By Tom StrodeWashington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – The Equality Act will explicitly contradict the “fundamental liberties” guaranteed in the Bill of Rights if it becomes law, the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday (March 17). In written testimony for the Senate Judiciary Committee, the ERLC said […]
By Tom StrodeWashington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed Thursday (Feb. 25) for the second time a far-reaching gay and transgender rights proposal that opponents warn would have calamitous effects on freedom of religion and conscience, as well as protections for women, girls and unborn children. The Democratic-controlled House […]
President Biden promised to push for the passage of the so-called “Equality Act” during the first 100 days of his term. With a Democrat-controlled House and Senate, the passage of such legislation is more likely than ever before.