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 […]

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 […]

S.C. leaders react to Roe’s end, renew resolve to protect life

South Carolina Baptist leaders responded to the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case that overturned Roe v. Wade with jubilation — and a renewed resolve to protect life on the state level. The Court’s decision, however, does not ban abortion, but rather returns the matter to voters in each […]

ERLC’s Graham: Work will not end if Roe reversed

The reversal of the Roe v. Wade decision will be cause for celebration if it occurs, but it will not change the fact that the church must compassionately reach abortion-minded women, Southern Baptist pro-life specialist Elizabeth Graham said June 15 at the SBC’s annual meeting. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission presented “Standing for Life: […]