By: Brian Kaylor
As the GOP holds its national convention this week and Democrats are set for next week, both parties will hash out language for their platforms, which can impact those parties and public policy decisions.
By: Zach Dawes
People of goodwill should speak out against harmful rhetoric perpetuated against Islam and Muslims. Thankfully, that's what GOP leaders are doing regarding Donald Trump's latest diatribe.
Despite IRS tax regulations that restrict partisan politicking by tax-exempt organizations, Missouri Baptist Convention leaders introduced three GOP candidates at their annual meeting.
The Missouri Baptist Convention's involvement in the Missouri GOP primary is the subject of an IRS complaint filed by a group that advocates for church-state separation.
With the GOP presidential campaign locked in a slugfest between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney over immigration, more reasoned Republican voices struggle to get an audience.
Conservative evangelical voters lifted Newt Gingrich to his dramatic victory in South Carolina's GOP primary as the thrice-married politician won the first southern primary by invoking subtle racial arguments.
Although he claims to be nonpartisan, a Southern Baptist official is working behind the scenes to defeat President Obama and stop Mitt Romney from earning the GOP presidential nod.
Continuing to court evangelicals as part of his campaign strategy, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told Liberty University students about his personal faith journey.
Some GOP presidential hopefuls seem to be waging a war on public education, sending dog-whistle messages to the Christian Right that they can count on them to support the teaching of creationism in science classes.
During Wednesday's GOP presidential debate, many candidates clashed on immigration reform with the very president they paid homage to with the debate location.
Having earlier opposed the expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts that benefited the wealthiest Americans, Republicans want to raise the payroll tax on the poor and middle-class.
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's courting of conservative evangelicals gave her the edge among GOP presidential hopefuls in the Iowa Straw Poll, but can she survive the candidacy of Texas Gov. Rick Perry?
Former U.S. Sen. Mark O. Hatfield of Oregon, who died this month, was one of the last of a remarkable breed of politicians – a moderate Republican. His Christian faith, more than some ideology, shaped his actions.
If the GOP's conservative religious base ever discovers what author Ayn Rand really believed and how influential she is within senior GOP circles, the party will have a huge problem on its hands.
Evangelicals favor five possible GOP presidential candidates more than President Obama. Their numbers dropped among born-again Christians, and not one received favorable ratings from members of non-Christian faiths.
As Presidents Day nears, it's a good time to recall Abraham Lincoln's words during his second inaugural, calling the country to care for the widow and orphan. If only the House GOP would embody his words.
House Republicans are placing low-income Americans at risk with their proposed spending cuts. When the poor turn to churches for help, churches won't have the resources to make up such cuts.
The recently announced committee chairs for the 112th Congress clearly indicates that the new GOP House leadership is detrimental to the well-being of the Hispanic community.
President Obama and Republicans in Congress appear willing to continue the national pastime of pandering to the wealthy at the expense of the needy. Their deal should offend anyone who cares about justice.
Many GOP politicians repudiate health care as a universal right and are determined to dismantle or defund health-care reform. If they do, millions will have no hope for coverage and many will die.
With every GOP leader preaching tax cuts, one Republican sounds like John the Baptist in the wilderness. His words affirm that Americans are in a dream world about cutting taxes. And we had better wake up.
Few Tea Party adherents think global warming is a problem, and most GOP Senate candidates in heated races expressed doubts about the science of climate change. Scientific certitude is no match for ideological absurdity.