The wife of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini testified before a congressional commission March 15 in an effort to secure the release of her husband, who is imprisoned in Iran.
The North Dakota legislature has passed bills that will ban abortion beyond six weeks of pregnancy, as well as for fetal abnormalities and sex selection.
Republican Senator Rob Portman has made a stunning flip on same-sex marriage, saying his son's homosexuality has forced him to rethink his position.
Writing in the Washington Post, Michael Gerson mocked Senator Rand Paul's worldview and his filibuster.
Multiculturalism, like the caste system, paints people into the corner where they happened to have been born. But at least the caste system does not claim to benefit those at the bottom.
Pope Francis' track record of defending life and traditional marriage has conservative, Christian, and pro-family leaders optimistic that he will provide crucial leadership to all Christians on moral issues facing the Church.
Both the intellectuals' theory of genetic determinism as the reason for group differences in outcomes and their opposite theory of discrimination as the reason have created racial and ethnic polarization. So has the idea that it must be one or the other.
Using a "truth serum" to determine whether or not the Aurora, Colorado shooter James Holmes was sane or not at the time of the shooting is more likely to obfuscate and delay the trial rather than clarify and expedite it.
The 115 cardinal-electors of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church, meeting in conclave for the second day on March 13, elected Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to become the church’s 266th pope.
A new policy approved by the Chicago Public Schools will require students to participate in sex education instruction, beginning in kindergarten.