The Equality Act
- Medicare for All Act
- Hyde Amendment
- Combat the Opioid Crisis
- Defend Christian Higher Ed
- Pain Capable Act
- Solution for Dreamers
The ERLC affirms the full dignity of every human being. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Messengers passed a resolution to “reaffirm the sacredness and full dignity and worthiness of respect and Christian love for every single human being, without any reservation.” The SBC’s commitment to love of neighbor is …Continue...
Last week, the Equality Act was once again introduced into the House of Representatives and the Senate for consideration. This legislation intends to expand the definition of “sex” to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” (SOGI) and would revise every title of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to add these categories as new protected …Continue...
As the U.S. Congress reconvenes after the election, it must work to either complete appropriations work or pass another continuing resolution (CR) by the end of December 16. Congress previously passed a short-term CR in September to fund the government through December 16. On July 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a six-bill minibus, …Continue...
Today, the Senate will once again take up the Respect for Marriage Act. Though the bill overcame the legislative filibuster with 62 members, 50 Democrats and 12 Republicans, voting in favor of moving forward with the bill before Thanksgiving, today’s vote will consider three potential amendments to the bill and then final passage. Once the …Continue...
Though results are still coming in from Tuesday’s midterm elections that will determine which party controls the House of Representatives, Congress is coming back in session today with a long list of legislative items to do before the end of the year. This session between the election and the swearing in of the new Congress …Continue...
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill titled the “Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021.” This vote was largely along party lines, with every Republican and only one Democrat, Rep. Cuellar (D-TX), voting against the harmful bill. This piece of legislation is one of the most pro-abortion bills to have ever passed the …Continue...