Religion News on the Web
Selected religion-related news from around the Web
May 09, 2013
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: The Pentagon's problem with Proselytizing
In early April, Army Reserve soldiers in Pennsylvania were told in a redeployment briefing that evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics were "extremists," the same category as al Qaeda.
May 03, 2013
- The Boston Globe
Boston Globe: Same-sex marriage approved in Rhode Island
As more than 1,000 ecstatic supporters looked on, Governor Lincoln Chafee on Thursday signed legislation making Rhode Island the 10th state in the nation to permit gays and lesbians to wed, and establishing gay marriage as the law of the land throughout all of New England.
May 01, 2013
- The New York Times
NYT: U.S. to defend age limits on morning-after pill sales
The Obama administration moved Wednesday to keep girls under 15 from having over-the-counter access to morning-after pills, as the Justice Department filed a notice to appeal a judge’s order that would make the drug available without a prescription for girls and women of all ages.
April 30, 2013
- The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philly Inquirer: Abortion brewing as Corbett campaign issue
No doubt the 2014 race for Pennsylvania governor will contain plenty of debate about jobs, jobs, and jobs. That's no surprise, since the economy ranks at the top of the list of issues state voters tell pollsters they care about most.