USA Today: Republicans hope to find ‘missing’ evangelical voters

David Jackson | USA Today (United States) PLANO, Texas — From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: On Planned Parenthood, Beware of False Prophets

Marie Griffith | Religion & Politics (United States) “The Bible says, ‘Beware of false prophets,’” outgoing House Speaker John Boehner told Face the Nation host John Dickerson on September 27. …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 »

CNN: The Pope vs. the GOP

Manu Raju | CNN (United States) WASHINGTON (CNN) —Congressional Republicans hope Pope Francis leaves his liberal-leaning views at the Vatican. When he addresses a joint session of Congress Thursday during …Continue reading »

The Atlantic: America’s Autumn of Islamophobia

David A. Graham | The Atlantic (United States) The United States seems poised to follow up its summer of religious freedom with an autumn of Islamophobia. Last week, in New …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 »

RNS: Kim Davis emerges as lightning rod for religious freedom among some Republicans

David Jackson | Religion News Service (United States) Most Republican presidential candidates are backing Kim Davis, saying the imprisonment of the Kentucky county clerk for refusing to issue marriage licenses …Continue reading »

HuffPo: Christian Faith Is Not a Campaign Strategy

Susan M. Shaw | The Huffington Post (United States) With the 2016 presidential campaigns getting underway, we’re hearing a lot of talk about God, faith, and Christianity. In fact, in …Continue reading »

MSNBC: Cruz warns of ‘war on faith’ at religious freedom rally

Emma Margolin | MSNBC (United States) DES MOINES, Iowa – Over 2,500 people gathered at the Iowa Events Center here Friday night to rally for religious liberty – a fundamental …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 »