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  • Box Office: 'Non-Stop' Soars Past 'Son of God,' 'Lego Movie' With $30 Million Weekend Opening

    Universal's Liam Neeson-starrer "Non-Stop" looks to be unstoppable this Oscar weekend. With an expected $30 million weekend bow, the action-thriller is on track to crumble Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow's "The Lego Movie." Neeson is up against himself...
  • The God Squad: Where do dinosaurs fit into faith?

    Q: If God created the heavens, the Earth, all creatures and man in seven days, where do the dinosaurs fit in? We know from the fossil record that man and dinosaurs were segregated by millennia.— K., via cyberspace A: I've wanted to write about...
  • In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...
  • Pray away the gay? Certainly not. But we can ban dangerous therapy.

    Pray away the gay? Certainly not. But we can ban dangerous therapy.
    There may have been a time when the impulse to “cure” people of their homosexuality through psychological or spiritual intervention was accepted as an ethical course of action. Those days are long gone. And yet even today, despite all...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes divisive bill seen as anti-gay

    TUCSON — In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a business owner's right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The veto, delivered the same...
  • 3 GOP lawmakers reverse support of Arizona bill criticized as anti-gay

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Three Republicans who supported a bill bolstering the rights of business owners to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion reversed course Monday and asked the governor to veto the controversial measure. Republican...
  • The forces that have shaped us operate in ways only faith can fully describe

    Q: If God created the heavens, the earth, all creatures and man in seven days, where do the dinosaurs fit in? We know from the fossil record that man and dinosaurs were segregated by millennia. -- K., via cyberspace A: I've wanted to write about...
  • California can't afford to cater to the anti-vaccination crowd

     California can't afford to cater to the anti-vaccination crowd
    The state of California issued an advisory on measles last week. Though only about a dozen cases have been reported so far, many more people have been exposed to the virus. In the Bay Area, thousands were warned to watch for signs of the disease after a...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to speak about controversial bill

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will make a statement Wednesday evening about a controversial piece of legislation that would give more protection to businesses who cite religious beliefs in refusing to serve gays and others, she announced. The move comes after...
  • On gay issue, Arizona may heed national outcry this time

    TUCSON — When Arizona took controversial stands in the past — refusing to create a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and enacting a tough anti-illegal immigration law — state leaders shrugged off the criticism from out of state as the...
  • As Arizona deals with gay rights furor, Indiana drops hot-button bill

    As Arizona awaits its governor's decision on a religious freedom bill cast by critics as anti-gay, civil rights advocates in Indiana bashed its state's own foray into controversial legislation: A measure that would exempt many faith-based organizations...