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Evangelicals for Life addresses ‘pro-life ethic’
Jan23

Evangelicals for Life addresses ‘pro-life ethic’

WASHINGTON (BP) — Evangelical Christians defend not only unborn children in the pro-life cause but all other human beings in need as well, speakers said on the second day of the Evangelicals for Life conference in the country’s capital. Christian advocacy for and ministry to refugees, orphans, immigrants and the poor gained attention Jan. 19 at the third annual event co-hosted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious...

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Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition
Jan22

Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition

WASHINGTON (BP) — Pregnancy resource centers continue to carry on the vital, pro-life work of serving vulnerable women and unborn children in the face of ongoing, adversarial campaigns by abortion rights advocates and the growing effort to regulate their work by state and local governments. Sanctity of Human Life Sunday will arrive Jan. 21 at a time when the U.S. Supreme Court will be preparing to consider a case that might...

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Charlottesville violence: SBC leaders urge prayer
Aug14

Charlottesville violence: SBC leaders urge prayer

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (BP) – Southern Baptist pastors and leaders denounced racism and called for prayer in the wake of white nationalist protests that turned into violence and death in Charlottesville, Va. The “Unite the Right” rally – linking various movements among white supremacists – never took place Aug. 12 after fights broke out between white protesters and counter-protesters shortly before the event was to...

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Trump reverses Obama transgender military policy
Jul26

Trump reverses Obama transgender military policy

WASHINGTON (BP) — President Trump suddenly reversed military policy on transgender individuals today (July 26), announcing on Twitter the United States would not “accept or allow” people who identify as a different gender than their biological sex to serve in the armed forces. “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...

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High court backs church in public benefits case
Jun26

High court backs church in public benefits case

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow Monday (June 26) for the freedom of churches to participate in government programs with secular purposes. Seven of the high court’s nine justices agreed the state of Missouri violated a church’s right to exercise its faith freely by barring it from participating in a government-run, playground-resurfacing program. In its opinion, the court said excluding Trinity...

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