Political and religious response to the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage ran the gamut from despair and anger to outright jubilation.
Polling shows that most Americans want their president to be religious. An atheist candidate does not — if you’ll excuse the pun — “have a prayer.”
Column: It doesn't matter that 2014 has barely begun: Let's talk the 2016 presidential race, starting with the potential Democratic candidates.
I heard the good news on NPR: Washington state's governor, Jay Inslee, announced he will not sign death warrants even though the death penalty is legal in his state. He said there have been "too many doubts raised about capital punishment, [and] there are too many flaws in this system today." That may be the understatement of the year.
Inslee joins Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in declaring what are in effect state moratoriums on the use of the death penalty.