Resources on Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON, D.C, Jan. 18, 2018—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on today’s HHS Announcement to form a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the HHS Office for Civil Rights. “Health care... Continue...

On Tuesday President Trump issued a proclamation for Religious Freedom Day, an annual national observance that recognizes the importance of protecting the religious freedom of all Americans. In honor of the commemoration, here are five facts about the Religious Freedom... Continue...

Refined by the fire. This has been the history of the church in China. Since the rise of the atheist Communist Party, Chinese Christians have faced incredible persecution at the hands of their government. Yet, the church has persisted and... Continue...

For the second time in four years, a federal judge has ruled that an Internal Revenue Service exemption that gives clergy tax-free housing allowances is unconstitutional. In her latest ruling U.S. District Court Judge Crabb claims the ministerial housing allowance... Continue...

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017—Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, offered comments today on reports that President Donald Trump plans to appoint Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to the post of Ambassador-at-Large... Continue...

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, June 26. The leaders represent the world’s two largest democracies, totaling more than 1.59 billion people. The primary purpose of the meeting is for... Continue...

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The Washington State Supreme Court ruled against a Christian florist who refused to serve a same-sex wedding because of "her relationship with Jesus Christ." In their unanimous decision the state court claims that, “discrimination based on same-sex marriage constitutes discrimination... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 3, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded today to reports that President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order entitled, “Establishing a Government-Wide Initiative to Respect... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 30, 2017—Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump, calling for security of U.S. citizens, the commitment to uphold religious freedom and compassion... Continue...