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Religious Conservatives

No One Cares About Your Damn Religion

Larry Womack | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Larry Womack

Was the Christian God cool with slavery? Slave owners sure thought so -- and had plenty of Biblical canon to support it. Abolitionists disagreed. Did God want women to vote? Not according to anti-suffragists. Suffragists were convinced otherwise.

Hey, MPAA: Give Philomena a PG-13

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a charming and moving little film, starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. It tells the true story of an Irish woman who, as a teen, became pregnant and was forced into the Magdalene Sisters' care.

Should We Care if Marriage Disappears?

Nigel Barber | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Nigel Barber

Marriage seems to be on the way out in Europe but is slightly more resilient in this country -- at least for the middle class. What would it mean for our society if couples stopped marrying?

Katherine Bindley

The Rise Of The Religious Progressive

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.22.2013 | Religion

A new study has found that while the number of religious conservatives is still greater than that of progressives, the religious left may have a bette...

GOP Pitches Big Plan To Religious Conservatives

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Facing lingering tensions in his party, the chairman of the Republican National Committee urged religious conservatives Saturday to supp...

Katherine Bindley

Record Number Of Americans Claim No Religious Affiliation: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.14.2013 | Religion

The number of Americans who claim to have no religious affiliation is the highest it has ever been since data on the subject started being collected i...

What's Next For Religious Conservatives?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 11.08.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Mitt Romney failed in his bid to win the White House back for Republicans, but the biggest losers in Tuesday's voting may be Christian conservat...

Peter H. Stone

Mega Donors Bankrolling Massive Religious Conservative Anti-Obama Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter H. Stone | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

A conservative group led by longtime political activist Ralph Reed has budgeted $10 million for a major 2012 election push to turn out the religious r...

Conservatives' Selective Religious Outrage

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Howard Schweber

I am in agreement with the complaints of Romney, Santorum, Gingrich and Cardinal Dolan that freedom of religion in America is threatened. And I will take those complaints very seriously -- the instant they show signs of extending that freedom to any religion but their own.

Why Religious Conservatives Embrace The Language Of Religious War

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

I am no pacifist. Wars are necessary sometimes, whether of words or of military might. But religions don't look for wars where they don't exist, and they never thrive on military metaphors.

Why Conservatives Spend More on Cyber Porn

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
Nigel Barber

However much conservatives trumpet their sexual morality, they are not better than the rest of us. Indeed, the evidence suggests they are slightly worse.

Sam Stein

Trump Takes Aim At Cantor, Krauthammer, U.S. Foreign Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite earning a reputation for the red-meat jabs he takes at President Obama, there are occasions when Donald Trump will turn his guns...

Religious Liberty vs. Same-Sex Marriage: Is There Really A Conflict?

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 07.18.2011 | Religion
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

Chief among claims from opponents is that legalizing same-sex marriage will infringe on the religious freedom of those who oppose the practice on theological grounds.

Newt Gingrich Cements Ties To Religious Leaders

The Center for Public Integrity | Peter H. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone The Center for Public Integrity The political unit of a religious conservative group called Renewing American Leadership, whose ...

Is The Prophet A Founding Father?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

Muhammad cannot be kept out of Arab politics. The Westward-looking elites in the Arab world are secular -- even Saddam was secular -- but they hold power by brutal means.

The Faith of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Harden

When religion becomes a mere political instrument, the results are not pretty. But the positive influence of faith on American politics is a historical fact. King's life proves it.

Why I'm Bullish on Sarah Palin's Prospects

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

Each conservative politician who ends up caught in the men's room with a male prostitute or in Argentina with a soul mate, only makes Palin's authenticity more powerful.