Articles on Sanctity of Life

For centuries, physicians have adhered to the sentiment as described by the Hippocratic Oath. One of the clauses included in the historic commitment is this: “I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will... Continue...

“I have had two children . . . I can say without hesitation that, tragic as it would have felt and ghastly as a second-trimester abortion would have been, I would have terminated those pregnancies had the testing come back... Continue...

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) recently filed a brief at the Supreme Court of the United States in this year’s landmark pro-life case, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California,... Continue...

Imagine you're a pastor of a church, and a young, godly couple in your congregation comes to you after a prolonged season of infertility seeking your counsel on whether to pursue IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). What counsel would you offer... Continue...

In late 2017, an embryo that had been frozen for 24 years was born via a procedure termed frozen embryo transfer.[1] The procedure was facilitated and performed at the National Embryo Donation Center in Knoxville, Tenn., a faith-based organization that... Continue...

The pro-life ethic shapes our understanding of the value of human life because we believe that all people are made in the image of God (Gen. 1:27). And as Christians, we live out our pro-life ideology by championing life. Over... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. In 2017, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission advocated for life on Capitol Hill, in courts, churches, and throughout the public square. While we made a lot... Continue...

Every six months or so, the radical pro-choice movement makes another attempt to defame life-affirming pregnancy centers. Every six months, these efforts fail. Why? Well, it comes down to the difference between fact-raising and fundraising. The pro-choice fringe narrative is... Continue...

Last week, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) held its annual meeting in Phoenix. If you’ve been following the news, you might be forgiven for thinking that Southern Baptists only addressed two topics last week: renewing our commitment to evangelism and... Continue...

I first saw the movie “The Fugitive” in 1993. It's a story about Dr. Richard Kimball (Harrison Ford), who is framed and wrongly sentenced to die for the murder of his wife. He escapes and embarks on a quest for... Continue...