ERLC president responds to Hobby Lobby decision

By Staff
Jun 30, 2014

Russell Moore, president of the ERLC, shares his thoughts on the ruling given by the Supreme Court of the United States on the Hobby Lobby and religious freedom case. 

"The government cannot set itself up as lord over the conscience...What the Supreme Court has done today is reaffirm a basic American principle that our Baptist ancestors fought for in the revolutionary era."

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1 On Jun 30, 2014, at 4:11pm, karla zelaya wrote:

Well said.  Thank you for being the voice of so many christians that don’t have the capacity to stand up for our religious beliefs.  We need leaders like you to encourage and to remind us that we r here for our Lord and we have take a stand and not let this
world conform us to its standars, but we are of Christ

2 On Jun 30, 2014, at 5:17pm, David Lowrie wrote:

Thank you for your insights and perspective. We do live in a new day and day in which we must stand strong and firm for the values of the faith. I totally agree it is sad we must celebrate something we took as secure just a few years ago. However, on the other hand this is a day when the light will shine brighter in contrast to the darkness and fog all around us. Keep up the good work.

3 On Jul 1, 2014, at 11:17am, Dusty McLemore wrote:

Thanks Dr. Moore for your response & godly leadership of our Convention! We definitely & desperately need more leaders today who are appalled by the hijacking of our Christian freedoms and who aren’t afraid to take a stand in speaking out in defense of them! You are appreciated & respected in these efforts!

4 On Jul 1, 2014, at 12:50pm, Jerry Cross wrote:

Thank you, Dr. Moore, for your outstanding leadership and wisdom. I am thankful to have a man like you serving the interests of God’s people and God’s kingdom at the ERLC!

5 On Jul 1, 2014, at 2:08pm, Terry & Julia McMahan wrote:

We appreciate your use of God’s gifting for His people who don’t have the public forum you’re blessed to have. Thank you!

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