Religion and politics

Assistant Professor Sarah Steinbock-Pratt holds a sign as she listens to speakers at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., who have gathered to support an open campus and oppose the travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. (Gary Cosby Jr./The Tuscaloosa News via AP)
February 10, 2017 - 12:25 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the administration's claim of presidential authority, questioning its motives and concluding that the order was...
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Members of the media line outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration's immigration policy. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
February 09, 2017 - 7:58 pm
A federal appeals court refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Here is some reaction to the decision: ___ "SEE YOU IN COURT. THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!" — Trump, in a tweet ___ "Well, Mr. President, we just saw you in...
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Security officers are seen outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration's immigration policy. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
February 09, 2017 - 6:52 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says a federal appeals court ruling against reinstating his refugee and immigration order is a "political decision." He says the "security of our country is at...
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In this Feb. 8, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the Major County Sheriffs' Association and Major Cities Chiefs Association, in Washington.Trump says it doesn’t take a lawyer to see that his order banning visitors from seven Muslim-majority nations is a “common sense” move to protect the U.S. from terrorists. He says even a bad high school student could figure that out. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 09, 2017 - 6:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The U.S. Justice Department has responded to a federal appeals court's refusal to reinstate President Donald Trump travel ban, saying it "is reviewing the decision and considering its...
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Allie Morgan, a University of Colorado graduate student, is among dozens of people at a travel ban protest at the University of Colorado in Boulder on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. ( Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera via AP)
February 09, 2017 - 5:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration's immigration policy. In a unanimous decision , the panel of three judges from the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Senators on his Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 09, 2017 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to contest a federal appellate court decision refusing to reinstate his ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, tweeting, "SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!" The White House did not immediately comment on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014, file photo, Circuit Judge Michelle T. Friedland, right, gestures while questioning Barry Bonds' attorney, Dennis Riordan, before an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Friedland is one of three judges on the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals deciding whether to reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool, file)
February 09, 2017 - 5:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judges William Canby, Richard Clifton and Michelle Friedland range in age, backgrounds, and judicial decisions. The three judges on the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled Thursday against immediately reinstating President Donald Trump's travel...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Senators on his Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 09, 2017 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that comments by his Supreme Court nominee criticizing his own attacks on the judiciary were "misrepresented," even as Republican and Democratic lawmakers vouched for the veracity of the remarks. Trump responded after private rebukes from...
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February 09, 2017 - 9:42 am
PARIS (AP) — A French court has thrown out a complaint by a federation of Catholic families that dating site Gleeden's business model is illegal and anti-social because it encourages extramarital affairs. A Paris civil court ruled Thursday that promoting infidelity in ads isn't unlawful because...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the Major County Sheriffs' Association and Major Cities Chiefs Association, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 09, 2017 - 9:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's criticism of the judiciary prompted a rebuke from his nominee for the Supreme Court, who told a senator the president's comments were "demoralizing and disheartening." Judge Neil Gorsuch, who was nominated by Trump to the nation's high court last week,...
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