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Faith communities can help countries address human trafficking, which currently victimizes an estimated 25 million adults and children worldwide in sex trafficking and forced labor, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large John Cotton Richmond said in releasing the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP).Category: Baptist Press, National NewsRead more
The legal challenge to the constitutionality of the ministerial housing allowance is over -- for now.Category: Baptist Press, National NewsRead more
The U.S. House of Representatives approved Friday (May 17) an expansive gay and transgender rights bill that opponents warn would devastatingly undermine freedom of religion, conscience and speech, as well as protections for women, girls and unborn children.Category: Baptist Press, National NewsRead more
The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission unveiled Thursday (April 11) an evangelical Christian statement on artificial intelligence that expresses both hope and concern regarding the emerging technology.Category: Baptist Press, National NewsRead more
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives initiated Tuesday (April 2) their latest effort to gain a floor vote on legislation to require health care for a baby born alive during an abortion.Category: Baptist Press, National NewsRead more
Congress has failed, to this point, to heed the latest urgent request from a coalition led by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission to rescind a provision in federal law requiring churches to file tax returns for the first time in American history.Category: Baptist Press, National NewsRead more