Polygamists see open door for acceptance

by Ron Strom -- "Polygamy is the next civil-rights battle." That's the new battle cry of proponents of "Christian polygamy" who say their lifestyle is one step closer to being accepted after more…

Former faster now
marching to D.C.

by Ron Strom -- The Texas man who fasted this spring for 40 days in protest of what he believes to be illegal enforcement of the federal income-tax system has taken his more…

State: No reason to remove homeschoolers

by Ron Strom -- The state agency with legal custody of two homeschooled teen-agers in Massachusetts has no intention of removing the children from their home since it would be "traumatic for more…

Bishops respond to Mel Gibson flap

by Ron Strom -- The U.S. Conference of Bishops has issued a statement refuting press reports that the organization was involved in developing a report that charged Mel Gibson with anti-Semitism in more…

Oregon attempt to nullify
Bush tax cut fails

by Ron Strom -- Though anti-tax legislators in the state of Oregon technically failed to stop legislation to nullify some of the tax breaks in President Bush's recently passed stimulus package, they more…

Fasting activist enters 'death zone'

by Ron Strom -- He says he's entered the "death zone" – that period when he expects to succumb to the effects of his multi-week hunger protest. Thirty-six-year-old Gene Chapman hasn't eaten more…