Resources on Sanctity of Life

For centuries, physicians have adhered to the sentiment as described by the Hippocratic Oath. One of the clauses included in the historic commitment is this: “I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2018—The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates in the case, NIFLA v. Becerra today marking a victory for free speech, religious liberty and the sanctity of... Continue...

“I have had two children . . . I can say without hesitation that, tragic as it would have felt and ghastly as a second-trimester abortion would have been, I would have terminated those pregnancies had the testing come back... Continue...

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) recently filed a brief at the Supreme Court of the United States in this year’s landmark pro-life case, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California,... Continue...

Imagine you're a pastor of a church, and a young, godly couple in your congregation comes to you after a prolonged season of infertility seeking your counsel on whether to pursue IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). What counsel would you offer... Continue...

“Cecile Richards’ leadership at Planned Parenthood was unique because of the high profile, media-savvy nature of her presence. Her presidency coincided with a turn in the abortion rights movement toward a much more aggressive stance toward dissidence,” said Russell Moore,... Continue...

In late 2017, an embryo that had been frozen for 24 years was born via a procedure termed frozen embryo transfer.[1] The procedure was facilitated and performed at the National Embryo Donation Center in Knoxville, Tenn., a faith-based organization that... Continue...

The pro-life ethic shapes our understanding of the value of human life because we believe that all people are made in the image of God (Gen. 1:27). And as Christians, we live out our pro-life ideology by championing life. Over... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C, Dec. 21, 2017—U.S. Sens. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) have been added to speak at the 2018 Evangelicals for Life conference. The event, hosted by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and Focus on the Family,... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. In 2017, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission advocated for life on Capitol Hill, in courts, churches, and throughout the public square. While we made a lot... Continue...