Iowa is on the verge of passing the strictest abortion ban in the United States, outlawing the procedure when a fetal heartbeat is detected, though some pro-life groups have said that they are disappointed that exceptions were allowed for cases of rape and incest.
A controversial mass based around the music and messages of pop-icon Beyoncé Knowles-Carter drew as many as 900 people to an Episcopal cathedral in San Francisco last week, up from around the 50 who usually attend weekday services.
A Colorado-based ministry is canceling an upcoming young adult conference in California due to uncertainty about pending legislation in that state banning goods and services that promote a biblical view of sexual identity.
Penn State’s homecoming committee has changed its policies for the 2018 Homecoming court to foster what it calls “diversity and gender inclusivity,” abolishing the titles of king and queen in favor of an unsexed “award.”
It should surprise no one that the Workers World Party is celebrating the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the father of socialism and communism. It might be a little strange that the self-described revolutionaries are holding the conference in New York the day after his actual birth on May 5, 1818.
In a Friday sermon delivered at the Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Ashraf Nusairat said that the notion that women do not have rights in Islam was introduced into Islamic countries by Western colonialism.
Disney has released photos of rainbow-colored Mickey Mouse ears ahead of Pride month in June. The ears, called 'Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love', feature a red hat with two rainbow-striped ears. The front of the hat features two Mickey Mouse hands that form a heart filled with rainbow colors.
The Trump administration plans to eliminate an Obama-era regulation that opponents say requires faith-based hospitals, insurance providers and doctors to perform, provide and cover gender-reassignment surgeries and procedures that violate their religious convictions.
The idea that biological sex is "assigned" at birth is being enshrined in the official curriculum of one of the nation's largest public school districts. Medical doctors and feminists maintain this is a case of an ideology endangering women and girls and an affront to science.
The Trump administration is seeking the dismissal of a suit alleging the nonprofit helmed by former president Jimmy Carter has used taxpayer funding to provide material support to international terrorist groups, including Hamas.
StandWithUS, the Israel educational organization, condemned a resolution passed by George Washington University’s student body on Monday calling for divestments from companies that do business with the Jewish state.