Guest Viewpoint: Equal Justice for the Unborn? 

In 2022, the Louisiana House prepared to pass HB-813, the Abolition of Abortion in Louisiana Act. The bill garnered statewide support; a majority of House Republicans pledged to vote for it. On the eve of the vote, more than 70 national pro-life organizations communicated to the House urging them to vote no on HB-813. Blindsided, […]

Pro-Life: Do You See Me?

The Gospel is the Answer to Abortion “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you” (Ps. 89:14). Originally, this article had no title. It wasn’t given a title in remembrance of all the children who were never named, never seen, and never loved by Christ’s church. Their […]

Election year expected to impact legislatures as pro-life advocacy continues

Tony Beam, a policy consultant with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, had not been able to enter the room for the overflow on the South Carolina Legislature’s opening day as a subcommittee considered a bill to protect minors from gender transitions. The subcommittee was considering priorities for the session, which Beam expects to address gender […]

Legislative Update: S.C. Senate votes to ‘insist’

More than 12O people, many carrying signs that simply read “recede,” gathered at the Statehouse in Columbia on Oct. 18 to encourage the Senate to pass the House version of the Human Life Protection Act (H5399). Since late August, the Senate and House have been passing H5399 back and forth, with neither chamber willing to […]

Guest Viewpoint: A Christian Response to Court Decision

Like many Christians, I have recently felt a responsibility to say something about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and open the door for abortion restrictions across the country. My goal in doing so is not to score any points or to take a victory lap. I am not under the illusion […]

SCBC Office of Public Policy sends letter to state representatives

In a July 7 letter following the overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court, Tony Beam, director of the Office of Public Policy for the South Carolina Baptist Convention, expressed the full support of thousands of South Carolina Baptists for a bill that will protect life in the womb, beginning at […]

Ministry by churches crucial in post-Roe world, advocates say

Churches and their members have essential roles to play in helping women and pre-born children in a post-Roe world, Christians involved in pro-life ministry say. The U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision has given states the authority to put into effect abortion bans for the first time in almost 50 […]

4 Misperceptions About Abortion Law in the Post-Dobbs Era

The Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is only a few weeks old, and already there are misperceptions and misunderstandings about what abortion law will look like now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned. Here are four main misperceptions that have been expressed in light of the recent ruling and […]

Roe v. Wade Overturned

This has been a monumental and historic year for the pro-life movement in America. On Friday, June 14, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade (the right to abortion ruling), sending it back to the states. It was a time of gratitude, rejoicing, and refreshed hope among the majority of evangelical […]