Monthly Archives: March 2015

Baptists credited with defeating push to legalize marijuana

LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Baptists won a major legislative victory by helping to defeat a measure in the General Assembly that would have legalized marijuana. Lawmakers concluded the 2015 legislative session early Wednesday morning without passing legislation that would have essentially bypassed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and made marijuana widely available for medical purposes. Kentucky […]

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Support Senate Bill 32 to curb the effects of payday loans

By Rick Hardison Chair, KBC Committee on Public Affairs Pastor, Great Crossing Baptist Church, Georgetown I want to invite you to join me in an effort to curb the effects of the payday loan industry. Payday loans are “short-term” loans where borrowers get, say, $500 in cash, and two weeks later they have to give […]

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