Human Rights/Freedom


Africa | Feb. 6 2014

Millions of African children exploited by forced labor in slave-like conditions

A young child sits on the side of the road in Madagascar crushing rocks with a hammer almost too heavy for him to hold. Another accidently... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jan. 24 2014

Moore opposes medical marijuana

The Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) top public-policy expert says any therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana are outweighed by costs... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2013

Attorney General Strange files brief in support of First Amendment rights for New Mexico photographers

In support of the owners of Elane Photography in New Mexico, the office of Attorney General Luther Strange filed a legal brief in mid-December... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Nov. 26 2013

Supreme Court takes up contraceptive mandate, will rule on religious rights of corporations

  The Supreme Court announced Nov. 26 that it will decide whether for-profit businesses can be treated like religious entities in a politically... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 14 2013

Alabama lowers preterm birth rate

Alabama lowered its preterm birth rate but not enough to change its grade. It again earned an F on the 2013 March of Dimes (MOD) Premature Birth... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Nov. 4 2013

American pastor held in Iran transferred to brutal prison

After spending more than a year in Tehran's brutal Evin Prison, American pastor Saeed Abedini has been transferred to one of Iran's more... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Oct. 10 2013

Gender-based abortions spark outrage in England

A group of Christian lawyers plans to sue two medical doctors who have raised a storm of controversy for arranging the abortion of female... [READ MORE]

Europe | Sep. 26 2013

Swedish Christian rescues women from sex trafficking

In Stockholm, women from around the world are finding real love that frees them from the sex that once enslaved them. After listening to each... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Sep. 19 2013

Russell Moore inaugurated as new ERLC president

WASHINGTON — Russell D. Moore was inaugurated as the new president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Sep. 12 2013

Evangelicals respond to immigration reform

A lack of trust in the Obama administration on border security is preventing most evangelical Christians from embracing legislative reform... [READ MORE]