Human Rights/Freedom


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]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 21 2016

Panelists offer pathway to dialogue, harmony at racial reconciliation conference

“Birmingham is a far cry from the past,” Mayor William A. Bell told participants in a national conference on racial reconciliation March... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Mar. 3 2016

Pope, Moore disagree on morality of death penalty

Pope Francis is calling for Christians worldwide to fight to end the death penalty, citing Exodus 20:13: “Thou shalt not kill.” “All... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Feb. 25 2016

NASA attorney rebukes employees for use of ‘Jesus’ in newsletter

By Martha Simmons When a small group of workers at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston submitted the following notice to their June 2015... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Feb. 18 2016

Purdue staff member threatens to rape pro-lifers

A Purdue University staff member recently took to Facebook with his pro-choice opinions, but in the process he landed himself under investigation... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 28 2016

American pastor Saeed Abedini’s release from prison in Iran a result of prayer, according to family, supporters

After three-and-a-half-years of imprisonment in Iran, American pastor Saeed Abedini has been released.  He was freed Jan. 16 and arrived... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 6 2015

Texas Supreme Court makes rare move in favor of pastors

The Texas Supreme Court has directed the Houston city council to abide by its own charter and repeal the controversial Equal Rights Ordinance... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 6 2015

Alabama congressmen co-sponsor bills to defund PP

Every Republican member of Alabama’s congressional delegation has backed bills to defund Planned Parenthood (PP) as pressure mounts against... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 30 2015

First Amendment Defense Act gets Alabama support

Two members of Alabama’s U.S. congressional delegation have signed on to legislation intended to protect the religious freedom of those... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 24 2015

Second Planned Parenthood video brings polarized media response

A week after America saw a stunning undercover video of a Planned Parenthood (PP) executive discussing the methods and price tag of harvesting... [READ MORE]