Human Rights/Freedom


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]

Alabama News | Jun. 11 2019

Racial reconciliation begins with relationships, leadership panelists say

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Though racial strife has been part of Birmingham’s past, racial reconciliation can be part of... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 28 2016

Global Impact Alabama seeks to reach immigrants in state with gospel

A lot could change if we’d be willing to just go in a grocery store and strike up a conversation with the people who work there. At least... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jun. 24 2016

No truth to article suggesting Baptists are building mosques in US

Southern Baptists are not building mosques in the United States despite what an article posted in May on a satirical website suggests. The article... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jun. 16 2016

World Refugee Day urges awareness, solidarity

The refugee crisis, described as the worst since World War II, has resulted in more than 4.8 million Syrians being registered as refugees by... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 9 2016

Leaders must make plans to protect church members, security experts say

The 1966 massacre on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, in which 14 people died and 31 were wounded, is categorized as the first... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 12 2016

Report shows religious freedom deteriorating worldwide

Religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 29 2016

Mobile offers refugees resettlement opportunities

Jorge and Sonia Gonzalez speak no English. As political refugees from Cuba, they know English is necessary for them to have success in the United... [READ MORE]