7 días: Codue insiste evangélicos boicotearán candidatos pro aborto y pro gay

Juan Enrique Taváres | 7 días (República Dominicana) SANTO DOMINGO (Rep. Dominicana).-El presidente del Consejo Dominicano de Unidad Evangélica (Codue), Fidel Lorenzo Merán, reiteró hoy que la iglesia asumirá “su …Continue reading »

Leader-Post: Fingas: Leveraging bigotry for quick political gains

Greg Fingas | The Leader-Post (Canada) A small number of Canadian women wear a niqab, a veil that covers the face except for the eyes in keeping with the Muslim …Continue reading »

Boston Globe: GOP field split on LGBT nondiscrimination acts

Nick Osborne | The Boston Globe (United States) Same-sex marriage may now be legal nationwide, but being fired because you are gay or transgender remains perfectly legal in a majority …Continue reading »

CBC: Canadians of all stripes oppose face coverings at citizenship ceremonies: Vote Compass

CBC News (Canada) Canadians right across the political spectrum are opposed to immigrants being allowed to wear facial coverings during the citizenship ceremony, according to the latest results from Vote …Continue reading »

NBC News: Analysis: Ben Carson, the Constitution and a Muslim President

Pete Williams | NBC News (United States) Could there be a more ironic backdrop to the debate over Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s comments about Islam and the presidency? It …Continue reading »

Iowa State Daily: Republicans try to win over religious conservatives in Des Moines

Alex Hanson | Iowa State Daily (United States) Just shy of four months until Iowa’s precinct caucuses, Republican candidates for president flocked to the state once again this weekend — …Continue reading »

CBC: Niqab ban at citizenship ceremonies unlawful, as Ottawa loses appeal

CBC News (Canada) The federal government has lost its appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down a ban on wearing niqabs at citizenship ceremonies. Three justices on the …Continue reading »

The Tyee: Stephen Harper’s Covert Evangelicalism

Andrew Nikiforuk | The Tyee (Canada) Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s love-in with Israel’s right-wing government provides more insight on the influence of his religious views on public policy — and …Continue reading »

Globe and Mail: The tricky religious debate over assisted death

LORNA DUECK | The Globe and Mail (Canada) A most polarizing issue needing political leadership has yet to make the election campaign trail, but recently Canada’s doctors reminded us that …Continue reading »

La Prensa: Zafarrancho en elección de delegados para junta nominadora de sociedad civil

La Prensa (Honduras) En medio de un turbulento proceso, la sociedad civil eligió ayer a sus representantes a la Junta Nominadora que seleccionará a los aspirantes de la nueva Corte …Continue reading »

Vanity Fair: Meet the Young Republicans Fighting Their Party on Gay Rights

Kia Makarechi | Vanity Fair (United States) Given the behavior of some of its current presidential candidates, you’d be forgiven for assuming that the Republican Party is a haven for …Continue reading »