The Atlantic: Nathan Deal sides with corporations and gay-rights advocates who objected to the legislation backed by conservative evangelicals.
Religion Dispatches: Is religious liberty whatever anyone says it is?
Religion News Service: The 2016 Republican presidential campaign boils with anti-immigrant rhetoric but candidates' harsh proposals don't resonate with most Americans, particularly religious believers and young adults.
Associated Press: Religious institutions and preservation groups are clashing in Pennsylvania over what to do with unneeded or crumbling churches of historic significance.
Christianity Today: Ed Stetzer on how to focus on church planting from the national level.
The New York Times: The 14 sisters of the Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary make up one of only three predominantly black orders in the country.