Social Issues


Gender/Sexual Issues | Feb. 17 2000

Religious leaders promote same-sex unions

NEW YORK — More than 800 religious leaders have signed a declaration declaring sexuality is “central to our humanity and …... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Feb. 17 2000

Court tackles rights of pro-life advocates

WASHINGTON — Pro-life advocates who engage in sidewalk counseling outside abortion clinics have their free-speech rights unconstitutionally... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Feb. 17 2000

Murder conviction of clinic owner upheld

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a California abortion clinic owner. The high court... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 10 2000

Montgomery church offers example of racial harmony

For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one, and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall, … and might reconcile them... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 3 2000

Panel: Religious liberty threatened

In its first months of work, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued a series of statements detailing threats to religious... [READ MORE]

Children | Feb. 3 2000

Families moving from traditional role

The American family is moving away from the traditional model of a stay-at-home mother and working father with children, according to a recent... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Feb. 3 2000

Group urge voters to contact legislators on upcoming bills

Two groups are working independently regarding bills concerning video poker and abortion that will go before the Ala­bama Legislature this... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Jan. 27 2000

Rats!: Charlie Brown and his friends are leaving us

As everyone knows, the final “Peanuts” strip appears Feb. 13. Saying goodbye to Snoopy and the gang is breaking the hearts of millions.... [READ MORE]

Financial | Jan. 27 2000

U.S. income gap widens

The booming U.S. economy has benefited the middle class but widened the gap between the haves and have-nots, according to two recent reports.... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 27 2000

Recording of Lord’s Prayer reaches top

LONDON – Britain’s pop stars are fuming, but that’s not keeping a recording of the Lord’s Prayer off the top of the Billboard... [READ MORE]