Press Releases from 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2022— The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention applauds the monumental Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court’s ruling today and the long-awaited overturn to the disastrous abortion precedent set by the court. This ruling is a culmination of nearly 50 years of focused work by

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2022—The Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in the case Carson v. Makin. The Court ruled today that Maine’s “nonsectarian” requirement for otherwise generally available tuition assistance payments violates the Free Exercise Clause. This decision builds upon the encouraging precedents set

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 18, 2022—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, will host an event on “The Mississippi Abortion Case and the Future of the Pro-Life Movement,”during the annual SBC meeting in Anaheim, Ca., Monday, June 13 at 9:30 p.m. PST in the Grand Ballroom E-K at the Anaheim Marriott. The event will feature a keynote

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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2022— Multiple organizations, including the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Commission, are partnering together on an important event to address the topic of “The Image of God: What it Means to be Human in a Culture of Death.” The event will be held May 24-25 at the Riley Center on the

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2022—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, will host a special online event, Tuesday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. EST, on the topic of how Christians can serve refugees, particularly in light of the global refugee crisis. Event panelists include: Bryant Wright, President, Send Relief Matthew Sorens, U.S. Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief and the

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2022—The Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 8-1 ruling today in Ramirez v. Collier, calling it a “significant affirmation of religious liberty.” John ​​Ramirez, 37, sued Texas prison officials in August 2021 for refusing to permit Dana Moore, his pastor from Second Baptist

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 22, 2022—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, will host a special online event, Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 11:00 a.m. EST, on the topic of racial reconciliation and the SBC. Event panelists include: Ed Litton, President, Southern Baptist Convention Fred Luter, Senior Pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, La. Missie Branch,

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Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2022—The Psalm 139 Project, a pro-life ministry of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has donated an ultrasound machine to Hope Clinic for Women in Nashville, Tenn., and will hold a dedication ceremony Friday, Feb. 18 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. CST at the clinic’s location at 1810 Hayes Street, Nashville, TN 37203. 

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