The United Methodist Church will wrestle once more at its General Conference with the question of homosexuality. Will there be an accord? Will there be schism? Or will the issue return in another four years, as it has for the last four decades?
Religious freedom has become the broad catchphrase at the heart of today’s biggest culture war issues. Witness the latest dust-ups over Religious Freedom Restoration Act legislation in these two states.
The Center for Health and Gender Equity in Takoma Park, Md., monitors “the effects of U.S. international policies on the health and rights of women, girls, and other vulnerable populations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.”