While the demand for adoptable babies is increasing in the United States—driven in large part by evangelical Christians—the number of babies available for adoption is declining. Adoption agencies are now targeting tribal nations as a potential new…

The exposure of widespread sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy—and of the subsequent cover-ups by church leaders—has rocked the Catholic church for more than a decade. Less well known, though closely analogous, is the issue of widespread abuse within…

Jean V. Hardisty challenges simplistic understandings of racism in her new report, Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Race and Child Care in Mississippi. Founder and president emerita of Political Research Associates, Hardisty analyzes how the…

Hana’s death was the third confirmed case of an adopted child murdered by parents who followed the teachings of No Greater Joy Ministries (NGJ), founded by Christian fundamentalists Michael and Debi Pearl.

As lawmakers in Rhode Island move toward passing marriage equality, National Organization for Marriage-Rhode Island (NOM-RI) responded with a series of very familiar newspaper ads and personal mailings warning voters of the “consequences” of…

The largest U.S.-based adoption agency and an anti-choice media group have teamed up to produce a television advertisement targeting women considering abortion. According to Christian News, Heroic Media and Bethany Christian Services began working…