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By Meredith Somers - The Washington Times
Even as the Obama administration calls on nations to secure religious freedoms globally, advocates say the effort would get a boost with more action and leadership from the United States itself. Published October 29, 2014
Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced Wednesday that she will withdraw subpoenas aimed at five local pastors after a national firestorm during which she was accused of anti-religious intimidation and abuse of power.
A prominent atheist group has issued a complaint against an Alabama high school after its head football coach allowed two students and an adult to be baptized on the school's football field.
The director of North Dakota's only abortion clinic said Wednesday her staff would stop providing abortions with pills, but would continue offering surgical abortions.
A second parent has now come forward to claim their child received a Nation of Islam handout painting U.S. presidents as racists, after the school district denied the accusation from another parent.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has been inundated with between 500 and 1,000 Bibles in the days since she subpoenaed five faith leaders for their sermons to check for anti-gay, overly political rhetoric.
Liberal comedian and "Real Time" television host Bill Maher is facing some fire from within his own political ranks — from University of California-Berkeley students who said his views of Islam are "racist and bigoted" and that he shouldn't speak at the campus.
Pope Francis said the "Big Bang" theory isn't contrary to creationism -- that evolution and Bible teachings really do mix.
Apathy toward indecent, uncivil and immoral behavior has been the undoing of many a nation throughout history. Nations that replace a relationship with God with secular idols are quickly filled with individuals apathetic about how they treat others, and ultimately become countries marred by selfishness and greed.
A health adviser for a top global Catholic relief agency stressed the church's key efforts on the Ebola front in West Africa: helping people overcome panic and avert devastating social stigmas by providing accurate information.
Jackie Hill-Perry considers herself not merely an agent of change, but its embodiment as well.
A Republican candidate for state Senate in Washington is being attacked anonymously for his Catholic views through a cartoonish flier that says he "has always worn his church on his sleeve" and has best represented the people of "the Vatican."
Theodore Olson, the former solicitor general who famously argued in the Bush v. Gore presidential case, says it's too late for the nation to turn back the gay marriage clock -- the Supreme Court's failure to act has pretty much ushered in an era that's going to stick.
Former President Jimmy Carter said the federal government really doesn't have a role in ruling on gay marriage — that the issue should actually be left to the states to decide.
An Oklahoma City man has been arrested and sent for a mental evaluation after he crashed his car into a Ten Commandments monument outside the Capitol building and blamed the act on Satan.
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