Holy war: Republicans eager to focus Amy Coney Barrett hearings on religion

GOP senators believe painting Democrats as attacking the supreme court nominee’s faith could help save seats in November

When Donald Trump’s latest supreme court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, arrives before the Senate judiciary committee for her confirmation hearings on Monday, Democrats will be out to raise an alarm that Barrett could help strike down the Affordable Care Act in the very first case she hears.

But in the weeks leading up to the hearings, Republicans have been out ...

The Religious Right holds a special day to pray ‘Trump’s enemies’ away

The National Day of Prayer is held on the first Thursday of May every year, which in 2019 fell on May 2.

But last week, Franklin Graham, Jr. called for Sunday, June 2, to be a “special Day of Prayer for the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump.”

In a statement on Facebook, Graham said, “President Trump’s enemies continue to try everything to destroy him, his family, and the presidency. In the history of our country, no president has been attacked ...

Rev. Barber: An open letter to clergy who prayed with Donald Trump

The Scripture cautions us to lay hands on no man suddenly, lest we become a party to his sins.CREDIT: AP/David Goldman

Dear Reverends Jack Graham, Johnnie Moore, Greg Laurie, Paula White, Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell, Jr., and others,

I write you with a heavy heart as a fellow Christian and a fellow preacher during a trying time in our nation’s public life. Last week, Capitol Hill police arres...