Tag : US politics
Serene Jones title : 'Religious Left' Surfaces as US Political Power, Prompted by Trump Presidency
summary : Rev. Serene Jones, president of New York's Union Theological Seminary, said monthly lectures on social justice are drawing crowds three times the size they did prior to the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president.
date : Mar 28, 2017 10:56 AM EDT
title : United Nations Ambassador Nominee Nikki Haley Willing to Support 'Anything We Can Do to Keep from Having Abortions'
summary : As Trump's chosen ambassador, Haley's desire to limit abortion-accessibility on an international level is inflaming concern among those who perceive abortive services to be an entitlement. Haley, however, contends for alternative options: "I am strongly pro-life, so anything we can do to keep from having abortions, or to keep them from not knowing what is available, I will support."
date : Jan 20, 2017 10:59 AM EST
title : Inauguration Day Preparation: Reasons to Pray and Praise
summary : As people are preparing for Inauguration Day---some with rejoicing, others in seeming sackcloth and ashes---one fact becomes clear: amid all of the performance rejections and media criticism abounding, this is a controversial and exciting time, to be sure. And perhaps that's an understatement. To the Christian, however, there is never a time devoid of comfort. For those whose eyes are fixed pessimistically, I hope to avert your focus just a bit more.
date : Jan 19, 2017 04:55 PM EST
115th Congress title : Faith-Based Politics: How Many US Politicians Truly Believe in Christianity and in What Form?
summary : Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life staffers released a new study that indicates one of two vastly different realities: either "a profound theological dissonance" exists between American people and those they elect as their representatives in Congress, or "a great number of those representatives lie to people who take surveys," proposes Charles P. Pierce, lead political blogger for Esquire.
date : Jan 05, 2017 02:03 PM EST
Republican 2016 Presidential Candidates title : Republican Presidential Candidates Prepare for First Debate on Fox News; ‘Big Issues’ Will be Focus
summary : Presidential candidates from the Republican Party are preparing for the first televised debate, which is scheduled to air Thursday on Fox News Channel. Some of them engaged in a practice run on Monday.
date : Aug 05, 2015 04:28 AM EDT
Donald Trump title : Donald Trump Defends Comments on Sen. John McCain’s War Hero Status, Veterans: ‘I will fight for them’
summary : Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to generate controversy in the American political landscape, this time directing his harsh remarks over Arizona Sen. John McCain and his status as a war hero. Despite the public backlash, the businessman has refused to apologize and wrote an op-ed defending his position, highlighting the plight of U.S. military veterans.
date : Jul 20, 2015 12:47 PM EDT
Donald Trump title : Donald Trump Goes Above the Fray in Latest GOP Poll; Ben Carson Admits ‘All Things are Possible’
summary : The crowded run for the Republican presidential nomination has taken another wild turn as real estate mogul Donald Trump leads the field in a new poll. His opponent, Dr. Ben Carson, has sided with him on certain issues in the past.
date : Jul 14, 2015 11:06 PM EDT
Revenge Porn title : Google Takes Steps to Remove ‘Revenge Porn’ from Search Results as Rep. Jackie Speier Tackles Problem
summary : Internet search giant Google has announced that it will honor requests to scrub sexually explicit content commonly known as “revenge porn” from its search results that were posted online without consent. In addition, a House member from California is about to propose legislation to tackle the problem at the federal level.
date : Jun 19, 2015 06:41 PM EDT
Church and Politics title : Regina Nippert: Church Will Die Whenever Christianity and Politics Mix
summary : There are many Christians in the United States who rely on their faith in God in making decisions related to politics. However, columnist Regina Nippert argued that mixing Christianity and politics could end up killing the church altogether.
date : Jun 06, 2015 12:28 AM EDT