(RNS) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said he does not believe being gay is a choice, nor is it a sin. But as he ponders a presidential run, he has to please Republicans.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Abortion remains a delicate topic for Republicans after a tough 2012 election season, when high-profile missteps caused the GOP to lose two Senate contests.
(RNS) “The overriding message of love and compassion that I take from the Bible, and certainly the Golden Rule, and the fact that I believe we are all created by our maker, that has all influenced me” in now supporting gay marriage, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says.
(RNS) Sarah Palin’s new book on Christmas will argue that “it is imperative that we stand up for our beliefs before the element of faith in a glorious and traditional holiday like Christmas is marginalized and ignored,” she says.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A large majority of young evangelicals see a conflict between their faith and their political party – but Democrats grapple with this disconnect much more than Republicans, according to a new survey. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) Tampa is not known to be a particularly religious city. But those in town for the Republican National Convention won't have to look too hard to find a spiritual experience. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) Most Americans who know that Mitt Romney is Mormon say the presumptive GOP nominee’s faith doesn’t concern them. But a new poll indicates there may be an “enthusiasm gap” for Romney among white evangelicals. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) One study says that Mormonism will hurt Mitt Romney's quest for the White House. Another says such fears are “exaggerated.” How do we make sense of such contradictory claims? By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) Evangelicals are turning out in record numbers in the GOP presidential primaries — a full 50 percent of GOP voters — and providing crucial support and momentum to the campaign of Rick Santorum. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Just three years after George W. Bush left the White House, compassionate conservatives are an endangered species. Is this just a case of the Republican Party wanting to distance itself from the Bush years — or is compassionate conservatism gone for good? By Amy Sullivan.