Initiative Summaries by Title

The ERLC supports a plan to defund and redirect—defund Planned Parenthood and redirect those funds to community health clinics. Alliance Defending Freedom has compiled a stunning report comparing community health clinics with Planned Parenthood locations: 13,540 federally qualified health clinics... Continue...

ERLC is deeply concerned that 800,000 Dreamers are in a new stage of uncertainty and insecurity. The termination of the President’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), has proved that a durable solution for this special category of immigrants—those who were brought... Continue...

Southern Baptists strongly affirm the sanctity of human life, at every stage of life. The Baptist Faith and Message (2000), based on Ps. 127:3, affirms “children, from the moment of conception, are a blessing and heritage from the Lord” (Psalm... Continue...

Southern Baptists affirm tax policies that incentivize charitable giving. Both families and government hold an interest in charitable giving so that the voluntary sector of our nation realize its fullest potential. The institutions of a healthy civil society–houses of worship,... Continue...

The United States is home to less than 5% of the world’s population, and yet almost 25% of the world’s prison population. A faulty assumption is at work in our criminal justice system: higher incarceration rates and longer sentences will... Continue...

A right unenforced is no right at all. U.S. law, through the Weldon Amendment and other provisions, has long protected the conscience rights of all Americans. And yet, because the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the previous administration refused to... Continue...