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Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, will testify today in support of the Workplace Religious Freedom Act, H.R. 1445. He will deliver his testimony before the Employer-Employee Relations Subcommittee of the House... Continue...

Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, will testify Thursday, Nov. 10, in support of the Workplace Religious Freedom Act, H.R. 1445. He will deliver his testimony before the Employer-Employee Relations Subcommittee of... Continue...

After the recent nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court of the United States, Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the president’s decision.“The president has once again fulfilled... Continue...

Upon Harriet Miers’ decision to withdraw as a nominee to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the nominee and the hearing process.“I am... Continue...

“Rosa Parks’ moment of resistance against the policies of segregation in Montgomery, Ala., was the spark that lit the modern-day civil rights movement. Her December 1, 1955, arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to... Continue...

Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission will be participating in "Religious Politics, Political Religion," a panel discussion sponsored by the Goethe-Institut New York and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Washington, D.C., October 19.... Continue...

"This President has kept no promise more faithfully than his promise in 2000, and again in 2004, that he would nominate only strict constructionist, original intent jurists to the Supreme Court. In the face of unprecedented obstructionism, led especially by... Continue...

Upon the confirmation of Judge John Roberts as the 17th chief justice of the United States, Dr. Richard Land, president of Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the nominee and the hearing process.“Chief Justice John Roberts... Continue...

“Chief Justice Rehnquist was a model citizen, patriot and Supreme Court justice. Starting with service in the Army Air Corps in World War II and continuing throughout more than three decades as an associate and chief justice of the Supreme... Continue...

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist appointed Dr. Richard Land of Nashville, Tennessee, to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent and bipartisan federal agency. Frist’s senatorial appointment marks the third term of service to the USCIRF for... Continue...