Sam Brownback, Kansas Governor, to Be Nominated as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom

By JACEY FORTIN and MITCH SMITH July 26, 2017 Sam Brownback, the beleaguered governor of Kansas, will be nominated to serve as ambassador at large for international religious freedom, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday. Mr. Brownback,...

Federal Court Lifts Injunction on Mississippi Anti-Gay Law

By RICHARD FAUSSET June 22, 2017 A federal appeals court on Thursday lifted an injunction on a Mississippi law that grants private individuals and government workers far-reaching abilities to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people...

Trump Is Expected to Relax Tax Rules on Churches Endorsing Political Candidates

Several administration officials said the president would mark the National Day of Prayer on Thursday by issuing an executive order easing the risk of religious groups losing their tax-exempt status.