While 1 in five people practice Islam internationally, a Pew Research survey in 2010 found that about half of Americans are able to correctly identify the Quran and Ramadan as associated with Islam. Another Pew survey in 2007 revealed that 58 percent of Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam’s practices, and often, what they do know […]
Read a June 30, 2014, article from CNN about President Obama’s action on immigration policy issues in the wake of the 2013-14 surge in migrant children at the United States’ southern border.
Read a June 27, 2014, article from Bloomberg View about national developments in immigration policy in the wake of the 2013-14 surge in migrant children at the United States’ southern border.
The New York Times maintains an archive of all its coverage on national immigration and emigration issues.
Religious freedom has become the broad catchphrase in today’s biggest culture war issues. The Obama administration’s contraception mandate is the latest example, as the Supreme Court ruled June 30 in favor of Hobby Lobby and another corporation that wanted to opt out of birth control coverage.
More than 30,000 Americans die each year from gun violence, yet gun control has not emerged as a significant agenda item for faith-based organizations seeking to affect public policy.
Read a June 10, 2009, Religion News Service story, “Southern Baptists look for cures to stagnation.”
Read a Nov. 16, 2012, MSNBC article about the ‘Evangelical Immigration Table.”