Moral and Ethical Issues


Addictions | Sep. 1 2016

‘Pornography is the new tobacco’ and that’s a good thing, according to Center on Sexual Exploitation

As more research links pornography to psychological and physiological damage, advocates hope it will soon generate the same national antipathy... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 26 2016

Sponsor calls Alabama lottery bill ‘dead’

“The lottery bill for the 2016 special session is dead,” announced the measure’s sponsor, Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, on Aug.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Latest ruling against illegal gambling ‘significant victory’

The gambling machines and more than $191,000 in cash seized from Frontier Bingo in Knoxville during a raid in 2014 will remain with the state,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Gov. Bentley’s lottery bill passes Senate; Aug. 24 deadline to make November ballot

Gov. Robert Bentley’s lottery bill (SB 3), sponsored by Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, passed the Alabama Senate 21–12 late in the day... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million Alabamians — with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Bentley to propose state lottery vote in special session

Gov. Robert Bentley confirmed July 27 that he will be bringing a statewide lottery proposal to the special session that will begin Aug. 15. The... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor addresses voting in upcoming election

Pastor, FBC Springville A young voter asked me recently, “Who are you voting for in November?” Apparently a famous Christian rapper said... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Changing genders isn’t morally wrong, majority of Americans say

Most Americans see nothing morally wrong with gender change, a study released July 14 shows. Six in 10 Americans don’t think it’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Aug. 1 2016

Poll asks religious groups what is morally acceptable

What does the average American think about major moral issues these days? To some extent it depends on what church or synagogue you attend —... [READ MORE]

National News | Jul. 28 2016

Thousands gather at nation’s capital to pray for unity, healing

Evangelical Christians converged on the nation’s capital for a prayer rally on one of the hottest days of the summer. With the nation reeling... [READ MORE]

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