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Planned Parenthood and Our Culture's Disrespect for Life
Planned Parenthood and Our Culture's Disrespect for Life

By: Aaron Weaver
The notion that we can reduce abortions by subsidizing an organization for which abortion is its foundational service - financially and philosophically - is morally incoherent.

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Georgia Bill Would Allow Concealed Weapons in Churches
Georgia Bill Would Allow Concealed Weapons in Churches
By: Aaron Weaver
Georgia politicians are considering a proposed law that would drop the ban on firearms in churches and other public places. Some faith leaders are opposing the misguided legislation.
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Will Moderate Baptists Break Silence on Abortion?
Will Moderate Baptists Break Silence on Abortion?

Many moderate and progressive Baptists have attempted to steer clear of the abortion debate, ceding abortion as an issue of moral significance to the Religious Right.

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Once Supporters, Baptists Now Shirk Earth Day
Once Supporters, Baptists Now Shirk Earth Day

When Earth Day began in 1970, Baptists actively supported the need for greater regulations to protect the planet. Today, too many Baptists shirk that responsibility.

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More Baptists Taking Aim at Predatory Lending
More Baptists Taking Aim at Predatory Lending

Not many associate Baptists with opposition to predatory lending, but Baptists in several states have been fighting the wealthy and powerful industry in recent years.

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Will Baptists Become Advocates for Climate Change?
Will Baptists Become Advocates for Climate Change?
With a few exceptions, churches and denominations have been silent about climate change. Since the issue isn't going away, what will it take to move them to action?
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SBC Official Issues Apology for Plagiarism
SBC Official Issues Apology for Plagiarism
Richard Land, Southern Baptists' chief ethicist, apologized on Monday for plagiarism during his radio show, saying he "failed to provide appropriate verbal attributions."
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Baptist Blogger Accuses SBC Ethics Agency Head of Plagiarism
Baptist Blogger Accuses SBC Ethics Agency Head of Plagiarism
Richard Land, Southern Baptists' top ethics official, quoted liberally from a conservative writer's column about the Trayvon Martin shooting without attribution, a Baptist blogger says.
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Saving the Environment – A Resolution at a Time
Saving the Environment – A Resolution at a Time
If Baptists desire to speak with credibility on environmental stewardship, they must move beyond passing resolutions and pursue concrete actions.
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Jon Meacham Just Doesn’t Get Religion
Fundamentalists are not the only type of Christian that appeals to biblical authority. More than a few theological progressives and liberals throughout history and even today make arguments based on biblical injunctions on a regular basis, especially in the political arena.
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Fred Shuttlesworth: Prophet of Social Equality at CBF
While not as well known as Martin Luther King Jr., Fred L. Shuttlesworth was the Baptist pastor most responsible for the success of the civil rights movement in the Alabama city known as "Bombingham." Fifty racially motivated bombings between 1947 and 1955 epitomized southern resistance to integration.
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