Social Issues


Children | Mar. 30 2000

Students suspended after attending concert

SAN ANTONIO — Four students at a private Christian school in San Antonio were suspended after attending a concert by the pop group Backstreet... [READ MORE]

Other | Mar. 30 2000

‘Winslow Boy’ and ‘Jag’ take top honors at gala

HOLLYWOOD — “The Winslow Boy” won the Epiphany Prize for the most inspiring movie of 1999, and the CBS television series “Jag”... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Mar. 23 2000

Bob Jones University ends interracial dating ban

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The fundamentalist South Carolina university that set off a heated debate in the Republican race for the White House... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Mar. 9 2000

Poll finds majority of Americans favor vouchers

WASHINGTON — More than half of all African Americans now support school vouchers, according to a poll released Jan. 10 by the Joint Center... [READ MORE]

Financial | Mar. 2 2000

Pastor backs Gore, church tax exemption threatened

Americans United for Separation of Church and State has asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate whether a prominent New York City church... [READ MORE]

Children | Mar. 2 2000

Virginia bill to allow ‘moment of silence’

Public schools in Virginia will be permitted to require a moment of silence to start the school day under a bill approved 28-11 by the State... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Feb. 24 2000

Gallup poll finds conflicting opinions on abortion

Though abortion is hotly debated among presidential candidates, a majority of Americans remain “of two minds” on the issue, according... [READ MORE]

Social Issues | Feb. 24 2000

Study shows many dislike Christian TV

In a study commissioned by a Christian broadcasting network, a third of the viewers polled who consider themselves evangelical Christians said... [READ MORE]

Social Issues | Feb. 24 2000

Americans ‘pick and choose’

The nation’s premier pollster says the spiritual quest percolating among Americans today might best be described as “religion a la... [READ MORE]

Europe | Feb. 24 2000

French call United States ‘soft’ on sects

PARIS, France — In a report issued Feb. 7, the French government called on nations worldwide to stop the growth of religious sects and... [READ MORE]