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Abortion opponents who've become used to giving orders to Kansas lawmakers on the exact wording of new restrictions are stymied now that they face compromising to get a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution on the ballot.

Despite their messages and their ads, few Americans see the Democratic presidential candidates as very religious, according to a survey released Thursday (Feb. 27) by Pew Research Center.

For a Supreme Court that says it has an allergy to politics, the next few months might require a lot of tissues, as it is poised to make decisions in cases dealing with President Donald Trump's tax and other financial records, abortion, LGBT rights, immigration, guns, church-state relations, and the environment..

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar may have come in third in the New Hampshire Democratic primary on Tuesday (Feb. 11), but the Minnesota native managed to best her competitors among at least one group: voters who regularly attend religious services.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In a state where betting on the Kentucky Derby is seen as a rite of passage, efforts to legalize wagering on other sports have barely gotten out of the starting gate.

(RNS) — Utah senator and Republican Mitt Romney has declared his intention to vote to convict President Donald Trump of abuse of power, explaining he is compelled to do so in part by his faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Donald Trump delivered a State of the Union address peppered with religious references and ideas on Tuesday evening (Feb. 4) that evoked old (and contested) religious ideas and catered directly to conservative Christians who make up his base of support.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charity watchdogs for years have raised concerns about the blurred lines between for-profit businesses tied to Jay Sekulow, one of President Donald Trump’s lead attorneys during the impeachment trial, and the complex web of non-profit entities he and his family control.

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump doesn’t lack for strong speakers. But only one voice at the trial speaks to senators-turned-jurors about the values behind their actions — and keeps his focus on God.