Guest Voices: supreme court


Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/10/2012

A holy impatience: Supreme Court must right a great wrong on marriage

Now is the time for the court to act, not wait when it takes up same-sex marriage cases, says theologian.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 11/27/2012

In Christmas wars, it’s all or nothing

Atheists are employing a new strategy to challenge the presence of religion in the public square.

By Charles C. Haynes  |  06:44 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Seminary president: Faith leaders, it’s time to overturn Citizens United

Faith leaders across the country are advocating for reform, calling out unchecked money in elections.

By Katharine Rhodes Henderson  |  06:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Religious implications of N.Y. federal appeals court striking down DOMA

Decision says religious institutions will be free to act according to their beliefs, says a Wash. pastor.

By J. Manny Santiago  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 07/08/2012

John Roberts as Judas? The religion and politics of betrayal.

The term “Judas” is being used in American politics today to describe perceptions of betrayal and counter-betrayal.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  09:15 PM ET, 07/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Supreme Court’s health ruling: ‘I felt a sense of relief and satisfaction’

I reflected back upon my 20 years in elected office and my deep conviction that every citizen has a right to private health insurance to protect their families from the financial devastation that unexpected illness or injury can cause.

By Bart Stupak  |  12:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Nuns celebrate Affordable Care Act victory, but healthcare battles on Capitol Hill will continue

Decades of lobbying, organizing and writing about health care had led to this historic day.

By Sister Simone Campbell  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Health care’s messy morality: What’s next for Christians as the Affordable Care Act survives?

It’s time to think without illusions regarding the state’s capacities about how we can be Good Samaritans.

By Matthew J. Franck  |  11:10 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 04/24/2012

The Supreme Court’s immigration hearing: Human dignity not up for debate

The federal government is in the best position to balance competing goals of enforcing of immigration laws while respecting human dignity.

By Jose H. Gomez  |  08:22 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)