Anti-public school
movement grows

by Julie Foster -- A campaign to end government involvement in education has seen rapid expansion of its efforts in the wake of Dr. James Dobson's advice to parents to remove their more…

Report: Bush dropped ball
in ethics probes

by Julie Foster -- As President Bush advances the war against terrorism, enjoying overwhelming support from Americans across the political spectrum, a Washington, D.C.-based government watchdog group has released a report citing more…

Judge: Child porn
has 'artistic merit'

by Julie Foster -- A Canadian judge in British Columbia has issued a controversial ruling in which he both convicted a man of possessing child pornography and said the defendant's written works more…

The evolving Darwin debate

by Julie Foster -- In an effort to influence high-school science curriculum standards, more than 50 Ohio scientists issued a statement this week supporting academic freedom to teach arguments for and against more…

Jailed golf-park owner starts new round

by Julie Foster -- John Thoburn, the famous Fairfax, Va., golf-park owner who was jailed this year for not changing the location of trees on his property, has filed with the county more…

Baptist Temple continues
to grow

by Julie Foster -- It's been more than six months since members and friends of the Indianapolis Baptist Temple watched as U.S. marshals seized the church's sanctuary and surrounding property in February, more…

What is a stem cell?

by Julie Foster -- As Americans consider recent medical discoveries pertaining to stem-cell research and the ethical and political issues surrounding it, conversations on the news, around water coolers and even at more…

Net university teaches
'classical liberalism'

by Julie Foster -- In America, if you say you've been educated by prot?g?s of the 20th century's greatest liberal thinkers, people are likely to assume you identify with the American Civil more…

Butterfly study stops
church expansion

by Julie Foster -- The California Coastal Commission, an agency recently declared unconstitutional by a superior court judge, has delayed a Santa Cruz church's request to expand its parking lot – a more…

Religious-rights suit
gets city's response

by Julie Foster -- The City of Lake Elsinore, while challenging the constitutionality of a federal religious-rights law, said even if the law is upheld, the city was within its rights to more…