‘War On Christmas’ Apparently Now Being Fought With Coffee Cups

You may not be aware, but your local Starbucks is the new front in the ‘War On Christmas.’

Supreme Court To Hear Another Round Of ObamaCare Birth Control Mandate Cases

The Supreme Court is diving back into the debate over the PPACA’s birth control coverage mandate.

Ben Carson’s Odd Relationship With Truth

As Ben Carson rises in the polls, it’s worth noting his many examples of having what can only be called a very odd relationship with truth and the basic facts of history.

Boehner Resignation Tied to Papal Visit?

WaPo’s Robert Costa reveals an emotional reaction by the Speaker to the papal visit to Congress.

Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Is Now A Republican

She’s where she’ belongs.

Of Course the Pope is Political

When did “politics” become a dirty word?

Kim Davis Basically Surrenders In Same-Sex Marriage Fight

Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis says she won’t interfere in the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

California Legislature Passes Bill Legalizing Physician Assisted Suicide

California’s legislature has approved a bill that would legalize physician assisted suicide in the nation’s largest state.

Vast Majority Of Americans Oppose Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis’s Actions

A new poll shows that the vast majority of Americans oppose Kim Davis’s refusal to follow the law, even while some Republican candidates rally behind her.

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Released From Jail, But She May Not Be Free For Long

Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis is being released from jail, but it may end up being a very short reprieve.

Oregon Judge Refusing To Perform Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A trial court Judge in Oregon is the latest public official to refuse to do his job.

Republican Candidates Rally Around Lawbreaker Kim Davis, Trample All Over The Rule Of Law

Most of the Republican candidates for President would rather support a lawbreaker than the Rule of Law. The American people should judge them accordingly.

Kentucky Clerk Found In Contempt And Jailed For Refusal To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kimberly Davis was found in contempt of court and jailed for her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Kentucky Clerk Loses Another Argument Over Refusal To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

The Supreme Court has denied a Kentucky Clerk’s request to stay a ruling requiring her to comply with the law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Boy Scouts End Ban On Gay Scout Leaders

A long standing policy against gay Scout Leaders has been repealed.

Kentucky Clerk Sued For Refusing To Issue Licenses For Same-Sex Marriages

A County Clerk in Kentucky is being sued because she thinks she can refuse to do her job and still keep that job.

Pope Francis Writes On The Environment, And Many People Miss The Point

Pope Francis’s new encyclical isn’t exactly being received positively by American conservatives, because they seem to be missing the point.

New Michigan Law Allows Religious Adoption Agencies To Discriminate Against Gay Couples

A new Michigan law allows religious-affiliated adoption agencies to turn away parents for religious reasons, and it seems fairly obvious what the target is in this case.

Minnesota Archbishop Resigns In Wake Of Criminal Charges Over Sex Abuse

The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has resigned in the wake of criminal charges for covering up sexual abuse of children.

New North Carolina Law Allows Government Employees To Refuse To Do Their Job

A new North Carolina law allows government employees to decline to perform their jobs by claiming it violates their “religious liberty.”

Minnesota Archdiocese Faces Criminal Charges For Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been charged criminally for its role in covering up sexual abuse of children by Priests.

Americans Are Becoming More Liberal On Social Issues

A new poll shows that Americans have moved to the left on a wide variety of social issues.

D.C. Metro Bans All Political Ads Rather Than Run Mohammed Cartoon Poster

The agency that runs Washington D.C.’s mass transit has banned all political ads after Pamela Gellar attempted to run an advertisement featuring a drawing of Mohammed.

Supreme Court Sides With Muslim Woman In Religious Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who was refused a job because of her hijab.

Marco Rubio Thinks That Gay Marriage Is A Threat To ‘Religious Liberty’

Marco Rubio seems to be in lockstep with the extreme social conservatives when it comes to same-sex marriage.

Marine Fighting for Right to Post Bible Verses in Violation of Direct Orders

A woman discharged from the Marine Corps for violating multiple direct orders is fighting to the highest military court.

Americans Becoming Less Christian And Less Religious, Survey Says

A new survey shows that Americans are becoming less Christian, and less religious overall.

Pope Francis Speaks The Truth About The Armenian Genocide, Turks Get Predictably Upset

Unlike most world leaders, Pope Francis is wiling to call a genocide a genocide.

Majority Of Americans Oppose ‘Religious Freedom’ Laws

A new poll suggests that the American public does not support laws that give religious exemptions to businesses that want to discriminate based on sexual orientation.

Louisiana Set To Become The Next ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Battleground

A bill pending in Louisiana seems likely to become the next national focus in the debate between marriage equality and claims of ‘religious freedom.’

Indiana Legislature To Vote On Revised RFRA Addressing Discrimination Concerns

Indiana’s RFRA will be amended to address most of the concerns of its opponents. That counts as a victory.

Francis to Follow Benedict, Predicts Short Papacy

Pope Francis says he expects to serve only a short period and plans to follow his predecessor’s example of retiring rather than waiting to die in office.

ISIS is What it Says it Is

The Atlantic has a fascinating cover story by Graeme Wood titled “What ISIS Really Wants.”

Denmark Terror Attacks and Machine-Gun Censorship

Yet another attack on religious freedom in Europe.

Today in Grand Irony

The same-sex marriage battle is on in Alabama

Pope: Don’t Breed Like Rabbits. Or Use Birth Control.

Pope Francis continues his world tour and has issued a paradox from his private jet.

Pope Francis: One Cannot Make Fun of Faith

Pope Francis has earned a reputation as a liberal in comparison to recent predecessors but he’s no liberal.

Next Charlie Hebdo Cover Has Muhammad Saying ‘Je suis Charlie’

Their editor and nine colleagues dead, their offices destroyed, the newspaper is not missing a beat.

Charlie Hebdo Suspects Dead After Dual Standoffs

The men responsible for the Charlie Hebdo massacre are dead, but the problems for France, and the rest of Europe, may just be at the beginning.

Catholic League President Blames Charlie Hebdo Publisher for Own Death

Bill Donohue rightly condemns insulting Muslims—but goes way too far.

Terror Attack Kills 11 at French Satirical Newspaper Charlie Hebdo

At least 11 are dead and 10 wounded in an attack on free expression.

American Cardinal Critical Of Pope Francis Demoted

Vatican politics is older than American politics, and can be just as entertaining.

Pope Francis’s Remarks On The Big Bang Are Nothing New For The Catholic Church

Pope Francis restates something the Catholic Church has taught for a long time and, again, the American media thinks its something new and revolutionary.

Idaho City Backs Down In Dispute With Ministers Over Same-Sex Marriage

The City of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho will not force two Christian ministers to open their wedding chapel business to same-sex wedding ceremonies.

Idaho Ministers Threatened With Jail For Refusing To Perform Same-Sex Wedding Ceremonies

A collision between marriage equality and religious liberty, but it seems clear that religious liberty should win this one.

Houston Backs Down On Subpoenas Directed At Pastors Opposing Gay Rights Law

A not surprising outcome to a move that have had motives entirely unconnected to litigation.