A Mennonite pastor convicted of helping a woman flee the country with her daughter to keep the little girl from being handed over to the woman's former lesbian partner has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.
A report by a China watchdog group notes that government persecution has risen dramatically against the country's proliferating house church movement.
The Arkansas legislature overrode a veto by Governor Mike Beebe to enact a pro-life law that bans abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy.
Fred DeLuca, the founder of Subway, the world's largest restaurant chain, said that he would not be able to start his successful business in today's world of onerous federal regulations.
Watergate journalist Bob Woodward has taken heat over a supposed "threat" he received from the White House for his challenge of President Obama's explanation of the sequestration crisis. by Dave Bohon
A Texas student is suing her school district after she was punished for refusing to recite Mexico's pledge of allegiance as part of a Spanish class assignment.
Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, who died February 25 at 96, is remembered for his uncompromising pro-life stand.
Christian organizations have raised an alarm over Saudi Arabia's continued persecution and imprisonment of Christians worshipping privately in their homes.
Iceland's proposed ban on hard-core Internet pornography has some Americans wondering what's holding up enforcement of a similar U.S. ban.
Former First Lady Laura Bush has asked to be removed from a national television ad promoting same-sex marriage. The ad was part of a $1 million print and broadcast campaign by the Respect for Marriage Coalition, an effort of the homosexual activist group Human Rights Campaign.