Although white evangelical Christians have voted overwhelmingly Republican for the last 20 years, younger evangelicals are less supportive of John McCain than evangelicals over 30, according to a new poll.
A recent survey conducted for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly finds that young white evangelical Christians are less supportive of John McCain for president than their older counterparts.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discusses the challenge John McCain's campaign may face in sustaining the enthusiasm of social conservatives.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discusses the theological debates that Palin's nomination has reignited over women's roles.
The U.S. Catholic bishops have raised concerns about what they called "recent misleading remarks" by prominent Catholic politicians about Church teachings on abortion.
In a wide-ranging interview with Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Denver comments on the responsibility of American Catholics to be involved in political life.
Reporting from the floor of the Republican National Convention, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton says social conserative delegates there remain excited by McCain running mate Gov. Sarah Palin, pleased with her strong pro-life stance, and unphased by the news of her unwed teen-age daughter's pregnancy.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton reports from the Democratic National Convention on how Catholic, evangelical, and Jewish groups are responding to the vice presidential nomination of Joe Biden, a pro-choice Roman Catholic.
Read excerpts from Kim Lawton's August 17, 2008 interview with Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California.
Forty-six states have what are known as “conscience clauses” that allow health care workers the right to refuse to perform abortions. What concerns many women and men is that several states are now debating legislation that would expand these clauses to include not only abortion but emergency contraceptives as well. More