Press Release

ERLC Releases 2014 Legislative Agenda

February 04, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 4, 2014—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention released its 2014 Legislative Agenda today, outlining the issues the organization plans to address in the coming year. 

At the top of the list, the ERLC plans to address issues such as the sanctity of human life, religious freedom, marriage and family. 

“The second session of the 113th Congress is likely going to be a very difficult period legislatively,” said ERLC President Russell D. Moore. “Between election year jockeying and the ongoing political rancor it will be hard to find a path forward for many of the bills we want to see become law. Nevertheless, government is part of God’s design for ordering human relationships, so we must work to help it fulfill its creational purpose.”

Other legislative efforts Moore and the ERLC staff plan to cover in 2014 include: 

 The entire ERLC 2014 legislative agenda can be accessed here

The Southern Baptist Convention is America’s largest non-Catholic denomination with more than 15.9 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is the SBC’s ethics, religious liberty and public policy agency with offices in Nashville, Tenn. and Washington, D.C.

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Elizabeth Bristow

Elizabeth Bristow serves as the Press Secretary for the ERLC. Elizabeth oversees press and media operations for the organization and also coordinates marketing and advertising for ERLC events. Elizabeth received a B.A. in Public Relations and Marketing from Union University in 2010. She and her husband have one son. Read More by this Author