Southern Baptists in Georgia support amending the state constitution to specify that 14th-Amendment guarantees of due process and equal protection of the law extend to the unborn.

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More than two dozen Memphis-area clergy gathered this week to voice opposition to a proposed amendment to the Tennessee constitution permitting lawmakers to pass laws restricting a woman’s access to abortion.

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Russell Moore, head of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, says Tennessee is becoming “the abortion capital of the Bible Belt.”

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As religious leaders including a former Southern Baptist Convention president are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge, denominational leaders warned Christians against unwitting support for types of medical research that require the destruction of human embryos.

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Nearly three dozen representatives of faith-based organizations say they believe that women and girls who face sexual violence and rape “deserve meaningful access to the full range of reproductive health care options, including safe abortion.”

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Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:40

Tennessee Baptist school fights Obamacare

Union University is the latest Baptist institution to file a federal lawsuit challenging an order to provide drugs as part of employee health care plans that they believe cause an abortion.

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A Baptist pharmacist fired for refusing to sell what he believes is an abortion-inducing drug says he is a victim of religious discrimination.

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A bill to end public funding of abortion coverage under Obamacare is expected to be voted upon in the House but go nowhere in the Senate. President Obama has vowed he would veto the measure.

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Wednesday, 22 January 2014 10:12

Mohler: America more pro-life than in 1973

A Southern Baptist seminary president and theologian says while culture has drifted away from traditional values on a number of moral issues, America is arguably more divided on abortion than when the Supreme Court legalized it on Jan. 22, 1973.

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Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:56

SBC leader says abortion affects local church

Russell Moore says pastors should speak about the sanctity of human life not as an “external issue,” but one that affects people sitting in their pews.

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