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Religious Liberty News Briefs

Religious Liberty News Briefs

On September 19, a bipartisan group introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would prevent the federal government from discriminating through the tax code against individual religious believers who hold the principle that marriage is a union of one man and one woman. According to bill author, Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID)H.R. 3133, the “Marriage and Religious Freedom Act,” “will ensure tolerance for individuals and organizations that affirm traditional marriage, protecting them from adverse federal action.” The bill is co-sponsored by Rep. Steve Scalise, Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC), and Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL).

 
 

Giving An Account: William Wilberforce and the Abolition of the Slave Trade

Giving An Account: William Wilberforce and the Abolition of the Slave Trade

By David C. Read – illiam Wilberforce (1759-1833) was the grandson of a British merchant who had made his fortune trading with the Baltic nations. William's father died when William was nine, and his temporarily overwhelmed mother sent him to live with an aunt and uncle who were Methodists. At the age of 17, William was sent to study at […]

 
 

Slavery and the Civil War – How the North and South were to Blame (Adventist Review)

On this 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, the Adventist Review is examining the history of the fiercest conflict ever on American soil.  In light of the modern human trafficking that most people are only now becoming aware of, Ellen White's article originally published during the Civil War is worth re-reading. EXCERPT: The North have had no […]