(RNS) “The Supreme Court of the United States is not the final authority, nor is the culture itself, but the Bible is God’s final authority about marriage and on this book we stand,” said the Rev. Ronnie Floyd.
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(RNS) Although the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage looms, public attention already is shifting toward new, contentious issues over LGBT rights, a new survey finds.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) Arkansas must recognize as lawful some 500 same-sex marriages that were performed during a six-day window in May 2014, a state judge ruled on Tuesday.
(RNS) As the Supreme Court decides the fate of the Affordable Care Act, the president rallied its supporters — most prominently, the Catholic Health Association.
WASHINGTON — The status of Jerusalem has been at the top of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ever since Israel was recognized in 1948. The official U.S. policy is spelled out in a State Department manual: “For a person born in Jerusalem, write JERUSALEM as the place of birth in the passport. Do not write Israel, Jordan or West Bank.”
WASHINGTON – The decision was a defeat for preppy clothier Abercrombie & Fitch, which refused to hire a Muslim girl in 2008 because she was wearing a black hijab, or head scarf.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) On a clear Arkansas spring afternoon after a day of horse riding, Wade Earp sighed and said, “I wish we didn’t have to have a gay rodeo. I wish we could just rodeo.”
(RNS) Franklin Graham is using social media to prompt prayers for a gay marriage ruling that follows “God’s law.”
As the Supreme Court wrestles with the legalization of gay marriage, the Massachusetts couples who successfully challenged their state’s ban on gay marriage in 2003 are juggling work and retirement, raising kids who turn down Ivy League colleges and holding joyful family reunions.