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Redeeming America After Trump

As icon of our age we might consider Albrecht Durers famous woodcut of the four horsemenof the apocalypse, with secularism, materialism, libertarian individualism, and pillagingcapitalism riding hard over the earth. Once it was assumed that religion, perhaps especiallyAmerican civil religion, was the answer to refreshing the commonwealth. Hows that going John Winthrop, who became the... Read more

CDC Director, President Trump Push for Schools to Reopen in the Fall

CDC Director, President Trump Push for Schools to Reopen in the Fall President Donald Trump said this week he wants students to head back to the classroom this fall.His announcement comes as the nation grapples with the coronavirus pandemic and as many states in the country show increases in cases.Still, according to CBN... Read more

President Trump Issues Official Notice of Withdrawal from the World Health Organization

President Trump Issues Official Notice of Withdrawal from the World Health Organization President Trump issued a notice to the United Nations this week asserting that the U.S. will be withdrawing from the World Health Organization over the groups response to the coronavirus pandemic and its close ties with China.According to Fox News, on... Read more

President Trump Holds 72 Percent Approval Rating among White Evangelicals, Pew Finds

President Trump Holds 72 Percent Approval Rating among White Evangelicals, Pew Finds A Pew Research Center survey says that among white evangelicals, President Donald Trump holds a 72 percent approval rating.The rating is a drop of six percent since April, but the survey also found that 82 percent of white evangelicals say they... Read more

‘We Only Kneel to Almighty God’: Trump Pledges to Defend America’s History and Ideals

'We Only Kneel to Almighty God': Trump Pledges to Defend America's History and Ideals President Trump pledged in a pair of speeches over Independence Day weekend to defend Americas history and ideals and warned against a left-wing campaign that seeks to wipe out the very blessing our ancestors fought so hard for.Our nation... Read more

Support for Trump slips among white evangelicals

(Photo: CNN)Support for Donald Trump has slipped in one of his core supporter groups - white evangelicals - although most still say they would vote for him.  A new study by the Pew Research Center found a 6 percentage point drop in approval from white evangelical Protestants between April and June, from 78% to 72%.... Read more

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant for President Trump

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant for President Trump Iran petitioned Interpol for help in arresting President Donald Trump on Monday.Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr accused the President and 35 other officials of killing Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike on January 3, saying Trump faces murder and terrorism charges.The AP reported that Interpol later... Read more

SCOTUS Has Struck Down an Anti-Abortion Law in Its First Major Abortion Case Under Trump | RELEVANT Magazine

The Supreme Court has ruled that a 2014 Louisiana law restricting access to abortions is unconstitutional, siding with the pro-choice side in the reproductive rights debate in its first major abortion decision under President Donald Trump. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the Court’s more liberal judges in the decision, which was written by... Read more

Trump Signs Order Strengthening State, Faith-Based Organization Partnerships in Foster Care

Trump Signs Order Strengthening State, Faith-Based Organization Partnerships in Foster Care The Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday that seeks to improve the foster care system with several strategies, including increased oversight and an improved partnership between state agencies and faith-based organizations.More than 400,000 children are in foster care nationwide, with 124,000-plus... Read more

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge: President Has ‘Delivered on His Promise,’ Author Says

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge: President Has 'Delivered on His Promise,' Author Says The U.S. Senate confirmed the 200th federal court nominee of President Trump on Wednesday, continuing a fast pace that exceeds any Republican chief executive in modern history.The Senate confirmed Cory T. Wilson to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals... Read more

‘I Hope It’s True,’ President Trump Says of Claims He was Appointed to the Presidency by God

'I Hope It's True,' President Trump Says of Claims He was Appointed to the Presidency by God President Donald Trump was recently asked in an interview if he believes that he was appointed to the office of the presidency by God for such a time as this.On Monday, CBN News Political Analyst David... Read more

Trump DOJ Shuts Down Major Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Website, Charges Owner

Trump DOJ Shuts Down Major Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Website, Charges Owner The Trump Department of Justice said Friday the federal government had shut down a major website for prostitution and sex trafficking and had indicted the websites owner.The website, CityXGuide.com, was a leading source of online advertisements for prostitution and sex trafficking... Read more

Trump to Announce If He Supports Israel’s West Bank Annexation Plan

Trump to Announce If He Supports Israel's West Bank Annexation Plan President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon whether the White House supports Israels plan to annex parts of the West Bank.According to CBN News, Trumps Middle East team will meet this week. The team includes Jared Kushner, Secretary of State Mike... Read more

Fox News Poll: Trump Is Underperforming With White Evangelicals | RELEVANT Magazine

President Donald Trump’s re-election hopes have largely hinged on the white evangelicals who helped boost him to victory in 2016, when he secured 81 percent of white evangelical votes. But their relationship, strained even in the best of times, has been put to an extra test by a flagging economy, the confused pandemic response... Read more

At Rally, Trump Warns that Biden Will ‘Subsidize Late-Term Abortion,’ Appoint ‘Radical’ Judges

At Rally, Trump Warns that Biden Will 'Subsidize Late-Term Abortion,' Appoint 'Radical' Judges President Trump warned supporters Saturday during a rally in Tulsa, Okla., that Joe Biden will fund abortion with taxpayer money and nominate extreme justices to the Supreme Court if elected.It was the first political rally since the coronavirus outbreak for... Read more

Trump DOJ Backs Idaho Law Limiting Girls’ Sports to Biological Girls

Trump DOJ Backs Idaho Law Limiting Girls' Sports to Biological Girls The Trump Justice Department sided in court Friday with a new Idaho law that prevents biological males who identify as female from playing on girls teams.The new Idaho law, called the Fairness in Womens Sports Act, requires biological sex and not gender... Read more

As Trump fights for re-election, the culture war for ‘the soul of America’ intensifies

Donald Trump outside St John's Episcopal Church near the White House(Photo: C-Span)In 2016 Donald Trump attracted the support of 81 percent of US (mostly white) evangelicals. More recent polling has revealed that from May 2019 to March 2020, the number of weekly church-attending white Protestants convinced that Donald Trump was 'anointed by God to be president' grew... Read more

The Supreme Court Has Blocked Trump From Ending DACA | RELEVANT Magazine

The Supreme Court has handed a huge victory to young immigrants known as Dreamers, ruling that the Trump Administration violated federal law when it ended DACA. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion, saying Homeland Security’s decision was “arbitrary and capricious.” Roberts was the deciding vote, joining the Court’s more liberal members in the... Read more

‘Your Loved Ones Will Not Have Died in Vain,’ Trump Tells Families in Signing Order

'Your Loved Ones Will Not Have Died in Vain,' Trump Tells Families in Signing Order President Trump on Tuesday met with families of black individuals who have died from police violence and then signed an executive order banning most chokeholds while establishing a database to track police officers who have used excessive force.Your... Read more

Trump DOJ: States Must Loosen Church Restrictions If They Allow Protests

Trump DOJ: States Must Loosen Church Restrictions If They Allow Protests The Trump Justice Department is pressuring Washington Gov. Jon Inslee to loosen restrictions on churches by arguing the states policy of allowing unlimited peaceful protests while capping houses of worship is discriminatory and likely unconstitutional.The Department of Justice, in a June 11... Read more

Israel Moves Forward with Housing Settlement Named after President Trump

Israel Moves Forward with Housing Settlement Named after President Trump Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at a cabinet meeting over the weekend that Israel is preparing to start a new housing development in the Golan Heights named after President Donald Trump. According to CBN News, Settlement Minister Tzipi Hotovely also confirmed the move... Read more

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era regulation that redefined sex

White HouseConservative groups are applauding the Trump administration's announcement on Friday that it's scrapping an Obama-era federal regulation requiring healthcare providers and insurers to perform gender-transition procedures and abortions against their medical judgment or religious convictions.Mary Beth Waddell, a senior legislative assistant for Family Research Council, said her group "fully supports" the U.S. Department of... Read more

President Trump Meets With Black Leaders to Discuss Police Reform, Anti-Racism

President Trump Meets With Black Leaders to Discuss Police Reform, Anti-Racism President Donald Trump met this week with conservative black leaders to discuss police reforms and other anti-racism proposals.According to the Christian Post, the meeting was the first of two. In Dallas later in the week, Trump also met with black leaders to... Read more

Only 25 Percent of Americans See Trump as a ‘Man of Faith,’ New Poll Finds

Only 25 Percent of Americans See Trump as a 'Man of Faith,' New Poll Finds About a quarter of Americans say they see President Donald Trump somewhat or strongly as a man of faith.According to the Politico-Morning Consult poll, 55 percent of respondents said they somewhat or strongly disagree that the president is... Read more

Poll: 27 Percent of Americans See Trump as ‘a Man of Faith’ | RELEVANT Magazine

A Politico-Morning Consult poll found that about a quarter of Americans see President Donald Trump either somewhat or strongly as “a man of faith.” 55 percent of Americans somewhat or strongly disagree. About a third of self-identified Christians say they see Trump as a Christian, which includes 40 percent of evangelicals, 23 percent of... Read more

Trump DOJ to Court: Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Can Refuse Same-Sex Couples

Trump DOJ to Court: Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Can Refuse Same-Sex Couples The Trump Department of Justice has sided with a Catholic foster care agency in a major religious liberty case that could resolve the conflict between governments and faith-based adoption agencies that wont place children in same-sex homes due to religious beliefs.The case... Read more

Trump Faith Advisers Say the President Did the Right Thing by Visiting St. John’s Episcopal Church

Trump Faith Advisers Say the President Did the Right Thing by Visiting St. John's Episcopal Church WASHINGTON (RNS) Informal evangelical Christian advisers to President Donald Trump have long championed religious freedom as a key issue that should be embraced by the administration, often arguing passionately against government infringement on religious activities.Thats why some... Read more

We can be angry with Trump and his Bible stunt, but we must be more angry that another black man has been unjustly killed

(Photo: Unsplash/Munshots)I dislike the fact that peaceful protesters were forcibly removed from a Washington park just so that the President of the United States could have a photo op with a Bible in front of a church.This action was deplorably insensitive and flamboyantly hypocritical, even for President Trump.Seeing a man who could hardly be less... Read more

Trump is using the Bible as a defence but for Christians everywhere it is an offence

(Photo: CNN)Where on earth do we start when faced with the image of Donald Trump awkwardly brandishing a Bible outside a church, after ordering the teargassing of peaceful demonstrators who stood in the way of his photo opportunity?The church had suffered minor damage from protesters following the appalling killing of unarmed black man George Floyd... Read more