(RNS) The ruling is an about-face for a Texas court that originally sided with the national church, until the state Supreme Court stepped in and ordered a rehearing.
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(RNS) Look to the border, most RNS readers say in our unscientific survey on where Pope Francis should visit in the U.S.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The cases present two issues that have come up repeatedly in lower courts: Do vanity plates speak for the government that issues them or the driver that displays them?
(RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday leaves unchanged 20 state laws blocking same-sex unions. Each is already under legal attack, and some judges in those cases had been waiting to see what the high court would do. The court’s instruction Monday: Proceed.
(RNS) Nowhere was religious leadership more apparent than in McAllen, Texas, where churches and local government forged an effective and compassionate response to the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the border.
(RNS) Linda Midgett, producer of the documentary “The Stranger,” says some evangelicals support immigration reform because they view it “from the lens of Christ.”
(RNS) We now await a moral conscience moment in the welcoming of children and others escaping the violence in such countries as Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (RNS) Two men at the center of a legal fight over the state’s ban have become minor celebrities in this lakeside community, where they have a weekend home. But they still face plenty of opposition, including from family members.
(RNS) Aaron Alexis practiced Buddhism, was learning to speak Thai and meditated often, friends say. But something in him had changed in recent months.