News & Our Views:

May 18, 2018, 3:55 PM
Google has built a multibillion-dollar business out of knowing everything about its users. Now, a video produced within Google and obtained by The Verge offers a stunningly ambitious and unsettling look at how some at the company envision using that information in the future.
May 17, 2018, 8:42 AM
A radical change is taking place in America’s beloved, century-old 4-H youth organization – one that promises to create a schism as deep and damaging as the one endured by another beloved, century-old youth organization, the Boy Scouts, which many have recently declared “dead.”
May 17, 2018, 8:41 AM
A Christian mother who was offered a lethal dose of suicide pills as alternative treatment for her terminal cancer a week after California's physician-assisted suicide law went into effect almost two years ago, celebrated on Tuesday when a state judge overturned the law calling it unconstitutional.
May 17, 2018, 8:30 AM
Let down by an open referendum, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at Florida State University are lauding a 15-member committee for recommending the removal of a historical statue from campus.
May 15, 2018, 10:36 AM
The Donald Trump administration has altered another Obama-era policy on transgender discrimination, this time changing guidelines that seemingly make it harder for inmates to be placed in federal prisons that correspond with their "gender identity," not biological sex.
May 15, 2018, 10:35 AM
Senate candidate Mitt Romney of Utah says a prominent Baptist minister shouldn't have been tapped to give the prayer that opened the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem because he's a "religious bigot."
May 15, 2018, 10:27 AM
A Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday that kicking a Trump supporter out of a bar does not violate the law — because the law does not protect against political discrimination.
May 14, 2018, 9:35 AM
A plan pending in the California legislature that promoters say is necessary so people with same-sex inclinations don’t hear messages challenging them has now gotten the attention of Gov. Mike Huckabee.
May 14, 2018, 9:29 AM
The Public Religion Research Institute has released findings from its largest ever survey of Americans religious and denominational affiliations, reporting that white evangelicals continue to decline as a share of the total population.
May 14, 2018, 9:25 AM
The California Assembly discussed Thursday a bill that would replace Abraham Lincoln or George Washington’s birthday with International Socialist Workers’ Day as a paid holiday.
May 11, 2018, 12:22 PM
A new viral YouTube video shows parents discussing with their young children a range of complex concepts related to gender identity, such as calling a transgender child "they/them" and telling confused boys that even though they have a "weiner" they can be a girl too.
May 11, 2018, 11:43 AM
Despite several massive public protests -- including threats of death, rape and arson -- a Michigan pastor said an ongoing workshop to help homosexuals convert to a straight lifestyle would remain in place.
May 11, 2018, 7:03 AM
The Trump administration is reportedly looking to strengthen religious freedom protections for Christian and other faith-based colleges and universities that receive federal tax dollars.
May 10, 2018, 12:26 PM
A workshop at Texas Tech University offers transgender individuals the chance to “work on vocal presentation,” with speech pathologists mostly focusing on helping men who believe they are women develop “feminine pitch and feminine qualities” for their voices.
May 10, 2018, 12:12 PM
America’s colleges and universities have descended into madness, but just when you think they can’t sink any lower, they surprise you – they haven’t reached bottom yet.
May 10, 2018, 9:28 AM
A Texas art teacher who was suspended for discussing her sexual orientation filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the school district for discrimination.
May 9, 2018, 10:49 AM
A Catholic university in Davenport, Iowa recently opened a prayer space dedicated to Islamic worship, honoring the legacy of a deceased professor of the school who taught a world religions class.
May 9, 2018, 6:54 AM
Tommy Hilfiger proclaimed that his inspiration for the Met Gala Monday was “In the name of the father, the son and Holy Spirit,” USA Today reported.
May 9, 2018, 6:50 AM
Students at Fordham University recently hosted a production of “The Vagina Monologues” that did not require presenters to have … a vagina. It’s the latest among several student productions that have amended the venerable play to be more inclusive to biological men who identify as women.
May 8, 2018, 12:42 PM
A band of young courageous ex-gays and ex-transgenders from around the United States converged on the Nation’s Capital on the weekend to proclaim in public the freedom they have found by having a relationship with Jesus Christ.