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Mark A. Kellner
Mark A. Kellner, a national reporter for the Deseret News, has written about issues of faith and freedom since 1983, including 11 years of editorial work for the Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. From 1991 to 2014, Mark also wrote for The Washington Times, both on personal technology and also matters of faith, with a weekly column called "Higher Ground." He is the author of "God on the Internet," as well as a book in the "For DummiesŪ" series.

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A quarter-century after East Germans first freely crossed into the West, decades of atheism have left their mark. However, those who do embrace faith become strong adherents, observers say.
Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old Oregon woman who said she would end her life November 1 due to terminal and incurable brain cancer, may not do so that day, media reports indicate. Meanwhile, debate continues ...
An estimated 150 Michigan pastors said they'd go to jail rather than comply with a proposed expansion of Michigan's civil rights laws to cover "sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression."
Despite a 2004 federal law, the state of California is telling churches and other faith-based employers their health insurance programs must pay for elective surgical abortions. Two Christian groups are threate...
The owners of a religiously themed, for-profit wedding chapel in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, have sued city officials over what they say is a threat to their business: perform same-sex weddings or face a $1000-a-day ...
Legal scholars question whether "church autonomy," which allows religious groups wide latitude over internal operations, can properly apply in civil litigation discovery. Houston's city attorney still questions...
A magistrate in North Carolina refused to perform a same-sex marriage last week, citing his religious views. Can public officials bow out when their duties and faith conflict?
Houston city attorneys are attempting to subpoena sermon texts in an ongoing battle over an "equal rights" bill that once required access to restrooms by transgendered persons.
Two days after same-sex marriage was effectively legalized in Indiana, the Catholic-affiliated University of Notre Dame said it would extend employee benefits to same-sex spouses. Other Christian schools in the...
Following Monday's Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals concerning laws banning same-sex marriage in five states, traditional marriage supporters are regrouping in the face of increasing opposition.