Resources from 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 28, 2011— Religious freedom around the world is in decline. In response, Open Doors USA is working to promote the “Presidential Pledge for Religious Freedom”:http://www.pledgeforreligiousfreedom.com, an effort urging America’s leaders to include religious freedom as a part of foreign policy matters. Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics &

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elizabeth Wood 615-782-8401 [email protected] The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of The Southern Baptist Convention *SBC’s Richard Land Comments on NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s Decision to Exclude Chaplains and Religious Leaders from 9/11 Ceremony* WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 31, 2011 — Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious

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In a recent interview Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, took issue with New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s decision not to include chaplains and religious leaders at the 10th anniversary of 9/11 commemoration service, despite his acclaimed support of religious freedom and tolerance: “It is interesting to

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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2011—Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, comments on the recent recommendation by the “Institute of Medicine”:http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2011/Clinical-Preventive-Services-for-Women-Closing-the-Gaps.aspx that would require health insurance plans to provide free coverage under last year’s health care reform law for contraceptives, including emergency contraceptives that are abortifacients, such as the

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 16, 2011—Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, issued this statement in response to the erroneous claim found in the July 16 edition of the _Wall Street Journal_. The article, “Evangelicals Urge Perry to Enter Race,” stated Land has encouraged Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run

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WASHINGTON, DC (May 31, 2011) – Religious leaders representing 25 faith groups around the country today called for the Major League Baseball Players Association to agree to Commissioner Bud Selig’s proposed prohibition on tobacco use at games. The faith leaders join a growing coalition of medical groups, public health officials and fans that is urging

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Dr. Richard Land will be on CNN today around 12 PM ET, 11 AM CT to discuss Newt Gingrich’s morality issues as he jumps into the presidential race for 2012. We hope you all are able to watch as he discusses these issues with CNN correspondent, Joe Johns.

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