Attorney General Eric Holder added more fuel to the debate over the Obama administration's attitude toward upholding the law Monday when he said in an interview that state attorneys general are not obliged to defend laws they believe are discriminatory.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has defied Obama and other pro-gay Western nations, signing a law that stiffens penalties for homosexual acts.
The U.S. Supreme Court on February 24 declined to hear an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down an Arizona state law that would have disqualified abortion providers from receiving government funding through Medicaid.
A judge in the U.S. District Court in Detroit will decide if same-sex marriage is bad for children, following a hearing that will begin Tuesday on a civil suit brought by a lesbian couple seeking to marry and adopt each other's children.
An act to grant legal protection to business people who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings is in limbo after winning passage in the Arizona House of Representatives on Thursday.
A new report from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child focuses on the Catholic Church's pedophile priests, and also pushes for contraception and abortion.
John Short, an Australian Christian missionary, was questioned at his hotel in North Korea’s capital of Pyongyang on February 16, and then detained by law-enforcement officials. Authorities had questioned him about Christian writings translated into Korean that he had in his possession.
Belgium’s Chamber of Representatives voted on February 13 to pass a bill allowing children under 18 to request euthanasia with parental consent.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for February 17 - 23, 2014.