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2017 ERLC Legislative and Policy Agenda

January 17, 2017

In Washington, the new year brings a new Congress, a new Administration, a new balance of power, and carries with it new opportunities to pursue legislation that will serve Southern Baptists and the common good.

We are excited to release today the ERLC’s 2017 Legislative and Policy Agenda. The document lays out our priority legislative and policy initiatives we will engage this year. We have worked on some of these issues before in previous legislative sessions; some of these issues are new. Though not exhaustive, this agenda provides insight into the range of issues the ERLC will focus on this 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

Travis Wussow

Travis Wussow serves as the Vice President for Public Policy and General Counsel. Travis led the ERLC’s first international office located in the Middle East prior to joining the Washington DC office. He received a B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from The … Read More