In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, it’s important to keep the facts straight about the complexities of terrorism.
In the wake of last week’s Senate vote against legislation to prevent gun violence, Americans must remember that their efforts to reduce gun violence are a marathon, not a sprint.
Probing and honest conversation is key to fostering real understanding between people.
Despite claims by many conservatives and religious leaders, marriage has not always been a union between one man and one woman but over the years has embraced practices that even most strident marriage traditionalists might abhor.
Progressives should speak out about the commercial targeting of youth instead of shying away from a fight about deregulation and the “nanny state.”
As the Supreme Court hears arguments in cases on marriage equality, many fear a decades-long backlash reminiscent of that after Roe v. Wade. It is important, however, to remember the real story behind the formation of the religious conservative movement.
Even the created reality of a television show can benefit from a diverse worldview.
A leadership devoid of women seriously undermines the Catholic Church’s mission and future.
Faith-based efforts to provide reproductive health services and family planning have dramatically improved the lives of mothers and their children worldwide.
Opposing gay and transgender equality under the guise of religious freedom has deep roots stretching back more than 50 years.
We need to raise the minimum wage in order to change the shameful American reality of people working full time but still not earning enough to lift them and their families out of poverty.
U.S. history provides both shining examples and stark warnings as we debate over whether to grant citizenship to this country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Don’t be fooled by opponents’ claims of religious-liberty infringement—the new contraceptive-coverage provision announced last week does no such thing. It does, however, enhance women’s health.
Examining the moral and cultural tendencies of faith leaders in the past can teach us lessons about diversity and changing demographics that are still relevant today.
Richard Blanco’s poem at the Inauguration ceremony was a perfect companion to the president’s speech on equality and unity.