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Christie Joins GOP Courtship of Evangelicals

By Steve Peoples | Friday Jun 20, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the parade of ambitious Republicans courting religious conservatives as the early jockeying for the next presidential contest intensifies.

Christian Activists: Children Better Off Orphans Than With Gay Parents

By EDGE | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The religious right’s love affair with the anti-gay policies of Russian President Vladmir Putin continued Sunday on the weekly edition of ABC’s "This Week" when a panel of mostly conservative commentators supported the ban on gay adoption in Russia.

Billy Graham’s Son: I Support Putin, But I’m Not Homophobic

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
In a new interview with the Charlotte Observer, Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham, condemns homosexuality, President Obama’s apparent homosexual agenda, but says he isn’t a homophobic or intolerant.

Evangelical Group Joins One Million Moms’ Fight Against Satanic Snack Food

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A Michigan-based Evangelical group defied the impossible by making One Million Moms appear rational with a boycott against Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers.

World Vision Board Member Resigns Over Gay Uproar

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A World Vision board member has resigned in protest after the Christian aid group quickly reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages.

New Poll: Gays More Popular Than Evangelical Christians

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 31, 2014
A new poll commissioned by the Human Rights Campaign and Americans for Marriage Equality found Thursday that more American voters positively viewed LGBT citizens than evangelical Christians.

Among Social Conservatives, a Pocketbook Message

By Ken Thomas | Saturday Oct 12, 2013
In search of a new standard-bearer, evangelicals are looking for a lot more than opposition to gay marriage and abortion.

Televangelist Joel Osteen: God Accepts Gays

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 4, 2013
Joel Osteen, one of the most popular televangelists in America, was recently interview by Huffington Post Live and told the publication that God is accepting of gays.

Evangelicals Becoming More Accepting of LGBTs, Study Finds

By Megan Barnes | Monday Aug 26, 2013
Evangelical Christians are becoming more tolerant of gays and lesbians and supportive of civil unions, according to a new study by Baylor University.

Gay, Evangelical and Seeking Acceptance in Church

By Rachel Zoll | Sunday Jun 30, 2013
Evangelicals are being challenged to change their views of gays and lesbians, and the pressure isn’t coming from the gay rights movement or watershed court rulings.