Why Are More Americans Turning Away From Religion?The number of Americans who describe themselves as Christians is dropping and these days, when young people are asked what religion they are, the answer that's becoming more popular is “none,” as in no religion at all. But why?
Aldermen Back Plan To Expand Police Profiling RestrictionsThe city’s racial profiling restrictions already do more than prohibit police stops based the driver’s race, they also ban religion, sexual orientation, or disability from being used as probable cause for a stop. Proposal would also ban stops based on national origin or gender identity.
Illinois Clergy Push For Gay Marriage LegalizationA group of clergy members is pushing to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois.
Opinion: Jamie Foxx's Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And DisturbingNo one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Survey: Illinois Is One Of The Most Religiously Diverse StatesNew numbers are out concerning religious affiliation.
Baffoe: Of Race, Religion And Tebow This is neither an examination of the appropriateness or accuracy of Tim Tebow’s religious beliefs nor whether they are relevant in the athletic arena. Fear not, my children weary of such topics. Your passage here will be safe.
Catholic Charities Wants Right To Send Gay Couples ElsewhereCatholic Charities says it might stop its adoption services if the state requires them to place children with same-sex couples.
Judge: Pharmacists Can't Be Forced To Sell Morning-After PillA judge has ruled that Illinois pharmacists cannot be forced to dispense emergency contraception.
Study Links Religious Activity, ObesityIf you’re young and religious, are you more prone to obesity by middle age? A new study by Northwestern University says yes.