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Alabama legislators OK abortion ban
May16

Alabama legislators OK abortion ban

UPDATE: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill Wednesday afternoon (May 15). MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) — The Alabama Legislature has approved the strongest abortion prohibition yet in this year’s state battles over the issue. The Alabama Senate passed a bill to ban abortion in a 25-6 vote Tuesday (May 14), two weeks after the House of Representatives voted 74-3 for the proposal. The bill’s sole exception to the...

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ERLC’s Moore launches YouTube channel
May09

ERLC’s Moore launches YouTube channel

NASHVILLE (BP)– Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore launched a YouTube channel Tuesday (May 7) to address a variety of theological and cultural issues. The YouTube channel featuring Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), opened with a series titled “On the Issues,” according to a news release from the entity. The series — which will offer a weekly examination of...

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Supreme Court to rule on LGBT rights
Apr25

Supreme Court to rule on LGBT rights

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider in its next term whether non-discrimination protections in federal workplace law cover people who identify as gay or transgender. The high court announced April 22 it would review appeals in three different cases on an issue that touches on the continuing conflict between religious liberty and sexual liberty. The controversial matter has divided federal appeals...

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ERLC, others defend religious liberty at U.N.
Apr13

ERLC, others defend religious liberty at U.N.

WASHINGTON (BP) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s religious freedom entity and other advocacy organizations have expressed concern to the United Nations regarding the Malaysian government’s continued refusal to protect the right of all citizens to practice their faith. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) joined Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) International and the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA)...

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No tax relief yet from Congress for churches
Mar29

No tax relief yet from Congress for churches

WASHINGTON (BP) — Congress has failed, to this point, to heed the latest urgent request from a coalition led by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission to rescind a provision in federal law requiring churches to file tax returns for the first time in American history. In a March 1 letter, ERLC President Russell Moore and 11 other organizational leaders called on House of Representatives committee...

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