Press Releases on Public Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2020—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, wrote a letter to congressional leaders Thursday, urging them to include the charitable sector and protect vulnerable populations through specific provisions in the... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2019—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, welcomed important religious liberty and pro-life reforms proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to Obama-era regulations issued... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2019—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has announced its 2019 Legislative Agenda, highlighting various legislative and policy initiatives the organization plans to engage this year as well as highlighting bipartisan victories in 2018. ... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 13, 2018—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention delivered a coalition letter to members of the U.S. Congress today calling for the repeal of a new tax on churches and nonprofits, which will... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 31, 2018—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention announced its 2018 Legislative Agenda today, highlighting various legislative and policy initiatives the organization plans to engage in the coming year. At the top of... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as the next justice for the U.S. Supreme Court today. "The confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme... Continue...

ERLC President Russell Moore Comments on U.S. Senates Decision to Block Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Continue...