A prominent evangelical who serves as an informal adviser to President Trump and his administration says the president’s vow to bar transgender people from serving in the military had more to do with his discussions with military personnel than the influence of conservative evangelical leaders.
A new study released this week shows that nearly half of transgender people who identify as Christians call themselves “evangelical” and “born again” and are the group most likely to attend religious services regularly.
The Obama administration’s transgender directive for public schools does not seem so far to have provoked a widespread rush of families toward other education options, but it could be a factor if such a movement develops in the future, say leaders in the Christian school […]
When I was in the third grade, I raised my hand one day and asked the teacher for permission to “go to the bathroom.” She nodded, and I hurried down the hall to the door designated “Boys.” When I had relieved myself, I headed back […]
In my community, I hear Christians discussing their political and social values in a way that is distinct from the spirit of the day. Most other urban Christians I know tend to be more traditional than secular, more social activist than reactionary. We neither celebrate […]
In a forceful challenge to the Obama administration’s stand on transgender rights, officials in 11 states sued the federal government on Wednesday, arguing that it had no authority to direct the nation’s public school districts to permit students to use the restrooms that correspond with […]
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday charging that North Carolina’s bathroom law violates federal civil-rights law, a move that came hours after North Carolina officials filed their own suit saying the department was trying to rewrite national law by attacking their state.