A Maryland county is offering churches a way out of a state tax that charges them for paved surfaces on their properties: preach on environmentalism instead.
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By Herb Scribner - Deseret News
Bill Cosby's fall from the top of TV love isn't the first time a TV dad had a darker side. Published November 20, 2014
The vice president of the U.S. bishops conference has said that charitable immigration reform must address the needs of both legal and illegal immigrants, encouraging the latter to come forward and receive help.
A Planet Fitness in Deltona, Florida, asked a 70-year-old man to remove his pro-life shirt or leave when an offended customer complained about its message.
Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but - and here's something you can be truly thankful for - it probably won't empty your wallet.
Arkansas Supreme Court justices questioned Thursday whether banning gay marriage is constitutional just because voters approved it a decade ago, even if the restriction conflicts with rights outlined in the state's constitution.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that it won't reconsider its earlier ruling that a 2012 Mississippi abortion law is unconstitutional.
Chuck Norris fears the country is heading down "a slippery slope" after a Maryland school district decided to wipe its calendar clean of all religious holidays.
A bid to maintain South Carolina's man-woman marriage law ended Thursday when the Supreme Court declined to continue a stay blocking same-sex nuptials.
Graco baby product manufacturer recalled almost 5 million of its strollers on Thursday following 11 complaints that infant riders suffered finger injuries from the fold-lock hinges — including six that said the babies' fingertips were amputated.
Holiday shoppers worried about inadvertently supporting left-wing causes when buying that turkey or computer game, take heart: There's an app for that.
Decrying the lack of "transparency" about abortion coverage in health care plans, pro-life groups are asking consumers to visit a new, privately operated website to see which insurance plans cover abortion, which do not, and which are "unknown" on the issue.
Clergy representing Christians, Jews and Muslims met Wednesday near the Jerusalem synagogue where five people died in a grisly Palestinian attack to plead for tolerance amid spiking regional tensions.
The state has spent more than $103,000 to defend a lawsuit that overturned Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage, and it would spend more than triple that amount if it has to pay plaintiffs' legal costs.
In response to evidence that hundreds of taxpayer-subsidized health care plans under Obamacare include abortion coverage, pro-life groups are using a Capitol Hill press briefing Thursday to launch a new website aimed at making clear which plans will pay for the procedure.
Barilla pasta maker — the Italian company that a year ago said gays could "go eat another brand" if they disagreed with the firm's traditional family values — has now done a 180 and touts a new gay-friendly culture that even includes a lesbian couple on its website to promote family dinners.
Grammy nominated singer Shanice and “One on One” actor and comedian Flex Anderson were living the dream: family, fortune, fame. But it all crumbled beneath them when the police evicted Shanice and their children in 2010.
Looking to keep the kids entertained during long holiday car rides or dinners? Tell all your gift-buying elves to wrap up a book.
Pope Francis will meet with autistic children and their families in a bid to help raise awareness and end the stigma and isolation of people living with autism spectrum disorders.
A federal plan to permit gay and bisexual men to donate blood — after a year of sexual abstinence — is panned by many groups, but was endorsed Tuesday by news editors at one media company.
Brittany Maynard's mother is responding angrily to criticism from the Vatican of Maynard's decision to end her life early under an Oregon law written to let terminally ill patients die on their own terms.
Organizers of the World Meeting of Families for months were coy when asked if Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia for the massive Roman Catholic-sponsored gathering.
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