Political Advocacy Tracker

The Changing Political LandscapeSubscriber Access Only
Activists face six new realities.
The Ethics of EarmarksSubscriber Access Only
As President Obama calls for an end to projects written into legislation, Charles Colson says banning pork projects is an ethical "no-brainer."
The Politics of PrayerSubscriber Access Only
When is it okay to bring the Bible into a political fight?
Why Conservatives WonSubscriber Access Only
Activists celebrate victories in Congress and in many statehouses.
Final Election Push, Plus Extra Push against Health Care ProponentsSubscriber Access Only
Activists spend millions in final push in expectation of major election results.
Bullying BlameSubscriber Access Only
Is it enough to say bullying gays is wrong?
Exodus from 'Day of Truth'Subscriber Access Only
Group says event "became more about policy than people."
'Civility May Not Be Sexy'Subscriber Access Only
Amid a call for civility, Christians trade political jabs.
Campaigning for the Manhattan DeclarationSubscriber Access Only
Life, marriage, and religious liberty are still top priorities.
What Does the GOP Value?Subscriber Access Only
New agenda sidesteps social issues even as Republicans block military reforms.
40 Days of (Political) PurposeSubscriber Access Only
Activists push 40-day prayer vigil as lead-up to Election Day, while Delaware gives boost to social conservatives.
How the Economy Became a Family IssueSubscriber Access Only
Family groups emphasized government debt and the economy as family issues this week. Plus, Christian leaders offered unanimous denunciations of church's planned Qur'an burning.
And Glenn Beck Shall Lead ThemSubscriber Access Only
Dobson, Land, Falwell Jr., and other evangelicals follow Glenn Beck's call for national renewal.
Are Muslims the Enemy?Subscriber Access Only
Some activists argue that the proposed mosque in New York City should move because Muslims remind us of terrorists. Plus, many defend the President's Christian faith.
Obama Is Not a MuslimSubscriber Access Only
But many Americans think he is, plus other findings from the new Pew Forum report.
Freedom? Yes! Mosque? No!Subscriber Access Only
The issue isn't just freedom, say some champions of religious liberty.
Conservatives Get 'Slap in the Face'Subscriber Access Only
Groups were busy responding to fights over marriage, the Supreme Court, and a mosque near Ground Zero.
Strange Bedfellows on Immigration, Cocaine, and Campaign FinanceSubscriber Access Only
The ACLU and many conservative activists find themselves on the same side of the issues this week.
Naming Their Enemy: Elena Kagan or Glenn Beck?Subscriber Access Only
Political activists choose their battles as conservatives oppose the Supreme Court nominee and progressives respond, yet again, to the FoxNews host.
'Elective Abortions Are Not Covered'?Subscriber Access Only
Pro-life groups are using a new insurance plan in Pennsylvania as evidence that President Obama lied about not funding abortion. One group disagrees.

Top Story August 4, 2020

Why Many Christians Want to Leave Palestine. And Why Most Won’t.
Why Many Christians Want to Leave Palestine. And Why Most Won’t.
Survey of a thousand local believers finds majority desire a one-state solution, while few complain about religious freedom.

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