Jeanie Groh| Religion News Service

Stories by Jeanie Groh| Religion News Service

What won, what lost on 2012 state ballot measures

Gay marriage Did Maryland voters approve gay marriage? YES Did Maine voters approve gay marriage? YES Did Minnesota voters ban … Continued

Family Research Council shooter charged with terrorism

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury added terrorism to the list of charges faced by the Virginia man who was … Continued

Poll: Most Americans don’t mind religious athletes

Tim Tebow can wear all the Bible verses he wants on his eye black: Most Americans don’t mind professional athletes … Continued

Poll: Most Americans don’t think Scientology is a religion

WASHINGTON — Most Americans do not believe Scientology is a real religion, according to a recent poll by 60 Minutes … Continued

Religious groups denounce anti-Muslim subway ads

Religious leaders are rallying against controversial ads placed in 10 New York City subway stations that insinuate that Muslims are … Continued

After shooting, Sikhs push for more legal protections

U.S. Sikhs are taking heart in a widely publicized Senate hearing on hate crimes and a pledge by the Justice … Continued

Report says religion at heart of illegal ivory trade

WASHINGTON — Since the ban on international trade of ivory in 1989, the ivory black market has been on the … Continued

Survey: Americans overstate size of religious minorities

The typical American underestimates how many Protestants there are in the U.S., and vastly overestimates the number of religious minorities … Continued

As poverty remains stagnant, churches call for greater advocacy

WASHINGTON — The plight of Americans living in poverty has not improved during the last year, according to newly released … Continued