Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers’ new bill aimed at eliminating state property tax exemptions for religious organizations is set for review by the Legislature's Revenue Committee Friday.
The new contraception mandate will benefit millions of women across the nation, and we should applaud the Obama administration for advancing the health and wellness of our country.
The Supreme Court broadened all religious organizations' rights to discriminate... That means churches can discriminate based on race, age, sex, disability, national origin -- you name it.
The recent Pew Report, "Lobbying for the Faithful: Religious Advocacy Groups in Washington, DC," may prompt commentary. Hopefully, people will realize its figures are way out of whack.
Hearing these ideas on the same weekend the debt crisis was being fought, it seemed more pertinent than ever to me that religious groups become more empowered to step into the public space where the government can no longer.
If you question the need for this kind of evangelization, remember the growing power of social and digital media to reach the young and the not-so-young.
The truth is that H.R. 3 breaks sharply with longstanding federal abortion policy in ways that could significantly impact people's health insurance and set a precedent that jeopardizes funding for many faith-based organizations.