Resources on Public Policy

Matt, Steven and Travis check in on a variety of policy items the ERLC is paying attention to as Congress returns to work. Topics include religious freedom in Malaysia; a U.S House vote in the fight against online sex trafficking;... Continue...

The ERLC’s Matt Hawkins and Jeff Pickering reflect on what happened in the Senate debate on immigration reform last week, and look ahead to the next month in Congress. Senate fails to secure border and resolve Dreamer issue What's next... Continue...

The ERLC’s DC team runs down what to expect in a week of rare activity in the Senate: an open amendment and debate process on immigration reform. Will they secure 60 votes? DACA & Dreamers Previous episode: The team explains... Continue...

The ERLC’s DC team reviews the status of politics and policy in Washington including abortion, immigration, and (yet another) CR week. Also, a quick look at the MLK50 Conference in Memphis, TN on April 3-4. David Brooks: The Abortion Memo... 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...

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...