.
A close look at nones suggests two things: So far, they haven’t changed U.S. religious politics very much, but in time they are going to change them profoundly.
DERRY, N.H. (Reuters) In his first official day on the presidential campaign trail on Tuesday, Republican Jeb Bush, a Catholic, had sharp words on Pope Francis’ decision to leap into the climate change debate.
(RNS) Up front about his Catholic-shaped political agenda, Jeb Bush has said, “It’s not an imposition of faith. It’s who you are.”