Press Releases by 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C, September 20, 2016—The second annual Evangelicals for Life conference will be held January 26-28, 2017 at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C., where more than 20 leading evangelical speakers will convene to address issues regarding the dignity of human life, such... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C, September 19, 2016—Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has appointed Travis Wussow as the new vice president for public policy and general counsel. In this position, Wussow will direct the ERLC’s Washington office, coordinating all its legislative, coalition... Continue...

WASHINGTON D.C.—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, announced a multi-faith statement calling on the California Assembly to abandon Senate Bill 1146, a bill that takes drastic measures against the free exercise of religion... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission will partner with Alliance Defending Freedom to offer a free post-conference, “The 2016 Presidential Race, Religious Liberty and the Future of the Church,” Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT for... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, commented today on the U.S. Supreme Court decision denying the rights of states to enact common sense regulations on abortion in Whole Woman’s Health... Continue...

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Psalm 139 Project, a ministry of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, in partnership with Focus on the Family announced the placement of an ultrasound machine to Thrive St. Louis during the... Continue...

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest Protestant denomination, passed a resolution at its annual meeting today calling for Southern Baptist churches to discontinue displaying the Confederate flag as a “sign of solidarity of the whole Body of Christ.”... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, commented today on the unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision to remand the lower-court judgments for further proceedings in the Little Sisters of the Poor... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host a Capitol Conversations event on “Christianity and the Common Good: Religious Liberty and Human Flourishing” May 23 at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the Washington Court Hotel... Continue...