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LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, right, and the Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, are among 20 religious leaders who have signed "Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders," released Dec. 15, 2017. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

LCMS joins others in affirming ‘God-given sexual identity’

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and the Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, are two of the signers of “Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders.”

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Synod joins court brief to protect pregnancy centers from mandated abortion advertising

The Synod is among 22 states, 144 members of Congress and numerous other organizations filing amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could block California’s mandate for abortion advertisements in pro-life pregnancy centers.

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Friends Kitty Fields and Juliana Wing walk together during the March for Life 2017 on Friday, Jan. 27, in Washington, D.C. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Commentary: ‘Life and breath and everything’

The Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, reflects on the significance of the annual March for Life.

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Jack Phillips, a Christian cake artist being sued for declining to design a custom cake for a same-sex wedding, decorates one of his creations. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Dec. 5 in the case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. (Alliance Defending Freedom)

Supreme Court hears case of Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

Upon hearing oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court now must decide, in effect, whether Christians have the same liberty as others to live consistently according to their religious beliefs.

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