Miles Merrell

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Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Donald Trump

Taking Back Christianity From The Religious Right

Very little in the actual teaching put forward by Jesus would support the political philosophy of the Christian right in 21st-century America.<p>Since …

Faith

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Donald Trump

There's a comeuppance ahead for Christians who have traded faith for power

This Advent season, while watching Donald Trump in front of a garishly green-and-red banner which proclaims “Make America Great Again,” take the …

Faith

EXCLUSIVE: Colorado Baker Asked to Make ‘Birthday Cake’ for Satan

The Christian baker in Colorado who was sued for declining to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding reception received a strange request last …

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M, Agrees to Return Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

The arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby will pay $3 million to settle a federal case over smuggled Iraqi antiquities it bought to demonstrate its "passion for the Bible."<p>The Oklahoma-based retailer also agreed to forfeit thousands of clay artifacts it bought in 2010 — an acquisition that prosecutors …

Hobby Lobby

Funeral home refused to cremate gay man, lawsuit alleges

<b>(CNN) —</b> A gay man is suing a funeral home in Mississippi, alleging that it refused to cremate his husband because it did not "deal with their kind."<p>John "Jack" Zawadski, 82, and his nephew filed a lawsuit against the Picayune Funeral Home's owners seeking damages for breach of contract and …

LGBTQI
LGBTQI

Social Conservatives Make Last-Minute Push to Defund Planned Parenthood

Social conservative leaders were jubilant in the White House Rose Garden on Monday morning as they watched their top political prize, newly minted …

Planned Parenthood

With new policy, Trump administration puts undocumented immigrants on notice

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions today outlined the Trump administration’s tough approach on immigration during a visit to the …

Immigration

An Ohio Mother With No Criminal Record Has Been Deported

Maribel Trujillo-Diaz was deported after a federal court last week denied a last ditch effort to stop her deportation to Mexico.<p>An undocumented mother of four US citizen children with no criminal history was deported Wednesday after numerous attempts and appeals to stop her removal.<p>Last week, the …

Immigration

Bill O'Reilly Is Taking a Vacation Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly announced on his show Tuesday evening that he will be taking a vacation, adding that he scheduled the trip …

Sexual Harassment

Texas bill allows recusals for issuing gay marriage licenses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Legislators in the nation's largest conservative state of Texas sought Tuesday to chip away at the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, voting to let county judges and other elected officials recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses if they have …

LGBTQI

North Carolina Republicans File Bill to Ban Same-Sex Marriage

Three Republican lawmakers have filed a bill seeking to outlaw same-sex marriage within North Carolina.<p>House Bill 780, otherwise known as the “Uphold …

LGBTQI