Recently Added Capitol Conversations Episodes

Matt, Steven, and Travis catch up on latest federal policy developments including a legislative solution for Dreamers, Criminal Justice Reform, and two big wins for religious freedom at HHS and DOJ. Dreamers/DACA Evangelical Leader Statement of Principles on Dreamers -... Continue...

Matthew Hawkins, Steven Harris, and Travis Wussow discuss Washington politics of the last week of September, including possible legislative solutions for Dreamers and the Pain-capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HR 36). Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Legislative proposals to... Continue...

ERLC National Conference Full video: Russell Moore and Ben Sasse via Facebook Live Hurricane Harvey Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Hurricane Harvey From the Flooded Grounds of Houston - Jeff Medders How to help victims of Hurricane Harvey - ERLC 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...

Matt Hawkins moderates a panel discussion on human trafficking with Kimberly Merida, Ashleigh Chapman, Natasha Robinson, and Travis Wussow. The panel was part of the 2017 Evangelicals for Life conference. Human Trafficking Video: Panel discussion as heard on podcast Resources... Continue...

Matt Hawkins welcomes Andrew Walker to discuss his new book God & the Transgender Debate: What Does the Bible Actually Say About Gender Identity? Christian compassion and the Transgender Debate Amazon: God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew Walker 5... Continue...

Jeff Pickering and Matt Hawkins interview the ERLC’s 2017 team of D.C. interns to share a glimpse into life and vocation in Washington, D.C. The interns share their favorite experiences and what it’s like to work in the ERLC’s D.C.... Continue...

Matt, Travis, and Steven discuss the latest from Capitol Hill including: rumors about the effort to defund Planned Parenthood; prayer for the persecuted church; State Department international religious freedom policy); and the role out of the Democrat’s new populist branding.... Continue...

Matt and Steven give a rundown of the Congressional landscape in the weeks leading up to the August recess. Includes: updates to human trafficking law, pro-life measures in appropriations, gender reassignment surgery in the military, and healthcare in the Senate.... Continue...

Travis Wussow moderates a panel event on Capitol Hill to discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Trinity Lutheran. Cohosted by the ERLC and the Alliance Defending freedom, the conversation features attorney David Cortman, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), Kevin... Continue...