J.C. Derrick

J.C. is WORLD Radio’s managing editor. He spent 10 years covering sports, higher education, and politics for the Longview News-Journal and other newspapers in Texas before joining WORLD in 2012 and eventually becoming WORLD’s Washington Bureau chief. Follow J.C. on Twitter @jcderrick1.

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Boards back SOGI compromise

Religion | Major Christian groups endorse framework to expand LGBT rights in exchange for religious protections
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 12/12/18, 02:23 pm

Two major evangelical organizations have formally endorsed principles that would add sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) to federal nondiscrimination law. 

The boards of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) quietly passed similar motions in recent months, advancing a multiyear effort they say is necessary to preserve religious freedom. 

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After violence, calls for civility and fair reporting

by J.C. Derrick
Posted 10/29/18, 10:51 am

After a string of violent and malicious acts in the United States, including a shooting at a supermarket in Kentucky, a mass mailing of suspicious packages to Democrats, and the massacre at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, federal officials and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called for more civil public discourse over the weekend.

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Red Sox down Dodgers to win World Series

by J.C. Derrick
Posted 10/29/18, 09:55 am

The Boston Red Sox are World Series champions again, with left-hander David Price pitching seven strong innings Sunday night to lead Boston to a 5-1 win and a 4-1 series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. “This is why I came here,” Price said afterward. “I knew we were going to have an opportunity to get to this point every year, and to finally get here, and to come out on top—I’m at a loss for words right now.”

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