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Texas Governor Signs ‘All-Out Assault on Reproductive Health’ Into Law

The Texas Republican governor Greg Abbott has signed into law one of the most extreme six-week abortion bans in the US.

‘Alarm Bells Are Ringing Loudly’: Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Reverse Roe v. Wade

U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will hear a challenge to Mississippi's ban on nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of gestation.

Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched ‘Unprecedented’ Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Experts note that 2021 is on track to be “the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade - and perhaps ever”.

Many Evangelicals say they won’t be vaccinated against Covid-19

White evangelicals are the least likely demographic to get the vaccine, the Pew Research Centre has found.

Christian nationalism is a barrier to mass vaccination against COVID-19

Getting white evangelicals to vaccination sites may prove a challenge – especially those who identify as Christian nationalists.

Reckoning with the Toxicity of Christian Nationalism

Without squarely and honestly facing the role of white Christianity in fostering American society's worst impulses, there's no way to move forward.

Catholic opinions on Johnson & Johnson vaccine highlight debate between hardliners on abortion and others in the church

Questions about the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine have brought the deep divisions within the Church into public view.

History repeats itself: From the New Testament to QAnon

The QAnon story casts Trump as a kind of radical Christian ruler, deputised by God to wage war against the liberal infidels.

Arkansas Lawmakers Pass ‘Plainly Unconstitutional’ Near-Total Ban on Abortion

As the courts have become more conservative, state legislatures have focused more attention on total abortion bans.

Think US evangelicals are dying out? Well, define evangelicalism …

The share of Americans who identify as 'evangelical' or 'born again' in major regular US surveys (CCES and GSS) has remained fairly consistent.