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Congressional town hall participation promoted

WASHINGTON (BP) — The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is encouraging Southern Baptists to participate in congressional town hall meetings during the August recess. Russell D. Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics entity, said in an Aug. 5 email … Continue reading

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Letter seeks ‘circle of protection’ for poor

WASHINGTON (ABP) — Christian leaders across the country released a pastoral letter July 18 urging Congress to make hungry and poor people a priority in negotiations over a new federal budget. With Washington set to reconsider sequestration — across-the-board spending cuts lingering from … Continue reading

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Breaking News — 37 religious organizations urge Congress to pass anti-discrimination bill

WASHINGTON (ABP) — Thirty-seven faith groups wrote senators June 12 urging passage of a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism coordinated the letter signed by faith … Continue reading

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