Zogby has released a new poll today which found large majorities of Americans supporting tougher immigration laws to deal with the millions of illegal aliens in the United States. 79% do not believe illegal aliens are entitled to the same rights as U.S. citizens, and 2/3 want their congressional representatives to pass tougher immigration measures.
The religious freedoms of military chaplains and service members are at risk if the Obama administration repeals the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, conservative and evangelical leaders warned on Wednesday. Already, some Christian chaplains have threatened to leave their posts if the Pentagon’s policy on gay service members is overturned.
I know Al Gore has told us that the science of global warming is “settled” and that there is “consensus” in the scientific community about his religion, er, science. But such assertions are just a few light-years off from the truth. Former NASA climate scientist Dr. Roy Spencer says climate legislation is more about grabbing power than science, and that human contributions of CO2 may actually be beneficial.
Less than a week after Franklin Graham was disinvited from the Pentagon prayer event, the evangelist faces another attempt to remove him from a National Day of Prayer observation. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a group that is widely accused of having ties to terrorists, has called on congressional sponsors of the National Day of Prayer event on Capitol Hill to rescind Graham’s invitation to speak at the May 6 gathering.
Some much-needed perspective on Arizona’s new law which empowers that state to deal with the illegal alien problem the federal government refuses to handle: the law mirrors existing federal law and provides the tools necessary for state and local authorities to do what the federal government refuses to do.
Though a majority of teens and young adults identify as Christian, a new study suggests that only 15 percent of them have personal relationships with Christ and are deeply committed. Most American “Millenials” – those born between 1980 and 1991 – don’t pray regularly. Few read their Bibles or other religious texts, and many don’t attend church on a weekly basis, according to a LifeWay Research study.
Kidnapping and criminal association charges against 10 U.S. Christians who tried to transport Haitian children out of the country to an orphanage have been dropped. However, the leader of the group of volunteers, Laura Silsby, still faces a charge of arranging irregular travel and will stand trial in Haiti, Judge Bernard Saint-Vil said Monday.