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What Happens Next in the 20 States That Still Ban Gay Marriage?
Originally Posted: 10/07/2014 - 3:35pm | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court’s decision to sit out the legal battle over same-sex marriage will — for now, at least — leave the future of laws prohibiting gays and lesbians from marrying in the hands of lower state and f ...

The Gospel According to George McGovern
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 9:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert G. Duffett The peacemaking bomber pilot (and son of the evangelical church) offers a model political vision for young Christians t ...

Shariah 101: What Is It and Why Do States Want to Ban It?
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 4:13pm | Type: Blog

North Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill to prohibit judges from considering “foreign laws” in their decisions, but nearly everyone agrees that “foreign laws” really means Shariah, or Islamic law. ...

The Selling of the Sacred: Pe’ Sla, Colonialism and Christianity
Originally Posted: 08/27/2012 - 11:23am | Type: Blog

Recently the owners of a large tract of land in South Dakota began looking to sell their property. The problem is that the land that they own is Pe’ Sla, land sacred to the Lakota Native American people. ...