Human Rights/Freedom

Alabama News | Mar. 2 2015

Survey shows 81 percent for religious freedom on marriage views

Contrary to the “inevitability” narrative most Americans have accepted of same-sex “marriage,” a new survey released... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Feb. 5 2015

As abortion rates decline, ERLC President Moore says there is still ‘much to be done’

The number and rate of abortions continue to decline as America passes the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the sanctity of human life observances... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 15 2015

Alabamian shares story of forgiveness, healing amid past with abortions

Starr Rogers was in her third trimester when the lady looked her square in the face and said it. “Go back to Alabama and have your baby.”... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Nov. 18 2014

Samford to help alleviate CP pain for Alabama Baptists

No scripts, no rehearsal — just straight from the heart. That’s how Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland addressed Alabama... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Nov. 6 2014

Bolivian pastor narrowly escapes assassination attempt

  On the evening of Oct. 21, an unidentified gunman pumped multiple rounds from a handgun into the passing car of Marcelo Nieva in an apparent... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Oct. 23 2014

Texas AG fights for First Amendment rights of 5 pastors

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott called on Houston city attorney Dave Feldman on Oct. 16 to withdraw subpoenas requiring five pastors to submit... [READ MORE]

Europe | Sep. 18 2014

For Baptist churches in Scotland, no change in status whatever the vote

SCOTLAND — Scots went into voting booths today to decide if they’ll break Scotland’s 300-year-old union with the United Kingdom... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 18 2014

WMU Foundation’s Hayes Endowment offers grants to aid victims of human trafficking

The national Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation recently made $3,500 in grants to The WellHouse in Birmingham and Turlac Ministries... [READ MORE]

Europe | Sep. 16 2014

Pastors in Iran Could Face Death Penalty

ISTANBUL,TURKEY — Three pastors in Iran are facing charges that could lead to the death penalty for activities in the house-church movement... [READ MORE]

Children | Jul. 31 2014

LifeWay Research survey shows domestic violence rarely addressed in church

A new survey from LifeWay Research found most Protestant senior pastors say they know victims of domestic violence and believe stopping... [READ MORE]