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2014 ERLC Legislative Agenda

February 3, 2014

The second session of the 113th Congress is likely going to be a very difficult period legislatively. Between election year jockeying and the ongoing political rancor it will be hard to find a path forward for many of the bills we want to see become law. Nevertheless, government is part of God’s design for ordering human relationships so we must work to help it fulfill its creational purpose (Romans 13:1-7). The following is a partial listing of the various legislative initiatives we will engage this year. While not exhaustive, it provides insight into the range of issues the ERLC will attempt to cover in the coming year.

Russell Moore

Russell Moore is former President of the ERLC. He holds a Ph.D. in systematic theology from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His latest book is The Courage to Stand: Facing Your Fear Without Losing Your Soul. His book, The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home, was named Christianity Today’s 2019 Book of the Year. … Read More