Religion and Politics in the US

Welcome to RelPol, a student peer reviewed online magazine. This magazine is part of the assessment for the module "In God We Trust" @ the University of Hull.

Westboro Baptist Church vs. Homosexuality in Modern America

The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) is quickly becoming one of the most controversial extremist religious groups in the United States. Their intolerant views on same sex marriage are the primary … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Religion: Impeding Same sex marriage in the United States of America?

  The issue of same sex marriage has been heavily debated over the last couple of decades. The pro-gay marriage lobby has seen support for this issue gain momentum both … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The National Organization for Marriage Vs. same sex marriage.

“Two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans agree that gay and lesbian relationships should be accepted by society, while roughly 1-in-4 (26 percent) disagree.” As shown by the polling data above generally … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Should Same-Sex Marriage be Legalised in the United States?

The issue of marriage equality has been a very controversial topic of late, one supported by President Barack Obama. Obama has publicly supported equality for same-sex couples, and has even … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

God created the earth in seven days and He doesn’t want gays to marry: the Christian Right and its relationship with marriage equality

             Last month saw the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Illinois, despite much resistance from religious leaders such as Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment