The dividing line: Should the directive banning discrimination based on sexual orientation among federal contractors contain a religious exemption?
In today's Republican Party, a number of factors have forged a new religious identity that supersedes familiar old categories.
Opinion: Immigrants will continue to live in fear of deportation and companies will continue to be afraid of the now-widespread "silent raids."
Opinion: How does any war get the name "good"? And how does such a name stick for 70 years?
A coalition of critics is urging Obama to drop the practice of permitting religious groups to hire and fire based on a person's faith when they receive federal money.
I can't believe that President Barack Obama is sending in 300 military "advisers" into Iraq. What is he thinking?
The debate of whether children who crossed the U.S. border alone pose a humanitarian crisis or an immigration challenge shapes the U.S. response.
Opinion: The minimum wage should be a living wage, providing low-wage workers with what they need to rise out of poverty and care for their families. That is justice.
Grace on the Margins: Regular beachgoers know the gifts the sea offers. But it's important to remember that the ocean also provides us with the gift of life.
Another school shooting has taken place, this time in Oregon. This map shows that they have been taking place in every corner of our country. In fact, a total of 74 school shootings have happened since the tragic December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.