WASHINGTON (BP) – The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has joined other evangelical Christian organizations on the occasion of the first anniversary of Afghanistan’s fall to the Taliban in calling on Congress to enable Afghans evacuated to the United States to seek permanent residency.
CHICAGO (BP) – The freedom of churches and other religious organizations to make employment decisions based on their beliefs has again gained support in the federal court system.
NASHVILLE (BP)—Ongoing attacks on pregnancy resource centers and other pro-life organizations have presented security challenges, but they have not thwarted continuing, faith-based efforts to minister to women in need.
NASHVILLE (BP)—A Southern Baptist ethics leader and other pro-life advocates expressed disappointment but resolve in response to the rejection by Kansas voters of an amendment to affirm the state constitution does not protect the right to abortion.
WASHINGTON (BP) – A newly proposed rule by the Biden administration would violate the freedom of conscience of health-care providers by requiring participation in gender-transition procedures and abortions, a Southern Baptist ethicist and other opponents say.
WASHINGTON (BP) – The Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics entity called Tuesday (July 26) for the U.S. Senate to oppose legislation that threatens to gain enough Republican support to codify same-sex marriage into law.
WASHINGTON (BP)—The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday (July 21) to protect contraceptive rights that opponents say will actually violate religious freedom and promote abortion.
WASHINGTON (BP) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted July 19 to codify same-sex marriage into law with the help of one-fifth of its Republican members and to the chagrin of Southern Baptist leaders.
WASHINGTON (BP) – Vice President Kamala Harris made an apparent comparison between legislative efforts to protect preborn children and chattel slavery in America during a speech Monday (July 18).
WASHINGTON (BP) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed two far-reaching abortion rights bills Friday (July 15) that seek to repudiate a watershed ruling by the Supreme Court and defy pro-life protections enacted by the states.