Resources on Public Policy

In Washington, we are in the second session of the 115th Congress. This is an election year, which means the window for legislative activity is shorter than usual and tensions will heighten when voting on difficult issues. While 2017 was... Continue...

Travis Wussow, ERLC VP for Public Policy, interviews four panelists during the 2018 Evangelicals for Life conference. The panel, "Politics and the Person: Why Legislation Matters for the Pro-Life Cause" includes Tim Goeglein (Focus on the Family), Charles Camosy (Fordham... Continue...

Matt and Travis review the political landscape surrounding a legislative solution for “Dreamers” and DACA recipients. Also, it’s the week of the annual March for Life and the Evangelicals for Life conference. DACA and Dreamers What you should know about DACA... Continue...

Matt welcomes Vanessa Gutierrez (Michigan) and Elisa Gonzalez (South Carolina) who share what it’s like to be “Dreamers” and DACA recipients. What you should know about DACA and Dreamers - ERLC Evangelical Leader Statement of Principles on Dreamers - ERLC... Continue...

Lauren and Michael McAfee stop by the Leland House on Capitol Hill to chat about the Museum of the Bible with Matt and Travis. The Museum of Bible is now open in Washington, D.C., just blocks from the U.S. Capitol... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. The ERLC team in Washington, D.C., advocates for public policy on behalf of more than 15.2 million Southern Baptists. The SBC is America’s largest Protestant denomination with... Continue...

Matt and Jeff welcome Melissa Swearingen from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to discuss the Conscience Protection Act.   Conscience Protection Act To be really pro-choice, you must protect each doctor's choice to not perform abortions - USA Today... Continue...

What happened inside SCOTUS? Matt and Travis catch up with attorneys Michael and Jonathan Whitehead to hear what they witnessed during the oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court case. Michael Whitehead formerly served as counsel for the ERLC... Continue...

Matt and Travis welcome Jose Ocampo, a “Dreamer” and DACA recipient, alongside Walter Strickland, First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention and Assistant Professor of Systematic and Contextual Theology at Southeastern Theological Seminary.   What you should know about DACA... Continue...

Now that the consumer-focused shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, many Americans will be supporting #GivingTuesday. This global event is the unofficial marker for the start of the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and... Continue...