Muslim women poised to change the next Congress

One is a Somali immigrant who came to the U.S. at age 12, knowing no English. The other is the eldest daughter of Palestinian immigrants who worked her way through college and law school. Both have a strong chance of serving in the 116th U.S. Congress.

Labor Department bolsters religious exemptions from nondiscrimination laws

The government has a duty to allow contractors to be excused from federal anti-discrimination laws if they cite a religious reason for doing so, according to a new directive from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Poll suggests religious freedom push is having an effect

Standing beneath the cast aluminum statue of Lady Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a bold statement last week: "Many Americans have felt that their freedom to practice their faith has been under attack."

Seeing threat to religious freedom, Jeff Sessions announces special task force

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced during a Department of Justice summit in Washington that he is creating a religious liberty task force to challenge what he called a dangerous movement "eroding our great tradition of religious freedom."