Emily Wood joined The Christian Post as a staff reporter in February 2021. She primarily covers the global persecuted Church, the pro-life cause, Christian culture and American politics.
Emily graduated with a degree in journalism from Liberty University in May 2020 and served as the editor-in-chief of the Liberty Champion newspaper. Emily most recently worked at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and as a congressional intern in the U.S. Senate. A native of upstate South Carolina, Emily now lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
A former Pfizer executive recently advised that women of childbearing age and those who are already pregnant should consider opting out of taking the COVID-19 vaccine, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week that the vaccines are safe and don't show an increased risk of miscarriage.
France expands COVID-19 health passport as protests against lockdown, vaccine mandates erupt worldwide
France's health passports went into effect Monday, just days after thousands took to the streets to protest a mandate that only allows the vaccinated or those who've tested negative for COVID-19 to go to shopping centers, restaurants or board public transportation.
The mayor of a Texas border town is pleading for help in responding to the immigration surge as an influx of positive COVID-19 cases flow across the border, leaving the town of McAllen overwhelmed.
The Abortion Survivors Network hosted the first-ever retreat for survivors of failed abortions last weekend. Over a dozen united under the mantra, “You Belong," to show they are not alone.
A Somali-born human rights activist and bestselling author condemned critical race theory (CRT) as divisive and the “worst philosophy she has ever come across” as some media and public school systems continue to endorse it.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis slammed President Joe Biden for what he considers hypocrisy in handling the COVID-19 pandemic because the administration is allowing illegal immigrants from all over the world to come into the country despite an uptick in infections.
A Nigerian civil society organization estimates around 43,000 Christians have been killed by Nigerian Islamic radicals in the last 12 years, while 18,500 have permanently disappeared and 17,500 churches have been attacked.
Religious liberty legal organizations petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court this week to reverse a Virginia court’s decision denying a parsonage exemption to unordained college ministers based on the city’s interpretation of Presbyterian doctrine.
A series of violent attacks during weekend nighttime raids in Nigeria blamed on Fulani radicals has reportedly led to the deaths of about seven people, the destruction of nearly 300 houses and the displacement of many. However, a leading Fulani advocacy group has put the blame for the violence on local youths.
Former Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen claims in a new book that the abortion giant tried to exploit her miscarriage as a public relations stunt, adding that pro-choice critics blasted her public grief for stigmatizing abortion.