Resources on Legislation And Policy

In the sincere hope, dear reader, that soon we may speak of other things, let me linger just a while longer on religious freedom, liberalism, and public conscience. I’m compelled to do so now by Conor Friedersdorf, who writes with insight and clarity about the differences... Continue...

The following is a joint letter addressed to Senator Birdwell from a coalition of Baptists regarding Section 10 of Texas Senate Bill 3. You can download a PDF copy of the letter here. March 13, 2015 The Honorable Brian Birdwell... Continue...

No one in American life is more committed to religious liberty for all than the Latter-day Saints. We disagree strongly on crucial matters of faith—including the question of what the gospel is and what the church is, even over the... Continue...

WASHINGTON (BP)—A new effort to help end human trafficking and slavery worldwide has quickly gained momentum in Congress. The End Modern Slavery Initiative Act received approval from a Senate committee Feb. 26, only two days after it was introduced by... Continue...

Download the PDF This year brings the beginning of the 114th Congress, and with it new opportunities to advance legislative issues important to Southern Baptists. The following is a partial listing of the various legislative and policy initiatives we will... Continue...

This year brings the beginning of the 114th Congress, and with it new opportunities to advance legislative issues important to Southern Baptists. The following is a partial listing of the various legislative and policy initiatives we will engage this year... Continue...

NOTE: Jennifer Marshall will be one of the speakers at the ERLC National Conference: “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” The conference is designed to equip Christians to apply the gospel on these issues with convictional kindness in their communities, their... Continue...

On Thursday, Texas Congressman Randy Weber introduced important federal legislation designed to help clarify state authority in crafting state marriage policy. This comes in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning section three of the Defense of Marriage Act... Continue...

Today’s question: How should a pastor direct his church to interact with legislation on the life issue? Well, you know it’s kind of like parenting and child-rearing issues. If someone were to say to me, “How should I raise my... Continue...