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NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2007—“A true giant of the faith has gone on to his heavenly reward,” said Richard Land, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. “Our grief at our loss of his witness, energy and giftedness for... Continue...

SBC’s Richard Land says legislation could lead to 'serious infringements of our First Amendment' Continue...

Richard Land on the Supreme Court decision in Gonzales v. Carhart and Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood Continue...

While we affirm the ethical principles that inform S.30, we can neither endorse nor oppose it in its current form. We applaud the bill’s efforts to chart a path toward therapies and cures while trying to protect nascent human embryonic... Continue...

Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, sought to bring clarity to the recent discussion of comprehensive immigration reform: Continue...

“God has more to do with America than Liberals may think, and less than Conservatives assume,” says Richard Land in his new book, The Divided States of America? What Liberals AND Conservatives are Missing in the God-and-Country Shouting Match! (Thomas... Continue...

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...