Capitol Conversations Episodes by Title

This year, at the 2019  SBC Annual Meeting, 13 resolutions were passed, eight of which relate to key issues and concerns within the ERLC’s public policy work. On this episode, Jeff, Travis, Steven, and Chelsea discuss the importance of these... Continue...

Abortion and health care drama 2017 ERLC Policy Agenda How the GOP’s Health Care Bill Affects Abortion and Conscience Rights Gorsuch Guest: Carrie Severino (bio) @jcnseverino, Judicial Crisis Network, @judicialnetwork - ConfirmGorsuch.com Russell Moore assembles evangelical leaders to support Judge Gorsuch for U.S.... Continue...

Jeff and Chelsea are joined by friends and coalition partners Miriam Harmer and Brian Walsh to discuss our advocacy work for a bipartisan repeal of the new tax on nonprofits and, for the first time in American history, houses of... Continue...

ERLC D.C. staffers Matt, Travis, and Steven share their conversation as they process the events in Charlottesville, race in America, and where gospel-believing churches go from here. Charlottesville VIDEO: Russell Moore on CNN with Jake Tapper SBC Resolution On Sensitivity... Continue...

Adoption Tax Credit Why the Adoption Tax Credit Matters - ERLC Dear Republicans, Save the Adoption Tax Credit - National Review SBA List on House GOP Tax Reform Bill Save the Adoption Tax Credit! - Focus on the Family Why... Continue...

On December 11, 2018, House Resolution (H.R.) 390—the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018—became law. David Trimble and Nathaniel Hurd, two people who played a significant role in passing this bill, join Travis Wussow to discuss... Continue...

In this summer of international religious freedom, Matt Hawkins and Travis Wussow visited the State Department to speak with Ambassador Sam Brownback then welcomed Commissioner Kristina Arriaga to the ERLC Leland House. Brownback serves as Ambassador at large for International... Continue...

America voted. Who won? Who lost? And what does it all mean for the country and for the issues Southern Baptists care about? For this special episode of Capitol Conversations, Jeff Pickering is joined by Travis Wussow and Brent Leatherwood... Continue...

The ERLC’s DC team runs down what to expect in a week of rare activity in the Senate: an open amendment and debate process on immigration reform. Will they secure 60 votes? DACA & Dreamers Previous episode: The team explains... Continue...

In the final days of the 115th Congress, a significant and bipartisan federal criminal justice reform bill was signed into law at the White House. The First Step Act, which sought both prison and sentencing reforms, enjoyed overwhelming votes in... Continue...