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  • Gay marriage 'earthquake' in '08?

     
    by Jim Tankersley A leading evangelical Christian group is telling supporters that a "cultural earthquake" rocked California earlier this month, which threatens "to permanently alter marriage and families in America." Focus on the Family Action, the...
  • Free doughnuts!!!

     
    OK, free doughnut. Apparently Friday is National Doughnut Day (who knew?) and Krispy Kreme is giving away one free doughnut per customer at 'participating locations.' I hope that doesn't mean two locations in California.Anyway, I assumed this was a...
  • Barack Obama cuts ties to Trinity United

     
    by John McCormick and Manya A. Brachear Seeking to put a string of controversies involving his longtime Chicago church behind him, Sen. Barack Obama on Saturday said he and his family are withdrawing their membership from Trinity United Church of......
  • Obama's independence from that pulpit

     
    by Mark Silva On this Sunday when a candidate's church again has become the focus of his campaign - something which Sen. Barack Obama has attempted to resolve by removing himself from that congregation - many voices will be raised.......
  • Obama leaving his church

     
    by John McCormick and Manya A. Brachear Sen. Barack Obama is leaving Trinity United Church of Christ, his longtime religious home in Chicago and a place that has triggered repeated controversies during his presidential bid. "This is not a decision......
  • Religion's role in elections past, present

     
    by Rona Marech When it became known in late 1976 that the Plains Baptist Church had a 12-year-old policy on its books that excluded "blacks and other civil rights agitators" from worshiping there, its most prominent member - soon-to-be-president Jimmy.......
  • Palm Beach County Commission backs down on wage theft law

     
    Business pressure on Tuesday squashed a proposed Palm Beach County wage theft law, which religious leaders long sought to help low-income workers recover overdue pay. For nearly three years, a coalition of local religious leaders urged the County...
  • McCain: Courting the Greek Orthodox vote

     
    John McCain is in town raising money today, and our Erik German filed this report from his meeting with the American archbishop of the Greek Orthodox church, an influential figure in a generally conservative community with small pockets of......
  • Obama backer on his abortion views

     
    by Christi Parsons Douglas Kmiec, a pro-life law professor recently denied communion for endorsing Barack Obama, writes on Obama's position on abortion and outreach to conservative leaders in today's Chicago Tribune : "A few days ago, I had the privilege....
  • Sec. Rice in Chinese earthquake zone

     
    by Bay Fang During a visit to earthquake-stricken Sichuan province in China, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visited a project run by Samaritan's Purse, Franklin Graham's evangelical aid organization. She made the point that it is the relationship...
  • Obama promises faith-based initiative

     
    by Mike Dorning, updated Courting evangelicals and other religious voters, Barack Obama today called for an expansion of President Bush's initiative distributing federal aid to church-based groups that provide community services. "The challenges we face...
  • McCain wrapping up Latin America trip

     
    by Katie Fretland Sen. John McCain is in Mexico's capital today to meet with President Felipe Calderon. The presumptive Republican nominee for president planned to highlight immigration and trade issues during the meeting. First, he planned to visit the...