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Russell Moore Calls Virginia Governor’s Abortion Comments ‘Morally Reprehensible and Ghoulish to the Core’
Feb03

Russell Moore Calls Virginia Governor’s Abortion Comments ‘Morally Reprehensible and Ghoulish to the Core’

WASHINGTON, D.C.,—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, called Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s comments on a proposed abortion bill “nothing short of horrifying, and a shock to any functioning conscience.” In response, Moore commented: “The governor’s statement is morally reprehensible and ghoulish to the core. How seared must a conscience be for a leader to discuss...

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ERLC President Russell Moore Responds to Planned Parenthood Corpse-Trafficking
Jul15

ERLC President Russell Moore Responds to Planned Parenthood Corpse-Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 15, 2015—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded to an undercover video released yesterday which shows a senior director from Planned Parenthood outlining the selling of body parts of aborted children. “The horror of this story should be shocking to the consciences of all Americans. And Planned Parenthood’s response to this video is as...

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ERLC President Russell Moore Announces Evangelical Statement on Marriage
Jun26

ERLC President Russell Moore Announces Evangelical Statement on Marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2015—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, assembled a broad coalition of evangelical leaders to oppose the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in a joint statement. The statement, titled, “Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage,” begins with a rebuke of the Court’s decision: “As evangelical Christians,...

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ERLC’s Russell Moore Responds to Supreme Court Taking Up Same-Sex Marriage Cases
Jan16

ERLC’s Russell Moore Responds to Supreme Court Taking Up Same-Sex Marriage Cases

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2015—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up four same-sex marriage cases involving state constitutional amendments that define marriage as the union of a man and woman. “This case could potentially transform the cultural landscape of America. We should pray for the Court, that they will...

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Moore: pope voices ‘strong’ statement on marriage
Nov18

Moore: pope voices ‘strong’ statement on marriage

VATICAN CITY (BP) — Southern Baptists’ lead ethicist has affirmed “a strong statement” by Pope Francis on traditional marriage during the pontiff’s opening address at the Vatican colloquium on “the complementarity of man and woman in marriage.” “Pope Francis made clear that male/female complementarity is essential to marriage, and that this cannot be redefined by ideology or by the...

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