A year ago, California voters passed Proposition 8, a measure that defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman. On Tuesday, 53% of voters in the state of Maine repealed a law passed by their legislature that had legalized same-sex marriage.
Media outlets across the state reported yesterday that scratch-off tickets for the Arkansas Lottery had arrived. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, about 26 million tickets were delivered to a warehouse in west Little Rock, where a small ceremony with lottery officials and reporters took place marking the occasion.
Dan Gilgoff, writer of the “God & Country” column in U.S. News & World Report, recently sat down with Frank Page—the most conservative member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.