Press Releases by 2006

Former “Seinfield” star Michael Richards’ tirade of racial slurs and obscenities at a comedy club in Hollywood shocked Americans this week. In the first decade of the 21st century, how could someone with the cultural sophistication and pluralistic societal exposure... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 24, 2006—Dr. Richard Land, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on today’s approval by the Food and Drug Administration of Plan B for non-prescription sale to women 18 and older:“It’s a sad day for... Continue...

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2006—Following Senate approval of three critical stem cell research bills and the subsequent presidential veto of H.R. 810 by President Bush today, Dr. Richard Land, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the vote... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 6, 2006— The highest courts in New York and Georgia ruled today that a right to same-sex “marriage” is not secured in either state’s constitution. The New York Court of Appeals said “same-sex unions” are not allowed... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 30, 2006— Dr. Richard Land, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the Supreme Court’s June 29 decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.“Unfortunately, the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, aided and abetted by Justice... Continue...

Orlando, Fla., June 28, 2006—Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, will speak at First Baptist Church of Central Florida, July 2, as part of the church’s observance of God & Country Sunday.Land will... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 7, 2006—Dr. Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission commented on the June 7 vote on the Marriage Protection Amendment in the Senate.“Defenders of marriage owe a debt of gratitude to Majority... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2006—Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented today about President’s Bush’s support of the Marriage Protection Amendment, following the president’s speech at the White House.“The president of the... Continue...

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2006—Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on President Bush’s May 15 speech regarding immigration reform.“I thought the President’s speech was a tremendous, giant step forward. He spent the... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 11, 2006—If the courts force a redefinition of marriage on our nation, it is only a matter of time before runaway political correctness results in Parents’ Day cards replacing the more traditional Mothers’ and Fathers’ day cards... Continue...