Human Rights/Freedom

Human Rights/Freedom | Dec. 17 2020

Opinion: Conspiring against conspiracy: Seeking to continue the years-long work already being done to fight human trafficking

By Reagan Keith Special to The Alabama Baptist Efforts to combat human trafficking have recently experienced a new hurdle coming from a group... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 23 2020

China turns churches into propaganda centers

In order to hinder the growth of Christianity, the Chinese government has seized numerous churches to convert them to propaganda centers for... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 20 2020

Global Christian community called to help Armenian evangelicals serve refugees

Global Christian leaders are calling on believers worldwide to respond to the expansive and ongoing need of more than 150,000 Armenian refugees... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Nov. 20 2020

Restrictions on religion rise across the globe, Pew says

Government restrictions on religion are at their highest level around the globe since 2007, according to Pew Research. In an analysis of data... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Nov. 16 2020

Ugandan boy kidnapped by witch doctor, killed as sacrifice

KACHIRIBONG, Uganda — A boy was killed as a human sacrifice in Uganda after a woman opposed to the boy’s Christian father sold the boy to... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 2 2020

Diverse group of Southern Baptist pastors sign Deep South racial justice statement

Deep South Joint Statement on the Gospel, Racial Reconciliation, and Justice As a group of racially, ethnically, and politically diverse church... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Oct. 1 2020

Faith-based organizations express concern over plan to cut refugee admissions to historic low again

The Trump administration has announced the maximum number of refugees it plans to admit into the United States in the coming year, and once again,... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jun. 25 2020

Federal officials in Texas seize website promoting prostitution, indict site’s owner

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Officials in Texas have shut down CityXGuide, a prominent prostitution and sex trafficking website.... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Feb. 26 2020

US Senate fails to advance born alive, pain capable child protections

The U.S. Senate failed Feb. 25 to approve protections for unborn babies late in their mothers’ pregnancies and newborns who survive abortions.... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jan. 24 2020

Trump attends March for Life, first president to do so

President Donald Trump today (Jan. 24) became the first sitting president to attend the annual March for Life gathering in Washington. The president... [READ MORE]