Ky. Puts Focus on Bible with New Laws, Executive Action

Having declared 2017 the Year of the Bible, Gov. Matt Bevin has now signed two bills into law to make clear to teachers and administrators that Scripture is welcome in Kentucky public schools. Bevin signed legislation into law on Tuesday to allow school kids to take Bible literacy classes as electives. The law directs . [...]

By | 2017-04-28T07:54:31+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Adults Satisfied with Religious Freedom but Not Much Else

Ongoing studies by the American Culture & Faith Institute (ACFI) show that Americans are generally dissatisfied with a variety of aspects of life in the U.S. In addition to their disenchantment with the morals and values of most Americans, adults also have widespread concerns about living conditions and circumstances in the country . . . [...]

By | 2017-04-24T09:15:26+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

A Letter From An Ivy League Admissions Dean

Brown University in Providence, R.I. houses one of the country’s most selective undergraduate colleges. The Brown Daily Herald, a student-run newspaper, cites Dean of Admission Logan Powell in reporting that the school received . . . Read More

By | 2017-04-19T12:21:32+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Forget Gorsuch: Trump’s Lower Court Nomination May Be More Important

There has been considerable talk and speculation about President Trump's next pick for the Supreme Court. With all the attention focused on the hearings over the president's first nomination to the Supreme Court — Judge Neil Gorsuch — let alone all the other stories swirling around the Beltway, one might have missed the fact that [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:21:08+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Mixed Views on Morals and Values

Americans are not too pleased with where things stand in their country these days. A nationwide survey of adults by the American Culture & Faith Institute (ACFI) reveals that a key reason for peoples’ dissatisfaction relates to their perceptions of the morals and values of the nation’s adults . . . Read More

By | 2017-04-24T13:58:49+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Apostle Kimberly Daniels Scores Big Win for Prayer in Public Schools

A bill that aims to protect religious expression in Florida's public schools has passed the state's House of Representatives. Rep. Kimberly Daniels (D-Jacksonville) a pastor who introduced the measure, live-streamed passage of the bill on her Facebook page. House Bill 303 grants students, parents and school officials wider protections when expressing their religious beliefs in [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:19:23+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

How Mike Pence’s Marriage Became Fodder for the Culture Wars

The Washington Post ran a profile of Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, on Wednesday. The piece talks about the closeness of the Pences’ relationship, and cites something Pence told The Hill in 2002: Unless his wife is there, he never eats alone with another woman or attends an event where alcohol [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:19:32+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

We the Pupils: More States Teaching Founding US Documents

Should U.S. high school students know at least as much about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Federalist papers as immigrants passing a citizenship test? In a growing number of school systems, having such a basic knowledge is now a graduation requirement . . . Read More

By | 2017-04-19T12:12:07+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

A Plurality Support a Gorsuch Confirmation But One-Third of Adults Don’t Care

With the U.S. Senate approaching a showdown over the confirmation of prospective U.S. Supreme Court Judge Neil Gorsuch, Americans are only mildly interested in those proceedings and the political drama surrounding the decision. A new national survey by the American Culture & Faith Institute (ACFI) indicates that while peoples’ views of the nominee are influenced [...]

By | 2017-04-07T15:25:50+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments