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Jul 03 2022
The most recent Supreme Court term ended with a number of significant decisions that placed limits on the federal government’s regulatory powers.
Some recent consequential decisions include giving states the power to pass laws that criminalize abortions, overturning New York’s concealed-carry law for handguns, and weakening the separation between church and state. Many analysts notedAssociated Press Fact Check Axios Fox News (Online News)
Mar 29 2023
After Monday's school shooting in Nashville that left seven people dead, sources across the spectrum moved to defend different groups.
For Context: The LGBTQ+ and Christian communities are the subject of analysis following the shooting. Police identified the shooter, 28-year-old Audrey Hale, as transgender. The shooting happened at a Christian elementary school that Hale once attended.NBC News (Online) Newsweek Fox News (Online News)
Dec 05 2022
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a Christian business owner's challenge to a Colorado anti-discrimination law.
The Debate: The Colorado law mandates that people enjoy the "full and equal" service of all public business regardless of "disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, or ancestry." TheLGBTQ Nation BBC News Washington Times
Dec 01 2022
The Senate voted 61-36 Tuesday to pass the Respect for Marriage Act. Twelve Republican senators joined the 50 Democrats to advance the bill that would codify same-sex and interracial marriage on a federal level. The bipartisan coalition that pushed forward the bill came about as a result of balancing the Democratic effort to enshrine marriage equality into law with the Republican effort toCNN (Online News) Axios Reason
Oct 21 2020
Pope Francis called for the creation of civil union laws for same-sex couples in a new documentary screened at the Rome Film Festival on Wednesday: “What we have to create is a civil union law. That way, they are legally covered. I stood up for that.” Francis also said that "[homosexuals] have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out, or be made miserable because of it.” The CatholicBuzzFeed News Reuters The Daily Wire
Nov 03 2022
A coalition of right-wing and religious parties won a majority in Israel’s recent elections, paving the way for Benjamin Netanyahu to return as prime minister.
For Context: Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid conceded to Netanyahu and wished him success, saying, “The state of Israel comes before any political consideration.” However, Lapid’s liberal Yesh Atid party gained seats, makingCNN (Online News) The Jerusalem Post Fox News (Online News)
Jul 17 2020
Several instances of Black celebrities making anti-Semitic remarks have started new conversations about anti-Semitism in Hollywood and popular culture, and efforts to gain religious equality and mutual respect alongside a nationwide racial justice movement. Several celebrities, most notably TV host Nick Cannon, have recently made comments disparaging the Jewish community and glorifying NationThe Hollywood Reporter The Daily Signal CNN (Online News)
Jun 02 2020
Media coverage of President Donald Trump's Monday appearance at St John's Episcopal Church in Washington D.C. has differed greatly along partisan lines.
Coverage from many left-rated outlets and some center-rated outlets focused more on the purportedly excessive use of tear gas, flash bang grenades and other crowd control measures to clear the protesters prior to the president'sAssociated Press Vox The Federalist
Dec 21 2019
Christianity Today, one of the largest evangelical Christian publications in the country, endorsed the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Thursday. In a controversial editorial written by retiring Editor-in-Chief Mark Galli, the magazine called the Republican "profoundly immoral" and urged its religious readers to "remember who you are and whom you serve."
Outlets on both sides ofNew York Times (News) Breitbart News Associated Press
Nov 23 2016
Perspectives BlogEvery year around this time, but especially this year, we think about how holiday gatherings sometimes devolve into bitter arguments about political matters. If your family chooses not to talk about politics, there's advice for staying away from controversial topics. If you do end up talking about the election, either accidentally or on purpose, we have tips in our blog. (If you're anything like John Gable, AllSides Co-founder