Latino leader: Immigration reform cannot trump the sanctity of life

Samuel Rodriguez, head of the National Hispanic Leadership Conference, says Christians should not vote for pro-choice candidates out of political expediency because they support immigration reform.

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Trump candidacy will test evangelical voters, says SBC leader

ERLC head Russell Moore says evangelicals who support GOP candidate Donald Trump don’t believe character matters in a presidential election.

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Cruz stumps at S.C. Baptist school

The Ted Cruz campaign announced an endorsement by the outgoing president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention Jan. 15.

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Online tool tracks ‘faux religious freedom’ claims

A church/state watchdog group has produced an online tool for monitoring controversial “religious freedom” bills and other legislation that critics say foster faith-based discrimination against gays.

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Disability advocates applaud Obama’s proposal for gun control, with a caveat

Advocacy groups including American Association of People with Disabilities called a proposal to access the Social Security database to identify individuals too dangerous to buy a gun a step backward for an administration with an overall good record on the inclusion of people with disabilities.

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Religious groups challenge contraceptive mandate in Supreme Court brief

Several religious nonprofits, including GuideStone Financial Resources, claim Obamacare violates their religious liberty.

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Southern Baptists present at private Cruz rally

Current and former leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention were reportedly in attendance for a two-day meeting in Texas to galvanize the Religious Right behind Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the 2016 presidential election.

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Senators ask government to publish names of schools requesting Title IX waivers

Eight Democats say students and parents have a right to “make informed decisions” about higher education.

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SBC leader, GOP hopeful, join hands on behalf of persecuted Christians

An SBC agency head and a Republican senator say America needs a president who takes the persecution of Christians seriously.

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Baptist leader supports Planned Parenthood defunding

Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director Paul Chitwood has come out early in support of legislation intended to prohibit taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.

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