Local Pastor With Connection To South Carolina Church Targeted In Shooting: 'God Is Still With Us'Eyewitness News spoke to a Philadelphia area pastor who knew State Senator Clementa Pinckney.
Legal Definition Of A ChurchChurches and religious organizations qualify for exemption from federal income tax and are eligible to receive tax deductible contributions - but there are guidelines.
Things Get Heated At Meeting Over Controversial Vaccine Bill In New JerseyMore 100 people filled the Assembly Health and Senior Services committee hearing Monday to oppose a bill making it tougher to get religious exemptions from vaccinations.
Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives RejectedA federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president's health care law.
American Legion Gets Involved In Lawsuit Over Pledge Of Allegiance In NJThe humanist group says including the phrase "under God" in the pledge violates the state constitution and marginalizes atheist and humanist students.
Book Argues Many Founding Fathers Were Secretly Deists Rather Than ChristiansThe common understanding of the Founding Fathers as Godly men in our current sense is subtly wrong, according to a author who says many of them were religious revolutionaries, too.
Study: Kids Exposed To Religion Have A Harder Time Telling The Difference Between Reality And FictionNew research claims children who are exposed to religion have more trouble differentiating between reality and fantasy in stories.
Survey: Majority Of Americans Feel Religion Is The Answer To All Of Today's ProblemsGallup says that percentage is actually down – way down – since the 1950s, when 82% said religion was the solution to the problems of the era.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Family-Owned Company Expresses Relief Over Supreme Court’s Ruling On ContraceptionTheir attorney said the high court’s ruling brought relief.
When It Comes To Jobs, Apparently Only The Narcissistic And Non-religious Need ApplyTwo recent studies are helping to shed light on the job interview process, and the findings aren’t very encouraging for some.
Townships Regulating Roadside MemorialsRoadside memorials present legal issues for townships which have begun to regulate them, for one thing because it uses public land for a private purpose, often religious in nature.