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Dec 25 2014
Only recently have I come to accept Christmas as a secular holiday. Because of my religious awakening in high school and the subsequent falling out I had with God in college, its symbols and stories were too freighted with meaning for me just to enjoy the pretty colors.
But I used to be a true believer. My parents made sure all five of their children were baptized and went to catechismSalon
Oct 30 2019
The pop star’s new album and film disrupt godless hedonism.
Halloween Week’s bedlam (demonic parades and gratuitous candy commercials and other occult celebrations in the media) confirm the millennium’s casual godlessness, so the release of Kanye West’s new album and film, both titled “Jesus Is King,” intrudes on that party. Its impact will be long-lasting.
West’s gospel revivalNational Review (News)
Dec 16 2020
At the center of the biblical allusion in the “Jericho March” on the National Mall Saturday – a rally of thousands of religious conservatives who met to protest and pray to #stopthesteal – is a revelation of God’s miraculous power in the conquest of a promised land.
And like the prophet Joshua, who fought the battle of Jericho with blasts of trumpets and shouts of soldiers, organizersChristian Science Monitor
Jun 28 2022
Over the past few weeks, the Supreme Court has made a number of decisions that many analysts believe weakens the separation between church and state.
On Monday, the six conservatives sitting on the Supreme Court sided with a Washington high school football coach who wanted to continue praying at midfield after games — concluding that he had a constitutional right to do so. The courtReuters CNN (Online News) The Federalist
May 15 2023
NATO ally Turkey’s historically tight presidential election will head to a runoff on May 28 after neither President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan nor his main opponent received over 50% of the vote on Sunday.
The Details: With 99% of votes counted on Monday, Erdoğan received 49.46% of the vote, and challenger Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu received 44.79%. Erdoğan has governed Turkey for two decades — asNBC News (Online) Fox News (Online News) Deutsche Welle
Apr 11 2021
On Friday night, the Supreme Court struck down California's limits on home-based worship meetings, saying it violated constitutional rights. The court's five conservative justices agreed to lift California restrictions that apply to in-home religious gatherings, while the court's three liberals and Chief Justice John Roberts would not have done so. Currently, most of the state limits indoorNPR (Online News) Washington Post Fox News (Online News)
Jan 09 2020
The United States is politically polarized — but perhaps not in the way you think. We tend to think of “polarization” as two competing red and blue tribes, each far away from the other in belief, values, and ideas, battling for political territory. Republican versus Democrat. Elephant versus donkey. Conservative versus liberal. In reality, American political polarization is much more complexJulie Mastrine
Feb 22 2023
Conservative entrepreneur and writer Vivek Ramaswamy announced his candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday.
The Details: Ramaswamy, 37, made the announcement on Tucker Carlson's (Right bias) Fox News program. He also told the New York Times (Lean Left bias) that his first act as president would be to repeal Executive Order 11246, which has requiredThe Hill The Daily Wire Associated Press
Dec 31 2020
n a speech to the Federalist Society in November, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito reiterated his concern that ‘in certain quarters, religious liberty is fast becoming a disfavored right’. Small wonder that the subject was on his mind. A week earlier, the Court had heard oral arguments in the latest religious-liberty case, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. In it, Catholic Social Services — oneThe American Spectator
Feb 27 2020
Authoritarianism versus libertarianism, localism versus globalism, traditionalism versus progressivism — bias is not just about left versus right.
The AllSides left-to-right media bias scale doesn’t tell the full story about political ideology. In fact, the words "liberal" and "conservative" don't tell the full story.
Our scale is a simplified representation of a complex arrayJulie Mastrine