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Prior to the Founding Fathers’ prohibition against the establishment of religion and support for the free exercise of religion, Baptists were speaking up for the right to worship.   Before John Locke elegantly wrote about religious liberty, Baptists were already defending the rights of other religious traditions to practice openly their faith.   Religious liberty […] Read More

Richard Land, head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, recently quit a group that defends the religious liberty rights of Muslims.   Even as Land quit the group because of criticism from some Southern Baptists, he defended his decision to join the group and claimed he was still supporting religious liberty […] Read More